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Manufacturing growth: Fuyao needs 400 more workers by year’s end

Post Time:Aug 09,2018Classify:Company NewsView:924

Even with 2,300 Moraine workers, Fuyao Glass America still hopes to fill an additional 400 job openings by the end of 2018, both for aftermarket glass production and the company’s planned warehouse, the company’s president said Monday.

“We’re actually looking not only for the production people, we’re looking for engineers,” said Jeff Liu, president of Fuyao.

Part of the need for workers is being driven by a shift of work from Fuyao’s plants in China to Moraine, Liu said. Today — after four years and nearly a billion dollars of investment — Fuyao’s Moraine plant is serving all domestic automotive original equipment manufacturers, he said.

Fuyao isn’t the only Dayton-area manufacturer looking for the right workers. U.S. Reps. Mike Turner (R-Dayton) and John Shimkus (R-Ill.) visited Fuyao Monday to highlight manufacturing growth locally and beyond.

Fuyao was built from the vacant plant left behind when General Motors closed its Moraine assembly operation in late 2008.


Source: www.daytondailynews.comAuthor: Shangyi

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