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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Electronics maker Lenovo will start making computers at its warehouse near Greensboro.

The company announced Tuesday that it will hire 115 employees to help make the tablet, notebook and desktop computers at its Whitsett facility about 10 miles east of Greensboro.

Lenovo is a Chinese company with a headquarters in Mooresville. The company is trying to expand its sales in the United States.

The new computer line should be producing products by early 2013.

Gov. Beverly Perdue says Lenovo has a tremendous amount of confidence in North Carolina workers.

U.S. Sen. Richard Burr says Lenovo realized how much talent and potential are available with workers in the state

In the past two years, Lenovo has opened plants in China, Brazil and the United States.

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