From the Triangle Business Journal, by Evan Hoopfer:

John Crumpton couldn’t help but chuckle.

During a recent presentation to the Lee County Board of Commissioners, Crumpton, manager of the county, said VinFast was going to use the old Marelli manufacturing facility in Sanford – which is being turned into the E. Eugene Moore Manufacturing and Biotech Solutions Center – for employee training and vehicle mockups. Local leaders envision the facility as a workforce development hub for Lee County and the surrounding region. Central Carolina Community College will operate the center.

“They have an aggressive schedule,” Crumpton said with a small laugh during his presentation to county commissioners in April. “They want to be able to start in nine to 12 months. We have put the giddy up in trying to get all this ready.”

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