LM Wind Power announces fourth Chinese blade factory in Baodi

LM Wind Power expects to create 500 jobs and start production in July 2017. 

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Denmark-based LM Wind Power announced the addition of another blade factory to its global manufacturing set up. The new facility will be located in the Baodi district in the north eastern part of China, 40 km from LM Wind Power's existing plant in Tianjin that was established in 2001 as the first foreign wind industry company in the area. 

The Baodi facility will be LM Wind Power's fourth Chinese blade plant and the company's 15th worldwide. LM Wind Power expects to create 500 jobs and start production in July 2017. 

The recruitment for the Baodi operations has commenced and the company is investing significantly in training for the new colleagues over the coming months. LM Wind Power currently employs 2,300 people in China distributed across three blade manufacturing plants in Tianjin, Qin Huang Dao and Jiangyin and offices in Beijing and Shanghai.