LG Tennessee Factory Produces 1 Millionth Energy Star Certified Washing Machine

Key Milestone for American Workers, Consumers and the Planet
Aug 12, 2020 12:30 PM ET

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year LG Electronics has produced its 1 millionth ENERGY STAR certified washing machine at the LG home appliance manufacturing plant in Clarksville, Tenn.

This milestone is a tribute to the hundreds of men and women producing LG’s award-winning washers in the United States, according to LG Electronics North America CEO Thomas Yoon.  “In addition to commemorating LG’s top-rated energy efficient washing machines for American consumers, this milestone highlights LG’s proud role as a strong contributor to the local economy and leading employer in America,” he said. 

The millionth washer – an ENERGY STAR  Most Efficient 2020 front-load model with smart features – rolled off the production line this week at the $360 million factory, believed to be the world’s most advanced, integrated washing machine production plant. The million-square-foot plant has “increased LG’s competitiveness in the U.S., increasing speed to market and responsiveness to changing market conditions,” Yoon said.

Since constructing the factory, the company has been ramping up production of LG’s award-winning washing machines. LG ENERGY STAR certified front- and top-load washers are ranked #1 according to a leading U.S. consumer magazine. LG also holds the #1 spot in overall customer satisfaction across its home appliance portfolio that includes laundry and other major appliances according to the most recent American Customer Satisfaction Index® rankings. 

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