Whirlpool to Expand Distribution Center in Ohio

The $40 million expansion project of Whirlpool's Factory Distribution Center in Greenville is part of the company's plans to expand in Ohio.
The Whirlpool factory in Greenville, Ohio

The Whirlpool factory in Greenville, Ohio

Greenville, Ohio—Whirlpool announced the expansion of its Greenvile-based Factory Distribution Center (FDC), which is in charge of all global shipments for KitchenAid small appliances.

The project will double the FDC from 327,000 square feet to approximately 650,000 square feet, and will also ensure the reinforcement of Greenville as the global hub of the company.

“This groundbreaking today is a testament both to the success of our global KitchenAid business as well as our commitment to domestic operations in the U.S. and Ohio,” said Ken Hossler, plant lead at the Greenville FDC, in a prepared statement. “We’re continuing to invest in Ohio due to the skilled and talented workforce here, and are looking forward to this expansion’s role in our continued growth”, Hossler added.

The $40 million expansion that is scheduled to be completed by March 2017 is part of a larger, $80 million project that aims to expand the company’s facilities across Ohio.

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