Apr 14, 2023 - News
Lego breaks ground on billion-dollar Chesterfield plant
Lego officially broke ground on its new $1 billion manufacturing plant in Chesterfield yesterday.
Why it matters: The factory — set to be the company's only one in the U.S. — promises to bring 1,760 jobs to the region.
- Lego is already trying to fill 500 positions, per the company.
Details: Recent public job listings by the company include positions ranging from IT to human resources director.
- The company has said it expects to pay employees in the region an average wage of $60,000.
What's next: Lego plans to begin using its Chesterfield site to pack playsets next year, with full-scale production set for 2025.
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