KY (WAVE) – Thousands of people attended an open house at GE's Appliance Park.
has been nine years since Appliance Park's 50th anniversary, and
Sunday the park employees had the opportunity to show off where they spend
their work day to family and friends.
took a tour of the new GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater and bottom freezer refrigeration
employee Todd Cook said, "It's really exciting, we call it the revitalization of American
manufacturing. We are learning how to do this process all over again. Taking
raw materials and making a great product for people."
GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater and bottom freezer products and manufacturing
operations are part of the $800 million investment GE will be making at the
appliance park by 2012. These operations have created over 1,000 jobs.