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The Whirlpool Corporation is one of the largest makers of home appliances in the world. The Corporate headquarters for Whirpool is in Benton Harbor, MI. A principal supporter of Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization dedicated to building low-cost, affordable housing.
Whirlpool was founded as the Upton Machine Company in 1911, producing wringer washing machines. Whirlpool began a long-term relationship with Sear, Roebuck Company in 1916 and supplied washing machines under the name Allen. In 1929, Upton Company merged with the Nineteen-Hundred Corporation. Nineteen Hundred Corporation begins manufacturing appliances for John Inglis and Company of Canada. In 1949, the first top-loading automatic washer sold manufactured for sale under Sears' brand. The Nineteen Hundred Corporation was renamed as the Whirlpool Corporation, in 1950 and sold its first top-loading automatic washer sold under the Whirlpool brand.
In 1957, The RCA Whirlpool Miracle Kitchen was introduced and quickly became a hit with television audiences everywhere, with an estimated 15 million viewers.
In 1986, they Acquired KitchenAid, a division of the Hobart Corporation.
Whirlpool Begins a joint venture with Philips in 1987, called Whirlpool International with Whirlpool owning 53% of the company. The joint venture was formerly Philips' major appliance subsidiary. And in 1989, acquired the Roper brand and Bauknecht of Germany. Today Whirlpool sets the industry standard in Manufacturing top quality appliances that are known for being dependable and also visually striking. My Appliance Repair LA is a premiere Sothern California appliance repair and service provider, specializing in all brands and types of appliances. Throughout the month of June My Appliance Repair LA will be offering discounted prices of all Whirlpool Appliance repair and service.
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