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About GE Appliances

Born in the U.S. and backed by the world’s largest appliance brand, we’re the fastest-growing appliance manufacturing company in the U.S., with more than a century of industry experience.

We build the world’s best appliances that are in half of all U.S. homes, and we contribute to local economies in every state. With our global headquarters located in Louisville, Ky., our 13,600 U.S. employees create, design, build, deliver and service the most trusted and innovative products that make life better for the owners, customers, and communities we serve. At GE Appliances, we build 2,333 units per hour, deliver an appliance every 4.5 seconds and ship 28.1 million parts and accessories.

GE Appliances Economic Impact

Our national footprint begins at our headquarters and largest operation in Kentucky, includes our growing presence in Georgia and continues to other manufacturing facilities in Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee, as well as R&D, sales, distribution and support operations in 46 states.

Our Impact Story

Strengthening Communities & Creating Opportunities

The economic impact of GE Appliances is felt throughout Kentucky and across the U.S. The financial strength of our payroll, investments in technology and facilities, our purchases and those of our employees, and the tax payments generated by all these activities strengthen the national and regional economies where we operate.

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62,000additional jobs created by GEA’s impact and its employees

$18 BILLION contributed to U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

$313 MILLION in major product and manufacturing investments announced

Our U.S. Manufacturing Operations

Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., we’ve been a leader in American manufacturing since 1907. Our employees at nine manufacturing plants across five states build appliances that are in half of all U.S. homes.

Louisville, KY, USA

Our global headquarters in Louisville, Ky. is located at Appliance Park, a 750-acre Industrial Park established in 1951. Home to more than 6,500 employees, including 900 design and manufacturing engineers, the Louisville location includes five manufacturing facilities and is so large it has its very own zip code. At Appliance Park our employees make washers, dryers, dishwashers, bottom-freezer & multi-door (2021) refrigerators, and appliance components. We also have paint and injection molding operations at Appliance Park.

170-acre industrial park established in 1951.

Our largest manufacturing site with five facilities making washers, dryers, dishwashers and refrigerators.

The largest injection molding facility in Kentucky.

4,100 production employees, 2,400 corporate support employees

Title: Louisville, KY

Facts:

750-acre industrial park established in 1951.

Our largest manufacturing site with five facilities making washers, dryers, dishwashers and refrigerators.

The largest injection molding facility in Kentucky.

4,500 production employees, 2,600 corporate support employees.

Body: Our global headquarters in Louisville, Ky. is located at Appliance Park, a massive, 750-acre industrial park established in 1951. Home to 7,100 employees, including 900 design and manufacturing engineers, the Louisville location includes five manufacturing plants and is so large it has its own zip code. At Appliance Park, our employees make washers, dryers, dishwashers, bottom-freezer & multi-door (2021) refrigerators and appliance components. We also have paint and injection molding operations.

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Title: Decatur, AL

Facts:

Opened in 1977, Decatur is our third-oldest manufacturing facility.

1,300 employees make top-freezer refrigerators that are sold under the GE and Hotpoint brands.

The largest private employer in Morgan County.

Body: GE Appliances’ Decatur production operation manufacturers top-freezer refrigerators for home builders and retailers. The plant, on the banks of the Tennessee River, began making refrigerators in 1977 and employs 1,300 people. Our Decatur facility is the largest private employer in Morgan County.

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Title: LaFayette, GA

Facts:

In operation since 1973, Roper is our second oldest manufacturing plant.

2,050 employees make ranges, cooktops and wall ovens.

The largest private employer in Walker County.

Body: GE Appliances has deep roots in Georgia that continue to grow. Opened in 1973, Roper is the largest employer in Walker County, and one of the largest employers in northwest Georgia with more than 2,000 employees. Roper produces some of America's best cooking products – from free-standing electric ranges to wall ovens and cooktops in a variety of finishes and designs.

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Title: Selmer, TN

Facts:

350 employees make premium and mass-premium refrigerators, freezers and air-conditioning products.

Monogram is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE Appliances purchased in 2005.

The facility has manufactured appliances for more than 30 years.

Body: Monogram Refrigeration, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of GE Appliances in Selmer that was purchased by the company in 2005 and employs 350 people. The two manufacturing buildings at the site produce high-end Monogram®, Café™ and GE Profile™ refrigerators and freezers and Zoneline® packaged terminal air conditioners (PTACs).

Video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/t_cQONxUAl0

Title: Camden, SC

Facts:

The plant in Kershaw County was originally a Haier-owned refrigeration operation opened in 1999.

In 2019, GE Appliances announced plans to convert it to a Manufacturing Center of Excellence for water heater production.

Expected to reopen in 2021 with 110 initial employees and room for future growth.

Body: Originally built by Haier as a refrigeration plant in 1999, the GE Appliances’ renovation efforts will transform the Camden, S.C., plant into a state-of-the-art, high-volume, water heater production facility with capacity for future growth. The retooled plant is expected to open in 2021 with an initial group of 110 employees who will build the new products.

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A man and woman walk down an aisle of boxes in a GE warehouse.A man in an orange shirt inspects electrical components.A young Asian man and middle aged white man have a discussion while working at their laptops.A man in an orange shirt touches a touchscreen with a 3-D model displayed.A Black woman working in a GE warehouse wears safety goggles and smiles. A man wearing a facemask sits with his arms crossed on a motorized cart.A middle aged Asian man wearing a button down shirt smiles.A warehouse worker stands with his arms crossed under an American flag.A Black man inspects a part while working in a GE warehouse.

Made in America

Behind every one of our appliances is the work of 13,600 dedicated U.S. employees. From refrigerators to dishwashers, ovens to ranges, washers to dryers and air conditioning units to water heaters, many of our products are Made in America at our nine manufacturing facilities. Since 2018, we’ve invested more than $660 million in our American operations and created 1,500 new U.S. jobs. We’re committed to American manufacturing and building Made in America* appliances you can trust.

*70 to 90% U.S. content. Product details at www.geappliances.com/USA.

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