PHOTO RELEASE: Electrolux Memphis Plant Reaches Construction Milestone with Installation of Sign and Logo
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 3, 2012 – The Electrolux Memphis manufacturing center reached a key construction milestone Tuesday with the crane installation of the plant’s 24’ x 7’ exterior sign and logo. Project Director Adam Roberts said the 750,000-square-foot plant is now 80 percent complete, with construction on track for substantial completion by the end of 2012.
The facility, located within the Frank C. Pidgeon Industrial Park, is designed to produce Electrolux®, Electrolux ICON®, and Frigidaire® built-in and specialty cooking products, including drop-in/slide-in ranges, wall ovens, specialty freestanding ranges and cooktops. The plant will be fully operational in 2014, with employment levels reaching as many as 1,200 people over the next five years.
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About The Electrolux Group
Electrolux is a global leader in household appliances and appliances for professional use, selling more than 40 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. The company focuses on innovative solutions that are thoughtfully designed, based on extensive consumer insight, to meet the real needs of consumers and professionals. Electrolux products include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, air-conditioners and small appliances such as vacuum cleaners sold under esteemed brands like Electrolux, AEG, Eureka and Frigidaire. In 2011 Electrolux had sales of SEK 102 billion and 58,000 employees. For more information go to www.electrolux.com/press and www.electrolux.com/news.