GE Refrigeration Plant in Bloomington Makes Staggering Recovery


Investments and Innovation Save Bloomington Manufacturing Jobs

According to Inside Indiana Business, General Electric’s Appliance manufacturing facility in Bloomington, Indiana has made investments and improved efficiencies to not only save the 550 jobs that were slated for elimination in 2008 but to add 200 more jobs during the next two years. Dirk Bowman, who was the plant manager when GE made the initial decision to shutter the place is now general manager for all of the plants for GE. Bowman expressed particular delight in seeing the Bloomington facility turn things around with innovation and upgrading the skills of the workforce to once again face the future with optimism for prosperity.

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