New Lego factory in the US – level 2

20-06-2022 07:00

Danish toymaker Lego is planning to build a new factory in the US. The factory will be in Virginia, and it is a part of the company’s plan to move toy creation closer to its biggest market.

Recently, the global supply chain had many problems, and the cost of transportation increased, too. A factory in the US was a good way to lower the effects of global problems.

The new factory will have 160,000 square meters, and it’ll give jobs to more than 1,760 people. Currently, it gives jobs to 24,000 people in all the world, and it makes around 100 billion colored bricks every year. Last year, the comany made more than $8 billion.

Difficult words: market (a place or country, where people buy and sell things), supply chain (all the activities and the people which make products and send them to customers), global (all over the world).

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