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    Electrolux Unveils New Southeast Regional Depot

    Officials, customers gather to christen 600,000 square-foot facility, showroom

    Electrolux inaugurated its new state-of-the-art distribution center and product showroom in Fairburn, Ga., with a ribbon cutting ceremony and facility tour for local officials and customers who will be served by the center.

    The state-of-the-art, 600,000 square-foot center optimizes product delivery to thousands of retail and builders locations for Electrolux Major Appliances North America. This distribution center serves an eleven-state area for residential appliances serves as the national distribution center for foodservice and laundry products sold to institutional and hospitality customers of Electrolux Professional Inc.

    Superior technology will make this facility more energy efficient than other distribution operations with energy-saving characteristics such as skylights, motion controlled lighting and heat-reflective roofing materials. These features are consistent with the Electrolux global commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility.

    Selected for its ability to significantly improve service to customers, Charlie Roy, director of demand flow for Electrolux Major Appliances/North America, said of the new facility ”will allow us to improve delivery time to our customers in the Southeastern United States due to better access to major transportation routes.”

    Added Kenneth Lopez, director of demand flow/warehousing, ”The wealth of experience of the leadership team has enabled us to transition smoothly to this new facility, providing uninterrupted service to our customers.”

    In addition, the proximity to Hartsfield-Jackson airport, rail service and major highways ”makes the location ideal for transporting our products and reducing delivery time to our professional foodservice and laundry customers across the country,” noted Chris Sisternas, VP of Sales/ Americas for Electrolux Professional, Inc.

    Electrolux is a global leader in household appliances and appliances for professional use, selling more than 40 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. The company focuses on innovative products, which include refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, air conditioners and small appliances such as vacuum cleaners, sold under esteemed brands such as Electrolux, AEG, Eureka and Frigidaire.

    For more information go to www.electrolux.com.

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