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2014-04-28 12:21:48

Software provider to share the stage with Whirlpool on the topic of sourcing excellence, May 5-7 PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Directworks, a leading provider of direct materials sourcing and supplier management software, today announced the details of its presentation at the upcoming annual ISM conference. Directworks will be co-presenting a session entitled "Implementing Sourcing Excellence to Achieve Global Product Leadership" with longtime customer Whirlpool,...

2014-04-25 08:30:19

Record First-Quarter Operating Profit BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today first-quarter GAAP net earnings of $160 million, or $2.02 per diluted share, compared to $252 million, or $3.12 per diluted share, reported for the same prior-year period. Prior-year GAAP net earnings included $1.04 per diluted share of benefits from U.S. energy tax credits. Ongoing business earnings per diluted share((1) )increased to $2.20, compared to...

2014-04-24 12:35:01

TULSA, Okla., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) announces today that its Tulsa plant has achieved a significant manufacturing milestone by building its 20 millionth free-standing range. The landmark unit is a gas range produced for the Whirlpool brand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO "After producing ranges here in Tulsa for 18 years, Line 3 completed our 20 millionth unit this afternoon," said Bruce Alexander, Tulsa plant leader....

2014-04-24 12:31:53

Three-Year Project an Experiment in Resource-Efficient Building and Remodeling BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An energy-inefficient, late 1920's vintage bungalow in West Lafayette, Ind., will become a living laboratory for appliance and resource efficiency research thanks to a combined effort by the Whirlpool Corporation and Purdue University. As part of corporate commitments to sustainability and advancements in the home building and remodeling industries,...

2014-04-22 08:36:27

Whirlpool and Hanita to develop new generation of insulation solutions for energy efficient refrigerators NAHARIYA, Israel, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanita Coatings, a leading converter of PET films and provider of energy efficiency solutions, recently won funding from the BIRD Foundation to launch a joint venture with U.S.-based appliance manufacturing giant Whirlpool Corporation. The companies will be developing a new generation of highly energy-efficient refrigerator...

2014-04-15 12:33:45

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) announced today the results of its annual stockholders' meeting, including the election of directors for the next year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO Whirlpool stockholders elected 12 individuals to the board of directors. Samuel R. Allen, Gary T. DiCamillo, Diane M. Dietz, Geraldine T. Elliott, Jeff M. Fettig, Michael F. Johnston, William T. Kerr, John D. Liu, Harish...

2014-04-14 20:23:47

$500 million share buyback authorization also announced BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) declared today a 20 percent increase in the quarterly dividend on the company's common stock to 75 cents per share from 62.5 cents per share. The dividend is payable June 15, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 16, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO The...

2014-04-11 12:24:17

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) will release first-quarter financial results at 6 a.m. ET on Friday, April 25, 2014. Whirlpool Corporation will then hold a conference call to discuss its performance with the investment community at 10 a.m. ET. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20040202/DETU004LOGO To participate in the conference call, dial (800) 895-1549 and use confirmation code Whirlpool. International participants should...

2014-04-03 16:21:13

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) has a long history in environmental stewardship including helping to draft the first ENERGY STAR® appliance standards. The company currently sells 424 ENERGY STAR appliance models, and has been honored with 23 ENERGY STAR Awards since the beginning of the program in 1998 - offering more qualified products, and winning more ENERGY STAR Awards than any other manufacturer....

2014-04-02 23:03:45

Ultra-Premium Kitchen Appliance Manufacturer Receives its Second Consecutive Win for its Dedication to Member Service Experience Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Dacor®, manufacturer of ultra-premium kitchen appliances, announces its 2014 United Servicers Association (USA) Partnership Award win for its high-quality, after-purchase service experience. A second consecutive win for Dacor, the award signifies the company’s focus on service training and technical support. “We are...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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