CITY and Facility Tours

City tours offer a great way to see the sights in Louisville!

Facility tours offer an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at ergonomics in action at various facilities in a variety of industries. An additional fee is required for each tour to participate.

Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant

Louisville, Kentucky

Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant

Monday, March 16
9 – 11:30 a.m.

The plant houses approximately 30 miles of conveyor belts. Recent expansion has almost doubled the floor area to include a new paint facility, new body shop for aluminum chassis, a new stacker, and a new tire production facility. The F-250 to F-550 Ford Super Duty line of trucks is currently built here.

The tour will include viewing several ergonomic improvements throughout the plant.

Tour restrictions:

  • Shoes: closed toed, closed heel.

GE Appliances, a Haier Company

Louisville, Kentucky

GE Appliances, a Haier Company

Monday, March 16
10 a.m. – Noon

Come out and see the assembly and fabrication of large household appliances such as laundry washers/dryers, dishwashers, and refrigerators at Appliance Park. With fast cycle times (average 22 seconds), ergonomics is key in designing assembly lines, equipment, and material flow routes. GE Appliances employees approximately 12,500 employees worldwide, with 6,000 at its headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky.

Tour restrictions:

  • Shoes: closed toed, closed heel, no heels > 1 inch.
  • Safety glasses will be required to be worn (and provided if necessary).
  • No competitors from other appliance manufacturers are allowed.
  • Visitors will be required to wear visitor badges while inside facility.
  • Walking up to 2 miles may be required.

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