Clarksville factory builds millionth washing machine | Local & State – Overton County News

The LG Electronics home appliance manufacturing plant in Clarksville has produced its one millionth washing machine.

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 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 – a new Energy Star certified front-load model with smart features – rolled off the production line recently 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