Whirlpool Marks 100th Anniversary

Whirlpool Corporation has announced a number of planned events to commemorate its 100th anniversay. The corporation was founded on November 11, 1911 as the Upton Machine Company. Globally, employees will be recognized with activities that reflect the company's tradition and core values, according to Whirlpool.

“From the company's earliest days, we were dedicated to improving the lives of our consumers, and it is as relevant today as it was 100 years ago," said Jeff M. Fettig, Whirlpool Corporation chairman and chief executive officer. 

For additional information on Whirlpool's year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary, visit: http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/100.