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GE Expanding in LaFayette

August 7, 2013 12:58pm (EDT)
$88 Million Expansion at the LaFayette Plant
$88 Million Expansion at the LaFayette Plant

GE has announced an $88 million expansion at its LaFayette plant. The Roper Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of GE, GE Profile, and Monogram cooking appliances, the TimesFreePress.com reported today.

The Roper Corp. plant expansion will have a ribbon cutting on Friday with Governor Nathan Deal, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson and plant Manager Scott Ossewaarde.

Currently the plant employs 1,300 employees, according to the TimesFreePress.com. This in-sourcing is part of a $1 billion investment the company is putting into its appliance division.

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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