Lego Group establishing manufacturing plant in Chesterfield County, creating 1,760-plus jobs

Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 10:03 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WDBJ) - The Lego Group will invest more than $1 billion to construct its U.S. manufacturing plant in Chesterfield County, according to Governor Glenn Youngkin.

The company will construct a 1.7-million-square-foot precision manufacturing facility in Meadowville Technology Park, which will create more than 1,760 jobs.

“The LEGO Group’s decision to establish its U.S. manufacturing plant in Virginia shines a global spotlight on the advantages that make the Commonwealth the best business location in the nation, and we look forward to a long and successful partnership with this iconic company,” said Youngkin.

The LEGO Group was founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen and its products are now sold in more than 130 countries worldwide.

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