General Electric Begins Manufacturing New Hybrid Water Heater in Appliance Park

General Electric is trying to reverse decades of outsourcing by doing something it hasn’t done in over 50 years, opening a new manufacturing operation in Louisville. China is where earlier versions of the GeoSpring Water Heater were manufactured. But Louisville’s Appliance Park has since advanced, and will now build the new energy-efficient hybrid GeoSpring. “The […]

Yarmuth Praises GE Leader’s Innovation, Leadership

Responding to the announcement that General Electric Co.’s James P. Campbell is retiring at the end of the year, U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., praised the appliance CEO as an innovator and job creator. The 54-year-old is stepping down after three decades at the company and overseeing a $1 billion investment in its appliance department, […]

GE To Begin Filling 480 New Jobs

From the Associated Press General Electric in Louisville will start taking applications for 480 new jobs starting Wednesday. GE spokeswoman Kim Freeman says former employees and those with manufacturing experience will be given first consideration. The company will accept 6,000 applications, and Freeman says anyone who has previously applied for a GE job will need […]

Biden Visits Louisville's GE Plant

By Rick Howlett Vice-President Joe Biden was in Louisville Monday to tout the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Biden delivered a 25 minute speech at General Electric’s Appliance Park. The company is getting nearly $25 million in tax credits under the program to help retool the facility for lines of energy efficient appliances. “The only […]

Non-profit Brooklawn Gets Help from GE

A throng of employees from General Electric were at work at Brooklawn Child & Family Services today. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer explains why. More than 500 GE employees showed up at Brooklawn’s campus off Goldsmith Lane for the company’s annual volunteer project. Brooklawn has a campus off Goldsmith Lane where it provides treatment program for emotionally […]