IBM sold its consumer hardware division to Beijing-based Lenovo in 2005, but Lenovo looks to restore IBM's American-made legacy in 2013. In June, Lenovo announced the opening a production facility in Whitsett, N.C. The new plant has created 115 jobs in the state, and manufactures such recent products as the the ThinkPad Helix and ThinkPad Tablet 2. Lenovo has hinted that this is just the beginning.
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