LOUISVILLE, Ky. — GE Appliances (GEA), a Haier company, announced the startup of its latest investment – a new $80 million dishwasher manufacturing line at its supersite in Louisville, Ky. with a completely redesigned extra-large capacity dishwasher platform. The new dishwasher line, together with production increases in other product categories, will add more than 280 new jobs at Appliance Park as GEA increases output to meet demand. This investment is the second dishwasher investment in 2020 and follows the announcement in June of $19 million to expand the facility.
GEA introduces a completely redesigned extra-large capacity dishwasher The $80 million investment will add robotic and other advanced manufacturing equipment to eliminate difficult jobs, improve ergonomics, and enhance the manufacturing environment.
As part of the design process, engineering and manufacturing teams worked on the assembly line to experience how the manufacturing process could be made easier for production employees. The result was improved manufacturability and a high-quality product designed with consumers in mind. In addition to great performance, the new dishwashers have an updated appearance, electronic controls, and true flush installation that were also designed to appeal to builders and property managers.