Countdown to 11.11.11

What was born in 1911 as a small family business has grown into the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances. From now until November 11, 2011, Whirlpool Corporation celebrates the past ... and the future.


Brighten up your 100th Anniversary apparel and accessories. Visit to choose from a variety of sweater and polo options, and check out the new custom anniversary laptop skin and mouse pad.


Relive the global kickoff to the 100th Anniversary celebration with images from events around the world - from Buenos Aires to Comerio to Fort Smith to Monterrey. "Happy birthday, Whirlpool! It's going to be a GREAT year ahead," said one employee.

Celebrating 100 Years of Pride, Passion and Performance

Join Whirlpool Corporation in its 100th Anniversary celebration. As the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, we have played an integral role in home and family life during the last century. From helping to bake the cookies that mend a broken heart to battling the grass stains on football uniforms, Whirlpool Corporation's family of brands have helped to make life a little bit easier.

For 100 years, we have sought innovative ways to improve cooking, cleaning, refrigerating and storing by focusing on one person, one family, one community at a time. Whirlpool Corporation believes that everyone needs a comfortable place to call home.

Join us as we celebrate 100 years of Whirlpool Corporation.

Fun Fact

While Josephine Cochrane demonstrated her new dishwasher at the 1893 World's Fair, Emory Upton, one of the founders of Whirlpool Corporation, stood in the same 20-acre hall studying the Allis-Corliss engine.

Your history with Whirlpool Corporation and its family of brands is important to the company. Tell us your story.


100 years at a glance. View decade-by-decade global highlights of the leaders, innovations, partnerships and events that have defined nearly 100 years of Whirlpool Corporation creating better homes. We've come a long way from the company's first electric motor-driven wringer washers.

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