Appliance Innovation

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True Innovation in Every Appliance, for Every Home

Whirlpool Corporation and its family of brands — Amana, Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air — have been synonymous with breakthrough products for more than 100 years. From the first side-by-side refrigerator to the original microwave oven, our history of innovation is marked by game-changing appliances that improve lives.

A History of Innovation


Whirlpool Corporation is proud to be a company that has consistently delivered innovative appliance “firsts,” including the first bottom-freezer refrigerator, side-by-side refrigerator, self-ventilated cooktop, countertop microwave and large capacity front-load clothes washer in the U.S. To better serve our customers, we also developed the first 24-hour toll-free customer service support program in the U.S., which set a trend within the industry and a benchmark for large corporations worldwide.

Game Changing Innovation


In 2014, Whirlpool brand introduced the first ventless heat pump dryer to use a refrigerant technology. This revolutionary technology allowed the dryer to be placed virtually anywhere in the home without releasing hot, humid air into a room. ENERGY STAR® Certified, the Whirlpool® HybridCare™ dryer is our most efficient dryer, using 73 percent less energy* with the Eco option.

*Compared to pre-2004 traditional dryers, when paired with a matching washer, normal cycle, electric only.