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Family and friends tour GE Appliance Park

LOUISVILLE,KY (WAVE) – Thousands of people attended an open house at GE's Appliance Park.

Ithas been nine years since Appliance Park's 50th anniversary, andSunday the park employees had the opportunity to show off where they spendtheir work day to family and friends.

Visitorstook a tour of the new GeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater and bottom freezer refrigerationmanufacturing operations.

GEemployee Todd Cook said, "It's really exciting, we call it the revitalization of Americanmanufacturing. We are learning how to do this process all over again. Takingraw materials and making a great product for people."

The newGeoSpring Hybrid Water Heater and bottom freezer products and manufacturingoperations are part of the $800 million investment GE will be making at theappliance park by 2012. These operations have created over 1,000 jobs.

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