Whirlpool Corporation Announces Over $65M of Investments in Ottawa, Ohio Plant Operations, Including the Addition of 100+ More Jobs


Whirlpool Corporation announced today it is investing more than $65 million over the next several years into its factory in Ottawa, Ohio as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to position the plant as the Premium Refrigeration Factory in its North American Region (NAR). The investment will include an expansion of the Ottawa plant to accommodate production of premium refrigeration products, including Built-In Refrigerator (BIR) production.

Whirlpool Corporation Works With American Corporate Partners to Help Veterans Find Their Next Career


Nine years ago, Whirlpool Corporation and American Corporate Partners (ACP) joined ranks to support our nation’s veterans. Whirlpool Corp. has positively impacted the lives of hundreds of individuals through ACP, a national nonprofit organization focused on helping veterans, transitioning military members, and active-duty military spouses find their next career.

Whirlpool Corporation Named to 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

Company recognized for its comprehensive approach to environmental and social responsibility

Whirlpool Corporation has been named to the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) North America Index in recognition of the Company’s ongoing focus on environmental and social responsibility. Amid a record number of companies participating in the assessment in 2021, this marks Whirlpool Corporation’s 15th year on the list.

Giving Hope Through Housing

Whirlpool Corporation employee Dan Page-Wood receives Volunteer of the Year Award from Habitat for Humanity of Michigan

Whirlpool Corporation’s Dan Page-Wood is the 2021 recipient of the Bensen Service Award, recognizing him as an individual who demonstrates a significant, supportive role on behalf of Habitat for Humanity of Michigan. The award honors the “Volunteer of the Year.”

Breaking Down Language Barriers

New program at Whirlpool Corporation’s Amana plant operations helps employees hone English skills

Whirlpool Corporation’s Amana, Iowa plant operations has instituted a program to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to employees. The Human Resources leadership team at the plant felt that there were benefits to increasing English proficiency for employees as well as for Whirlpool Corp., such as less time required for training and instruction, along with fewer production errors and ultimately higher retention rates for employees.

Whirlpool Corporation's Global Inclusion Week Creates Sense of Belonging for 78,000 Employees Around the World for Third Straight Year


Everyone wants to work in a place where they feel welcomed, respected, valued and heard. Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Inclusion Week (GIW) aims to teach employees about those four shared values and has the goal of further ingraining them into the corporate culture.

Students and Faculty at IU and Kelley Build Home With Whirlpool and Habitat for Humanity


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – After a year’s hiatus due to Covid-19, students, faculty and staff from Indiana University and the Kelley School of Business are building a new home with a Bloomington family through Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County, with support from Whirlpool Corporation.

New Biking Trails Proposed for Southwest Michigan

Work set to begin in Fall of 2021 with support, project management and partial funding from Whirlpool Corporation and Cornerstone Alliance

Cornerstone Alliance and Whirlpool Corporation received approval Tuesday, Oct. 5 from the Benton Charter Township Board for a multi-phased project that will create and enhance a network of biking trails on and around Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Headquarters campus.

Over the longer term, community planners working together also envision additional planned trails that will run along and across M-63 with the goal of connecting to existing recreational paths in the area. Some of the paths will be new, with existing trails being improved under the long range plan.

Maytag Introduces New 'Feel Good Fridge' Initiative to Help Provide Dependable Access to Healthy Food for Children

Brand leverages long-standing relationship with Boys & Girls Clubs of America to help address an increasing food insecurity issue across the country

Access to healthy food is an issue for millions of children and the pandemic made the situation even worse. In fact, a 2020 study cites that 27.5 percent of households with children are food insecure, which means about 14 million children in the United States are not getting enough to eat.1 That is why Maytag – a leading appliance brand built on dependability – is launching the Maytag® Feel Good Fridge program in collaboration with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, placing Maytag® refrigerators in select Boys & Girls Clubs in underserved communities across the country.


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