Where are the factories where your favorite blocks come to life? Have you ever wondered where those magical bricks are born? Hold onto your hardhat, because we’re diving deep into the vibrant world of LEGO® factories. Discover where they’re located, how they contribute to the LEGO® experience, and how you can even take an all-inclusive trip to see how LEGO® is manufactured.
The Manufacturing Plants Are On The Eastern Side Of The Globe
The LEGO® Group operates an array of factories around the globe to craft those iconic, interlocking bricks we all adore. The primary manufacturing hubs are nestled in Billund, Denmark; Nyíregyháza, Hungary; and Monterrey, Mexico. These facilities are the cornerstones of LEGO® production, churning out pieces that find their way into millions of homes and imaginations.
Secondary production sites are located in Jiaxing, China, and Kladno, Czech Republic. The company is also on an ambitious expansion drive. They’re breathing life into a brand-new, environmentally friendly factory in Chesterfield County, Virginia. This will mark LEGO®’s re-entry into the United States, as their previous Connecticut factory had closed years ago. It’s expected to become operational by the latter half of 2025 and will create around 1,760 jobs.
LEGO® is further expanding its footprint with upgrades to existing factories in Mexico, Hungary, and China. They’re even planning to erect a new factory in Vietnam by 2024. In this process, LEGO® will be creating thousands of jobs by bringing the joy of the brick around the globe.
For the superfans out there, how about a behind-the-scenes look at a LEGO® factory? Yes, it’s possible! Tours can be booked through the LEGO® House website. These exclusive tours, known as the LEGO® Inside Tour, offer a comprehensive experience, including a chat with designers and a trip down memory lane at Ole Kirk Kristiansen’s original house. Priced at approximately $3,000 USD, these tours offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience and even include a stay at the LEGOLAND hotel!
LEGO® Is Made Around The World
From Denmark to Hungary, Mexico, and soon the United States, these production sites keep the world building, imagining, and creating. Don’t miss the chance to take a factory tour if you’re a true LEGO® aficionado; it’s an experience you won’t forget. Keep building, keep exploring, and most of all, keep having fun with LEGO®!