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Displaying items by tag: Whirlpool Corp

Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:15

Whirlpool opens new international headquarters in Italy

Whirlpool Corp. has formally opened its headquarters in Milan, Italy.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 28 April 2017 13:15

Whirlpool reports modest growth in Q1 2017

Whirlpool Corp. grew sales modestly in the first quarter of 2017.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 19 February 2017 18:00

WMU innovation institute bolsters product design talent pool

KALAMAZOO — Western Michigan University will launch a new product design institute to create a hub of designers in Southwest Michigan and supply local companies with talent.

Published in Talent

Friday, 27 January 2017 12:45

Fourth quarter earnings flat for Whirlpool

Whirlpool Corp. ended the fourth quarter of 2016 with earnings on par with the previous year.

Published in Breaking News
Monday, 05 December 2016 15:15

Human Rights Campaign lists 5 West Michigan firms as top LGBT-inclusive workplaces

Five West Michigan companies rank among the top performing organizations in the nation for providing an inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workers.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 17:11

Whirlpool reports flat earnings for third quarter

Citing a “challenging external environment,” Whirlpool Corp. reported flat earnings for its third quarter ending Sept. 30.

Published in Breaking News


Friday, 26 August 2016 11:23

Former West Michigan HR exec named to post at Pitt

An executive with long ties to the West Michigan business community has a new appointment to the leadership team at a Pennsylvania university.

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 22 July 2016 12:25

Whirlpool boosts earnings despite stagnating sales

Despite stagnate revenues, global appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. outpaced financial analysts’ expectations for its second quarter of 2016.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 10 July 2016 13:19

Brexit adds uncertainty for West Michigan manufacturers

British voters wanted to send a message with the Brexit vote, and it was certainly heard loud and clear by manufacturers in West Michigan. 

Published in Manufacturing

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 09:09

Whirlpool looks to calm investors as shares tumble more than 13 percent after Brexit vote

With its share price down more than 13 percent since the Brexit vote, appliance maker Whirlpool Corp. looked to calm investors this morning by reaffirming its guidance for the 2015 fiscal year.

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 11:18

Whirlpool to transition to new CFO in 2017

After serving as the CFO and executive vice president of Whirlpool Corp. since 2012, Larry Venturelli will retire in early 2017.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 12 June 2016 15:57

Crowdfunding Evolution? Big business takes a page from startups and taps into the crowd

BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. may have operated with a $579 million research and development budget last year, but the global appliance maker decided to tap into crowdfunding when it came time to launch a new product. 

Published in Breaking News


Sunday, 21 February 2016 22:23

West Michigan credit unions report growth in business lending for 2015

Many credit unions recorded 2015 loan growth in the double digits, said Kenley Penner, a partner and the head of Plante Moran PLLC’s credit union practice. Penner attributes the results and lending growth to a “relatively strong” housing market that’s driving mortgage originations, coupled with strong sales volumes for both new and used vehicles.

Published in Finance
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