The German Siemens Ag is planning to build a wind turbine production plant in Kansas. This plant will employing 400 workers and expand Siemens presence in the U.S.
Construction of the 30,000-square foot facility in Hutchinson is planned to start by August and the production to start later next year.
The Munich-based company’s renewable energy unit announced that the nacelle production plant will average 650 units a year when production gets under way. “By expanding our investment in Kansas, we are strengthening our presence in the U.S. and, at the same time, we are increasing the proximity to our U.S. customers,” said Rene Umlauft, chief executive of Siemens Energy’s Renewable Energy Division.
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