GE Appliances, a Haier company, is headquartered at Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky. GE Appliances employs approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, including 6,000 at headquarters.
GE Appliances had annual revenue of $6.3 billion in 2015.
Charles “Chip” Blankenship is the President and CEO.
Appliance Park is 900-acre facility that houses executive offices, manufacturing operations, a technology and engineering center, industrial design operations and the largest distribution warehouse in the company’s network.
Today, Appliance Park produces washing machines and dryers, hybrid water heaters, air conditioners, dishwashers and bottom freezer refrigerators.
Additional Manufacturing Sites
GE Appliances also operates manufacturing facilities in four additional states:
- Decatur, Alabama – producing top freezer refrigerators
- LaFayette, Georgia – producing cooking products*
- Selmer, Tennessee – producing Monogram built-in refrigerators*
In 1987, Mabe, a joint venture, was created by GE and Mexican entrepreneurs. Mabe currently makes bottom freezer and side by side refrigerators, cooking products, and dryers for GE Appliances.
GE Appliances’ distribution network includes nine distribution centers with 130 additional cross dock locations across the United States.
GE Appliances has a network of call centers located in Louisville, Kentucky; Rapid City, South Dakota*; and Memphis, Tennessee*.
In 2014, GE Appliances partnered with Local Motors and the University of Louisville to launch FirstBuild, a global co-creation community and physical, state-of-the-art microfactory in Louisville, Kentucky supported by an online forum that harnesses the global brainpower of the maker movement. FirstBuild engineers, working in tandem with members of the online maker community, will speed the next generation of home appliance innovation and enable customization through small-batch production without the cost and risk of traditional mass manufacturing.
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*Wholly owned subsidiaries of GE Appliances