"We were delighted to welcome Governor McMaster and show him the $ 250 million investment we have made in Anderson to expand and modernize our factory, "said Nolan Pike director of Electrolux North America. "It was also a great honor to announce our donation of $ 300,000 to Anderson University . Our expansion is enhancing the manufacturing skills of our employees, and we want to be the cornerstone of support as a university. develops its new engineering program ".
"One of the main reasons companies like Electrolux continue to invest in our state and our people is that we have demonstrated a commitment and ability to produce a highly skilled workforce," said Governor Henry McMaster . "The fact that Electrolux has decided to reinforce those efforts by enhancing the skills of its workforce and investing in aspiring engineers from Anderson University demonstrates its dedication to making a positive impact on our state and its community."
The Electrolux Anderson campus produces refrigerators and freezers. The following are ways Electrolux is impacting the region Anderson :
- During its 33 years in the community, Electrolux has provided support through monetary and product donations, and through volunteering.
- He donated almost $ 350,000 to Habitat for Humanity at Anderson AIM and Homes of Hope in 2020.
- It recently opened a new 800,000 square foot manufacturing facility that is one of Electrolux's most automated factories in the world.
- It continues its commitment to combat COVID-19 and provide a safe work environment for its employees. On Wednesday April 21 Electrolux and SC Medical University are organizing a public COVID vaccination event at their factory Anderson from 8 am to 5 pm
Pike added, "We are delighted that Governor McMaster has been able to see the great work our amazing team is doing here. We are deeply committed to our employees and our community and we could not be more proud to be part of Anderson ".
Electrolux is a leading global appliance company that has shaped life for the better for more than 100 years. We reinvent experiences of taste, care and well-being for millions of people, always striving to be at the forefront of sustainability in society through our solutions and operations. Under our brands, including Electrolux, AEG, and Frigidaire, we sell approximately 60 million household products in approximately 120 markets each year. In 2020, Electrolux had sales of USD 14 billion and employed 48,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.electroluxgroup.com.