GE Appliances is an American appliance manufacturer based in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. It is majority owned by Haier. It is one of the largest appliance brands in the United States and manufactures appliances under a house of brands which include: GE, GE Profile, Café, Monogram, Haier and Hotpoint. The company owns FirstBuild, a global co-creation community and state-of-the-art micro-factory on the University of Louisville's campus in Louisville, Kentucky. A second FirstBuild location is in Korea and the latest FirstBuild location in India is set to open its doors in 2019. ,The company was owned by General Electric until 2016, and was previously known as GE Appliances & Lighting and GE Consumer & Industrial. Haier has the right to use the GE brand name until 2056.