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2011-08-11 11:01:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced that on Wednesday, the United States District Court in Chicago entered a final judgment in favor of Whirlpool in a case filed by LG Electronics involving Whirlpool Corporation's steam dryer advertising. In previous decisions the Court ruled in favor of Whirlpool, stating that "Whirlpool has established that its dryers do, in fact, use steam," and that "LG did not introduce expert testimony or...

2011-03-22 08:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the world's largest manufacturer of home appliances, and Habitat for Humanity® International announce the Whirlpool communities hosting Habitat builds in 2011. Homes will be built in Fort Smith, Ark.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Benton Harbor, Mich.; Marion, Ohio; and, Tulsa, Okla. There also will be homes built on two university campuses as part of the company's goal to cultivate the spirit of...

2010-11-22 13:31:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) has once again been recognized as one of the top 500 U.S. companies in Newsweek's second annual Green Rankings, which lists the greenest large companies in the U.S. and globally. Whirlpool ranked 116th on the list. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO ) "It is a privilege to be named to Newsweek's Green Rankings list for the second straight year," said Jeff M. Fettig, chairman...

2010-11-08 08:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) unveils its 100th anniversary logo today, leading up to the start of a year-long celebration of the company's centennial. The new logo will be introduced at all of Whirlpool Corporation's locations throughout the world, and used in both external and internal communications. It will debut Thursday, splashed across the facade of the historic NYSE Euronext building in downtown New York, as Whirlpool...

2010-09-09 13:48:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced the selection of The Pizzuti Companies, of Columbus, Ohio as developer for its new corporate campus to be located at the intersection of Main Street and Riverview Drive in downtown Benton Harbor. The new development will transform the property into an office campus of three, three-story buildings and other amenities. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100909/DE62334 ) (Photo:...

2010-09-07 12:30:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Although not as famous as the latest summer tours of Bon Jovi or Lady Gaga, Whirlpool Corporation will soon be packing up and hitting the road as well. The seven-week initiative, "Whirlpool Corporation on Tour" will train sales associates in 70 cities across the United States on the latest new product innovations and key selling points of Whirlpool Corporation's appliances. "Whirlpool Corporation on Tour makes learning about the...

2010-07-15 08:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced it will build a new office campus as part of a consolidation of its 15 owned and leased facilities to three centralized office campuses. The changes - expected to take approximately five years to complete - will allow the company to deliver on improvements in productivity, operations, energy efficiency, and overall employee experience. (Logo:...

2010-06-01 12:31:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) today announced changes to its North American manufacturing operations, including the closure of its machining facility in Benton Harbor, Michigan. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040202/DETU004LOGO ) The Company's newest, most energy efficient laundry products will be manufactured at the Clyde, Ohio, manufacturing facility. As a result, the machining of components at the Benton Harbor...

2010-05-05 07:00:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR), the world's largest manufacturer of home appliances, and Habitat for Humanity® International announce locations for the 2010 Whirlpool® Building Blocks program, the company's signature annual community home-building initiative. In 2010, homes will be built in Findlay, Ohio; Williamsburg, Iowa; Benton Harbor, Mich.; Cleveland, Tenn.; and, Yakima, Wash. Homes also will...

2010-03-11 07:37:00

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sue Reed, senior account manager of Florida Contract Sales at Whirlpool Corporation, was recently recognized at the 2010 International Builders Show® with the "Whirlpool Corporation Trade Relations Industry and Community Service Award." The award recognizes Reed's ongoing leadership, building industry contributions and countless hours of community involvement. Since joining the Whirlpool Corporation team in 1986, Reed has...


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