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Electrolux Announces Additional $30 Million Investment in Anderson, SC Manufacturing Facility

Expansion to add advanced manufacturing; enhance capacity

Charlotte, N.C., May 14, 2014 – Electrolux announced today it is investing $30 million in its Anderson, S.C. manufacturing facility, which produces top-mount refrigerators as well as under-the-counter models. The investment will add advanced manufacturing capability and enhance capacity.

This investment is in addition to a prior $30 million investment the company made recently in the facility, which added a Refrigeration Research and Development Center as well as other improvements.

“Our primary focus at Electrolux is on the development of new innovation, based on consumer insight, that delivers high-quality products our consumers depend on,” said Jack Truong, president and CEO of Electrolux Major Appliances North America. “We make award-winning products at this plant and our investment will drive future growth while also positively impacting our local base of employees and the South Carolina communities in which we live and work.”

The Electrolux plant in Anderson is 810,000 square feet and is situated on 225 acres.  It employs 1,900 full-time and contract employees and produces one out of every two top-freezer refrigerators shipped in North America. 

“Electrolux is a great employer and corporate citizen in South Carolina,” said Gov. Nikki Haley. “We congratulate them on their additional $30 million investment in Anderson – a sure sign of their continuing commitment to our state.” 

“Anderson County is proud that Electrolux has been part of our community for the past 25 years,” added Anderson County Council Chairman Tommy Dunn.  “This new investment reflects the company’s commitment to making the highest quality products and to providing jobs in our community.” 

Councilman Eddie Moore said, “Continued investment by Electrolux in their Anderson facility is testimony to the company’s confidence in our labor force and the county’s pro-business mindset.  We offer congratulations, thanks and well wishes for many years of success in Anderson County.” 

About Electrolux
Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances, based on deep consumer insight and developed in close collaboration with professional users. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances. Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, Frigidaire, AEG, Zanussi and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 50 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. In 2013, Electrolux had sales of $16.7 billion ($5.3 billion in North America) and 61,000 employees. The Electrolux North American headquarters is located at 10200 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262 in the University Research Park. For more information, go to https://newsroom.electrolux.com/us/.



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