GE shuttering Bloomington fridge factory, wiping out 329 jobs

GE logoThe company announced the planned closing today, saying demand for the side-by-side refrigerators made there has fallen 76% since 2008, according to the Associated Press. China’s Haier completed its $5.6 billion purchase of GE Appliances last week. The deal included 61-year-old Appliance Park, where 6,000 people work.

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