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Whirlpool Corporation

American multinational manufacturer and marketer of home appliances / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Whirlpool Corporation is an American multinational manufacturer and marketer of home appliances, headquartered in Benton Charter Township, Michigan, United States.[2] The Fortune 500 company has annual revenue of approximately $21 billion, 78,000 employees, and more than 70 manufacturing and technology research centers globally.[3]

Quick facts: Trade name, Type, Traded as, Industry, Founde...
Whirlpool Corporation
IndustryHome appliances
FoundedNovember 11, 1911; 111 years ago (1911-11-11)
Benton Harbor, Michigan, U.S.
FoundersLouis and Emory Upton
United States
Area served
Key people
Marc Bitzer (Chairman and CEO)
ProductsMajor appliances and small appliances
RevenueDecrease US$19.72 billion (2022)[1]
Decrease US$−1.05 billion (2022)[1]
Decrease US$−1.51 billion (2022)[1]
Total assetsDecrease US$17.12 billion (2022)[1]
Total equityDecrease US$2.33 billion (2022)[1]
Number of employees
61,000 (2022)[1]

The company markets its namesake flagship brand Whirlpool, alongside other brands as well including Maytag, KitchenAid, JennAir, Amana, Gladiator GarageWorks, Inglis, Estate, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Ignis, Indesit, Consul, and, in Europe, Hotpoint (in the Americas, the Hotpoint brand is controlled by Haier).[4]

In its domestic, United States, market Whirlpool has nine manufacturing facilities: Amana, Iowa; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Cleveland, Tennessee; Clyde, Ohio; Findlay, Ohio; Greenville, Ohio; Marion, Ohio; Ottawa, Ohio; and Fall River, Massachusetts. Together, these American manufacturing facilities account for at least 5% of the company's employees.[5]