The LG Electronics home appliance manufacturing plant in Clarksville, Tenn., has produced its 1 millionth washing machine.
“This milestone is a tribute to the hundreds of men and women producing LG’s award-winning washers in the United States,” LG Electronics North America CEO Thomas Yoon said in a statement. “In addition to commemorating LG’s top-rated washing machines for American consumers, this milestone highlights LG’s proud role as a strong contributor to the local economy and leading employer in America.”
The millionth washer – a new ENERGY STAR certified front-load model with smart features – rolled off the production line this week at the $360 million factory, believed to be the world’s most advanced, integrated washing machine production plant. The million-square-foot plant has “increased LG’s competitiveness in the U.S., increasing speed to market and responsiveness to changing market conditions,” Yoon said.
Since constructing the factory, the company has been ramping up production of LG’s award-winning washing machines. LG front- and top-load washers are ranked #1 according to a leading U.S. consumer magazine. LG also holds the #1 spot in overall customer satisfaction across its home appliance portfolio that includes laundry and other major appliances according to the most recent American Customer Satisfaction Index rankings.
Employment at the Clarksville factory has already has grown to more than 700, and the company is still hiring as production continues to increase. Current openings include Line Operators, Technicians, Maintenance, Supervisors and Managers. LG Tennessee provides opportunities for job growth and career advancement. Applicants are invited to visit lgecareers.com.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Tennessee in Clarksville is part of LG Electronics USA, Inc., the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $53 billion global innovator in technology and manufacturing. In the United States, LG sells a wide range of innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile phones, commercial displays, air conditioning systems, solar energy solutions and vehicle components. LG is a 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence.
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