Investing in the Dayton region may be just the first step for China’s largest auto glass maker as it takes aim at the lucrative U.S. market, according to industry experts, customers and economic development officials.
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By the numbers
$200 million — Total investment in the former GM manufacturing plant in Moraine.
$16 billion — Fuyao’s annual sales in 2012.
$580 million —Amount of money Fuyao founder Cao Dewang donated to charity in 2011.
800 — The number of jobs expected at the Moraine plant.
18 — Fuyao’s percentage of the global glass automotive supply market.
The Dayton Daily News was first to name Fuyao as company planning to bring 800 jobs to the former General Motors plant in Moraine. The newspaper has closely followed the GM plant since the automaker ceased vehicle assembly there five years ago.