Whirlpool

Appliances
Whirlpool Opens Factory Distribution Center

Whirlpool Corporation has opened a new state-of-the-art factory distribution center adjacent to its existing manufacturing plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The existing plant produces freestanding and slide-in ranges under the Whirlpool, Amana, Maytag, KitchenAid and JennAir brands.

Gadget & Kitchen Tools
Yummly Unveils Smart Thermometer

Yummly, the recipe app and subscription service owned by Whirlpool, has entered the housewares market with the Yummly Smart Thermometer. The thermometer was unveiled at CES and will be available in early 2020.

Appliances
Bitzer Named New Whirlpool CEO

After 13 years at the helm of Whirlpool Corporation, Jeff Fettig is stepping down as CEO and will be replaced by Marc Bitzer, the company’s current president and chief operating officer.