Fuyao closer to starting operations


MORAINE, Ohio (WDTN) – The new tenant set to take over part of the old GM factory is nearly ready to begin operations.Fuyao is repurposing the factory in order to make glass products for vehicles.

Meanwhile, employees already hired are putting together equipment and learning how to use it. The human resources manager, Tom Thompsen, says they have about 200 employees as of now and are looking to add a hundred each month until they reach their goal of 1500.

“There’s a lot of people who are looking for work, and we have good work here,” said Thompsen. “We’re happy to be able to take that base of employees that are out there and have them come and work with us. I mean its great for the community, its great for the individuals, its great for our organization.”

They have manufacturing, maintenance, and engineering jobs available. Anyone interested in a position can apply with Ohio Means Jobs.

Fuyao hopes to officially begin operations in June.

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