GE Appliances Opens Water Heater Plant in South Carolina
By HPAC MagazineHPAC General Plumbing gas manufacturing water heater
The $70 million plant will serve as the company’s Center of Excellence for water heater manufacturing and was built for future expansion.
GE Appliances, a Haier company, has opened a $70 million water heating manufacturing plant in Camden, South Carolina, a site that will serve as the company’s Center of Excellence for water heater manufacturing and was built for future expansion.
The new plant includes advanced systems for metal fabrication and welding, robotics for material handling and processing, and enameling of the steel.
Initially, the plant will produce gas water heaters under the GE brand.
In 2020, GE Appliances announced the launch of its Air & Water Solutions division, a channel dedicated to serving the needs of professional contractors and wholesale distributors in the plumbing and HVAC industry.
“Our entrance into the plumbing and HVAC channel is focused on professional contractors who are on the front lines and never stop creating solutions for their customers,”said Jim Skaggs, vice president of sales for GE Appliances Air & Water Solutions. “We are committed to matching their passion with a broad product portfolio, winning innovation, an iconic brand, and on-demand technical support.”