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Whirlpool is in-sourcing 400 jobs from China to Ohio
Project is expected to be done in four years
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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M.L. Schultze
 
The plant west of Dayton makes KitchenAid 16,000 standing mixers a day.
Courtesy of Whirlpool
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Whirlpool has announced it’s bringing 400 jobs back to the U.S. from China and investing $40 million into its southwest Ohio plant.

The plant opened in Greenville in 1942 and makes KitchenAid stand mixers.

The company confirmed today it is going to nearly double the size of the plant to 460,000 square feet. The addition of 400 jobs will bring employment up to 1,400. 

The expansion is expected to be complete by 2018.

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