FINDLAY, OH—Whirlpool Corp. has begun construction on a $40 million expansion project at its dishwasher assembly plant here. The project will add 86,400 square feet to the facility and create approximately 50 new jobs. In addition, the appliance manufacturer has completed work on $40 million expansion project at its assembly plant in nearby Greenville, OH.
Manufacturers today are producing a wider range of products than ever. Life cycles are shrinking and demand for customization is increasing. As a result, assembly lines must be as flexible as possible without compromising efficiency. That’s why companies producing everything from pumps to pistols and caskets to chainsaws depend on mixed-model assembly.
MEMPHIS, TN—One of the largest economic development prizes for Memphis since the Great Recession, an Electrolux appliance assembly plant, has exceeded goals for jobs and investment that accompanied a tax break approved in 2011.
FINDLAY TOWNSHIP, PA—General Electric has opened a new operation here that will specialize in applying additive manufacturing technology to support the conglomerate’s various business units. The $39-million Center for Additive Technology Advancement will employ 50 engineers.
GREENVILLE, OH—After two years in product development, Whirlpool and KitchenAid finally began producing the new KitchenAid Pro Line Blender on March 28. The new product joins a host of other appliances assembled in Greenville, such as the KitchenAid Stand Mixer and hand mixer.
ASSEMBLY is excited to invite you to The ASSEMBLY Show in 2016. After another successful event in 2015, we are looking forward to bringing back this exclusively assembly focused tradeshow for another incredible year! Our event mission and commitment to you remains the same - helping suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment in manufacturing plants connect, learn, share and explore all things "assembly". Read More