The VinFast Manufacturing Campus, located on nearly 2,000 acres on the Chatham County Triangle Innovation Point megasite. Phase 1 will include manufacturing facilities for electric cars, producing 150,000 vehicles annually.
“I am thrilled that Clayco is breaking ground on the nation’s first VinFast electric vehicle manufacturing campus,” said Anthony Johnson, President of Clayco’s Industrial Business Unit. “As one of the largest builders of electric vehicle-related manufacturing projects across the nation, I can say without hesitation that this is a transformative project for the Raleigh-Durham economy and a major win for American manufacturing. We are both honored and humbled to be a part of such an impactful project.”
The campus, constructed in partnership with architect Albert Kahn Associates, is projected to create between 1,500 and 2,000 jobs. The factory will start production in 2025.
The primary manufacturing buildings will include production and assembly. Additional support buildings will include an office and training facility, a central energy plant, fire prevention and pumphouse facilities, and finished vehicle area.