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A Chinese billionaire’s factory in Ohio, an emblem of China’s shifting role in the global economy, faces challenges with hiring and pay

ho Tak Wong, the chairman of the biggest maker of automotive glass in China, seized the forces of globalization to become a billionaire whose company shipped goods around the world. As China's economy slows down, he is at the forefront of another major shift that has the wealthier nation trying to sustain its growth by investing overseas. Cho spent $500 million renovating a factory in Moraine, Ohio, but doing business in the United States comes with distinct challenges, such as employees accustomed to different pay and work cultures.
12 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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