Whirlpool Corporation is able to provide best-in-class home appliances but optimizing its operations and employing best practices at every turn.
By Eric Slack
In the world of home appliances, few companies are as well established as the Whirlpool Corporation. Based in Benton Charter Township, Mich., Whirlpool Corporation is a leading American multinational manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. Founded in 1911, the company has annual revenue of approximately $21 billion, 97,000 employees, and more than 70 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world.
Today, the company’s brands include Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Gladiator GarageWorks, Inglis, Estate, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Indesit, Hotpoint and Consul. In the U.S., Whirlpool has manufacturing facilities located in Iowa, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Ohio.