Whirlpool Corporation is parent to 14 major global brands that include: Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air and KitchenAid. The company is ranked among the world’s leading manufacturers of electrical equipment, and its major product categories include: laundry appliances, refrigerators, cooking appliances and dishwashers. With around 6.06 billion U.S. dollars in revenue, laundry appliances made up the largest share of the company’s revenue. The company is also a major producer of home appliances for other well-known companies such as IKEA and Kenmore Appliances.
In 2015, Whirlpool attained its highest annual revenue since 2007, with around 20.9 billion U.S. dollars. The company’s operating profit of 1.29 billion U.S. dollars in that same year also marked the company’s highest profit since 2007. Its major region of operation is North America, as half of the company’s global net sales is generated in that region.