Friday, May 20, 2011

lego lego lego!

well, this time it's about the north american headquarters (which happen to be in connecticut) adding jobs!

LEGO's Headquarters Adding Jobs After Expanding Space

Company Topped $1Billion In Sales For The First Time Last Year

After converting one of its former manufacturing buildings into offices, LEGO Systems Inc. is now hiring new employees to fill the 125,000 square-foot space as sales of the iconic toys continue to soar.
LEGO has hired about 75 new employees at its North American headquarters in the past year, bringing the total to 545 and is continuing to hire, brand relations director Michael McNally said.
Since restructuring in 2003-04, the Danish toy company has experienced U.S. sales gains for six straight years, with dramatic gains during the recession. In 2010, LEGO exceeded $1 billion in U.S. consumer sales for the first time, and saw a 28 percent increase in consumer sales...............

and while we're at it.................

how to make a lego necklace

pic from the tutorial at thelongthread linked above

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