Whirlpool Marks 100th Anniversary
November 11, 2011,
BENTON HARBOR, Mich.-Appliance giant Whirlpool, parent company of the KitchenAid housewares and appliances brand, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in business today with a number of local events.
Company employees throughout the world are being recognized with activities "that reflect the company's tradition and core values," according to a Whirlpool statement. Jeff Fettig, chairman and CEO, said from its beginnings, Whirlpool has been "dedicated to improving the lives of our consumers, and it is as relevant today as it was 100 years ago."