LG opens first US electric vehicle charging factory in Fort Worth

The 100,000-sqft green energy facility will produce up to 10,000 advanced electric vehicle chargers per year.


Mayor Mattie Parker and LG President Alec Jang celebrate the grand opening of the company’s first U.S. EV charger factory.

Photo by Brandon Wade/LG Electronics USA

LG is the name and charging is the game. Last week, LG Electronics cut the ribbon on its first electric vehicle charging factory in the US — and it’s in north Fort Worth.

The repurposed facility — used previously by LG — at 2153 Eagle Pkwy. is now a 100,000-sqft factory powered entirely with green energy. The initial operations only take up 60,000 sqft, allowing space for future expansion.

By the end of the year, the facility will be able to produce more than 10,000 charging units annually in a variety of models including:

  • Level 2 AC Chargers | 11-kilowatt chargers that can be wall- or stand-mounted
  • Level 3 DC Chargers | 175-kilowatt fast chargers with an LCD touch-screen display that can display advertising
  • 350-kilowatt ultra-fast chargers (coming soon)

The facility will bring dozens of new tech jobs — in addition to the 40 local residents already employed. In addition to local labor, the new owner-operated charging stations will allow businesses to set their own rates and retain profits, rather than sending them to third-party station operators.


The Fort Worth factory will start production on Level 2 AC chargers by the end of 2024.

Photo by Brandon Wade/LG Electronics USA

“This is a great day for Fort Worth,” Mayor Mattie Parker said in a statement, “with this global leader choosing to establish its U.S. manufacturing base for EV chargers and creating new jobs here.”

This factory adds to LG’s Fort Worth presence — a 1 million-sqft center on North Beach Street has distributed consumer electronics and home appliances for three decades.


As a US manufacturing base, the LG factory brings more jobs to Fort Worth.

Photo by Brandon Wade/LG Electronics USA

But wait, there’s more — the factory opening wasn’t the only electric vehicle news to hit headlines last week.

The North Central Texas Council of Governments received $15 million from the federal government to install 100 public charging stations across DFW over the next five years. The funding is part of the Biden-Harris administration’s $623 million effort to create an EV charging network across the US.

NCTCOG also received $70 million to build up to five hydrogen fueling stations for freight trucks in Texas.

Quiz time: Do you know how many electric vehicles were sold in the US in 2023? Take a guess.

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