GE Appliances to expand production, add 260 jobs

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — GE Appliances plans to expand production and add 260 new jobs at its manufacturing complex in Louisville, Kentucky. The company said in a statement on Tuesday that a $62 million investment will expand production of washers, dryers, dishwashers and refrigerators in the 750-acre manufacturing complex known as Appliance Park. The statement said consumers are staying home and using their appliances more often due to the coronavirus pandemic and a desire for for sanitization cycles on washers and dishwashers is one factor driving increased demand. The expansion is expected to be complete by the first quarter of next year.