VF Corporation has opened a new distribution center in Kunshan, China, that will handle 30 million units of products annually and employ nearly 400 people. The new 85,000-square-meter facility represented an investment of more than $60 million, representing VF's largest infrastructure investment in China to date. In 2013, VF's total revenues in China reached a level of more than $500 million. By 2017, VF expects China to contribute nearly $1 billion to total company revenues. VF brands sold in China include The North Face, Lee, Vans, Timberland, Kipling, 7 For All Mankind, Wrangler and Nautica. During the past year, VF has added four new distribution centers around the world - all strategically located to competitively manage costs and source closer to end markets. They were opened in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium; Mexico City; Los Angeles and Hackleburg, Alabama, where the company reopened a facility that had been destroyed by a tornado in April 2011.

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