General Electric Expands New Healthcare Program to Louisville

General Electric is trying to create a more integrated health system in the company’s main areas of operation. This includes Louisville, where GE expects to add 1,000 employees by 2014. “For us to continue to be competitive as a global company, as an American based company, we need to be able to tackle some of… Continue reading General Electric Expands New Healthcare Program to Louisville

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… Continue reading General Electric Begins Manufacturing New Hybrid Water Heater in Appliance Park

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,… Continue reading Yarmuth Praises GE Leader’s Innovation, Leadership

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… Continue reading GE To Begin Filling 480 New Jobs

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… Continue reading Biden Visits Louisville's GE Plant

GE To Make New "Smart" Washers And Dryers In Louisville

General Electric says 430 new jobs will be created at its Appliance Park operation in Louisville when it adds a new line of energy-efficient washers and dryers. Company officials announced Monday that they plan to invest $80 million in the operation, which will begin turning out front-loading washers in the third quarter of 2012, and… Continue reading GE To Make New "Smart" Washers And Dryers In Louisville

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… Continue reading Non-profit Brooklawn Gets Help from GE

GE Announces Appliance Park Expansion

General Electric made it official Monday and announced it will, for the first time in decades, make a new product at Louisville’s Appliance Park. GE Consumer and Industrial President Jim Campbell says the expansion will create some 400 jobs in the plant and hundreds more auxillary jobs in the community. “For the first time in… Continue reading GE Announces Appliance Park Expansion