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Whirlpool EMEA: First Community Day Coming Up

150 EMEA HQ employees, five NGOs, and a whole day’s voluntary work. Over 150 employees at the headquarters of Whirlpool EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) will be leaving suit and tie at home for a day to don the clothing of voluntary workers. This event will be...

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Whirlpool South Africa makes everyday a Nelson Mandela Day

On Mandela Day (July 18), people around the world are encouraged to spend at least 67 minutes doing something positive for their communities. It is to honour the 67 years late South African president, Nelson Mandela, spent fighting for social justice, equality and...

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Whirlpool Slovakia Celebrates 25 Years

Whirlpool Slovakia celebrated the 25th anniversary of the company's foundation. This year also marks the creation of Slovakia and the Czech Republic, following the partition of Czechoslovakia on January 1st, 1993. On May 12th, 1992 Whirlpool Corporation acquired...

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KIC is the winner in Icon Brands Survey

We are proud to announce that our South African brand KIC has been awarded the prestigious Icon Brand Award by the Ask Africa, South Africa’s largest independent market research company, in the 2017/18 edition of the competition which recognizes the most loyal brands...

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Milan, where the Home Appliances of the Future are designed

An interview with Alessandro Finetto, Senior Director Global Consumer Design Milan is where multinational Whirlpool has its European headquarters, where it experiments with prototypes and future appliances for connected homes. Five years ago it was all science...

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Driving Brand Engagement in Omnichannel World

At the “Brand Engagement” meeting organized by Centromarca* in collaboration with Whirlpool EMEA’s HQ in Milan on 12 July 2017, we had the chance to host an audience of Communication, Marketing, Human Resources and Sales managers and to debate with them some key...

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Whirlpool’s Italy Plan moves forward at Albacina

Whirlpool has confirmed that exploratory talks are underway with Gruppo Marella, the authorities and trade unions to assess the merits of the industrial conversion project for the Albacina (Ancona) facility submitted by Francesco Marella. The project could create over...

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Sustainability Report: zero waste by 2022

At a global level, in the 2-year period 2014-2016, Whirlpool cut its consumption of energy by 21% and water by 33%, thus outperforming the initial objective of saving 15% by 2020. Last year, Whirlpool employees worldwide donated 340,000 hours of voluntary work to over...

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Whirlpool’s KIC brand Wins Kasi Star Brands Award

KIC, our local South African brand, has won the important Kasi Star Brands Award, proclaiming it to be South Africa’s favourite brand in the Fridge Freezer Category. Established in 1978, with the local based manufacturing facility in Isithebe, KwaZulu Natal, KIC...

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Whirlpool Italia Holdings s.r.l. wins Felix Industry Award

Whirlpool Italia Holdings s.r.l. was rewarded as the best company for turnover, assets and number of employees in the province of Varese during the first edition of the "Felix Industry Award– the region Lombardia that competes", organized by the Felix Industry...

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Gentiloni cuts the ribbon at Whirlpool EMEA new Headquarters

Milan, 11 May 2017 – Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni inaugurated the new Headquarters of Whirlpool EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) in Pero (Milan) today. Whirlpool Corporation President and Chief Operating Officer Marc Bitzer, Whirlpool EMEA President and...

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KitchenAid launches Iconic Fridge with Iconic-Design

On Thursday 20th April, KitchenAid, the premium brand passionate about food, launched its brand new Iconic Fridge Freezer with an iconic-design themed event at its Experience Store on Wigmore Street, London, UK. The event celebrated iconic design, with British...

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Meet our Interns

Have you ever wondered how internship at Whirlpool looks like? To answer this question, we have asked some of our interns, working in different roles, to talk about their experiences at Whirlpool EMEA. Make sure to browse available career and internship opportunities...

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Project F: Our designers featured on the world stage

Global Consumer Design fabric care innovation ‘BioLogic’ will be showcased in National Museum of China in Beijing from April 25 to July 25 at the fourth edition of "Series Off Series" exhibition In 2001, our Global Consumer Design team began the “New Domesticity”...

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#ItalyMatters: Whirlpool believes in Italy

Whirlpool’s new EMEA headquarters in Pero, in the former Expo office building Esther Berrozpe Galindo, President Whirlpool EMEA: “Italy at the center of our development strategy in the EMEA region” Investments of 500 million euros by the end of 2018 Italy 17th (out of...

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Human Rights Day in South Africa

March 21, Commemorating the Sharpeville massacre Human Rights Day (March 21) in South Africa is both a celebration of the rights of all citizens and a solemn remembrance of the suffering and sacrifice necessary to secure them. It began as a commemoration of the...

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Whirlpool wins UK Water Efficiency Product Award

Whirlpool has won a UK Water Efficiency Product Award at the recent Waterwise Awards 2017 The Waterwise UK Water Efficiency Product Awards recognises products and technology that contribute to water efficiency that benefit the economy, society and environment. The...

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