At Whirlpool Corporation, our mission is to improve lives at home. We do this in a number of ways in addition to manufacturing quality appliances. The Whirlpool Foundation has awarded more than $200 million in grants since its founding. Whirlpool Corporation employees also volunteer an average of 268,000 hours each year, supporting more than 1,000 organizations, and benefiting more than 1.6 million people around the globe.
At Maya High School in Phoenix, Arizona, a large closet off the cafeteria has been converted into a laundry room called “The Missing Sock,” complete with a washing machine, a dryer, and even laundry detergent—no quarters or cards needed.
How Whirlpool Corporation Helps Builders Meet Consumer Demand
Whirlpool Corporation, the world’s leading major home appliance company, has been committed to sustainability for nearly 50 years. We sat down with Whirlpool Corporation Global Sustainability Director Ron Voglewede to learn more about sustainable living and the role kitchen and laundry appliances can play in an eco-friendly home. Here's what he had to say.
With robots and other tech, employees perform their work faster and more safely, Whirlpool's VP of HR told HR Dive.
By Riia O'Donnell
Some talent managers believe digital skills gaps will cause businesses significant harm, while others worry about larger economic downturns. In the midst of all these shifts concerns, Whirlpool Corporation — a company with a 100-year long legacy — remains positive about its growth and the growth of its workers.
By Dan O’Brien, Plant Lead, Clyde Operations, Whirlpool Corporation
Another great National Manufacturing Month is nearly behind us, and as Whirlpool Corporation wraps up a month-long celebration of our manufacturing communities and our next generation of manufacturers, I think about how manufacturing has transformed since I began working in the industry 27 years ago.
Severely injured Veteran, Michael Gower and his wife Kelli receive a specially adapted custom home from Homes For Our Troops, enabling them to rebuild their life and regain some of the freedom and independence they lost.
Chef Ro Sanders shared how cooking healed her PTSD
A decorated Army veteran, Chef Roshara Sanders grew up in a Habitat for Humanity home in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and it was her mother, Sharon, who fed her growing appetite for cooking and preparing meals. In honor of Veteran’s Day, Chef Ro discusses her life journey to become a professional chef, as well as how her service influences her life today and how cooking helps to heal her PTSD.
Robots allow employees to focus on tasks that require greater cognitive skills. Collaborative robots can be used for repetitive tasks as well as those that require detailed precision, such as applying a consistent amount of adhesive in an exact, repeatable location.
Whirlpool Hosted Chicago Ideas Week Lab Highlighting the Heartbreaking Reality Facing Students Nationwide – Lack of Access to Clean Clothes
Education has a laundry problem and Whirlpool is fighting back. Did you know that according to teachers nationwide 1 in 5 students don’t have access to clean clothes? Dirty clothes lead to students missing school and students who miss school are seven times more likely to drop out. The Care Counts™ laundry program, established in 2015, is committed to helping remove one small but important barrier to attendance – access to clean clothes – by installing washers and dryers in schools.