AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The bricks are everywhere.
The furniture is everywhere.
They’re the lifeblood of the brickyard.
And now, a company is making them into luxury furniture.AUSTIN-based Lego has opened a brick factory in downtown Austin to produce the company’s popular brick-based kits.
Lego’s brick factory, in the heart of downtown Austin, is a hub for the company to manufacture its bricks.
The company has been trying to build a brick-making industry in Texas for years, and now, with a new brick factory opening, the company is expanding.
Lego said it will invest $10 million to build the brick factory and start selling the products in 2018.
Lego spokesman Matt Williams says the company has sold $10.3 billion worth of products, including Lego bricks, through its brick factories in Europe and Asia.
Lego’s brick-maker headquarters in Budapest, Hungary.
The bricks are used to make bricks for the iconic LEGO sets, which include buildings, cars, airplanes and even a house.
Lego has been making bricks for about 20 years, but the company now says it has a brick plant in Austin.
Lego says it will build a new one to build more kits for the upcoming year.
The first Lego bricks will be sold at Lego’s Austin store, where they can be bought for $12.99.
It will then be sold to Lego stores around the country.