GE http://wfpl.org en General Electric Expands Production of New Refrigerators http://wfpl.org/post/general-electric-expands-production-new-refrigerators <p>General Electric is hiring more employees than expected to manufacture its new bottom-freezer refrigerator at Louisville&#39;s Appliance Park.</p><p>GE officials previously announced a total of 600 production line employees would build the new product. &nbsp;The company currently employs around 400 workers on the first shift, according to spokeswoman Kim Freeman. When the second shift begins later this summer, a total of 772 employees will be working on the appliance, she said.</p><p>The addition of 172 production line employees is a testament to the product, said Freeman.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:38:22 +0000 Devin Katayama 817 at http://wfpl.org General Electric Expands Production of New Refrigerators