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Whirlpool’s Training and Brand Experience Center Goes Virtual

Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. Monday announced the official launch of its virtual tradeshow space — modeled after the company’s flagship brand and product experience center in Chicago’s Reid Murdoch Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2011

Awards and Certificaitons From April 18

The latest awards, prizes and industry certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and people


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Whirlpool, Champion Home Builders Sign National Contract

As a result of a recent national buying contract, Troy-based Champion Home Builders Inc. will now be including appliances from Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. in all of its manufactured housing and modular home plants.



Whirlpool’s Szczupak Presenting At International Energy Efficiency Forum

David Szczupak, executive vice president of the global product organization for Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR), will be speaking at the fourth Energy Efficiency Global Forum in Brussels, Belgium Tuesday, April 12 at 10 a.m. Eastern time.



Whirlpool Accuses South Koreans Of Selling Refrigerators Below Cost

Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) Wednesday filed antidumping and countervailing duty petitions against bottom-mount refrigerators from South Korea and an antidumping petition against the same product from Mexico.



Whirlpool Study: Consumers Still In The Dark On Smart Grid

Appliances that use so-called smart grid technologies are considered to be the future of environmentally sustainable homes and green building. However, a recent survey conducted on behalf of Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. and Habitat for Humanity International found that 70 percent of consumers feel they only “somewhat understand” how it works.


Event Notices From March 4-6

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused institutions and businesses, before they are posted on the GLITR IT Calendar.


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Whirlpool Profits Nearly Double

Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. reported fourth quarter net income of $171 million, or $2.19 a share, up from $95 million, or $1.24 a share, in the fourth quarrter of 2009. Sales of $5.04 billion increased […]


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Still More Michigan Tech Mojo At CES

Another day, another bevy of cool Michigan technology companies at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.


Awards and Certifications From December 9

Whirlpool Account Managers Get Green Designations: Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. announced Thursday that Cyndi Smith and John Talman, account managers for the Southern States Contract Sales Division, have earned Certified Green Professional designations from the […]