LOUISVILLE, KY – April 16, 2020—Pallets of supplies from GE Appliances, a Haier company, have arrived at the Roper Corporation plant in LaFayette, Ga., to help support employees there dealing with the impacts of weekend tornadoes and dangerous storms.
A severe weather outbreak on Sunday caused significant power outages and damaged homes across southeast Tennessee and north Georgia, including the homes of several Roper employees.
“Our hearts go out to all of the families during this time who are dealing with the impacts of the storm,” said Kevin Nolan, President & CEO of GE Appliances, a Haier company. “Our goal is to make sure our employees and the LaFayette community have what they need to help weather this difficult time.”
On Wednesday, employees from GE Appliances’ global headquarters in Louisville, Ky., loaded up generators, flashlights, cell phone chargers, and coolers to take to LaFayette to assist Roper workers and their families.
Additionally, GE Appliances is contributing to additional relief efforts in the area through the local American Red Cross.
About GE Appliances
Americans have trusted GE Appliances for 130 years and its products are in more than half of U.S. homes. GE Appliances employs 12,500 people and its global headquarters is in Louisville, Ky. Its U.S. manufacturing facilities are in Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina. The company’s products include refrigerators, freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners and water filtration systems. GE Appliances’ products are sold under the Monogram®, CAFÉ™, GE Profile™, GE®, Haier and Hotpoint brands, For more information about the company and its US operations, visit www.geappliances.com/our-company.