Whirlpool EMEA S.p.a.
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHI) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and research technology centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, Hotpoint and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.
In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 21,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 35 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.’s EMEA Headquarters are located in Pero (MI), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com or find us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
In Italy, besides the managerial centre, Whirlpool owns
its Centre of Excellence for Research in Cassinetta, Italy (Varese district), and in Fabriano, employing researchers and technicians working on the development of innovations which are transferred to all EMEA businesses of the group. The Research Division has acquired over the years expertise in numerous areas such as manufacturing, materials, mechanical design, thermodynamics, energy transmission, energy efficiency, etc., that enable the company to undertake significant and challenging research projects. Strategic collaborations with several universities and research centres from all around EMEA support Whirlpool needs.