GE Appliances to Build $55M Distribution Facility in Commerce, Georgia

by Camren Skelton

COMMERCE, GA. — GE Appliances will invest $55 million to build a new Southeast Region Appliance Distribution Center in Commerce, a city roughly 70 miles northeast of Atlanta. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced Thursday, June 14 that the household appliances manufacturer will create 100 new jobs at the new facility upon completion in April 2019. GE Appliances will have the ability to deliver products in three days or less to 90 percent of U.S. homes from the new center. Louisville, Ky.-based GE Appliances already has a strong presence in Georgia, with 1,960 employees at Roper Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary in LaFayette, and 50 employees supporting its Factory Service Operations based out of Atlanta. GE Appliances’ offerings include refrigerators, freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners and water filtration systems.

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