Whirlpool Corporation to Participate in Investor Conference June 6

Whirlpool Corporation will be participating in the J.P. Morgan Basics & Industrials Conference in New York City on Tuesday, June 6, 2006.

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The conference will include a presentation by Jeff M. Fettig, Whirlpool's chairman and chief executive officer, who will discuss the company's recent Maytag acquisition. Whirlpool's presentation will begin at 11:00 a.m. EDT. During the presentation, Whirlpool also will be reaffirming its full-year 2006 outlook.

Whirlpool's presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and interested parties may listen to it by accessing the link listed below:

J.P. Morgan Basics & Industrials Conference: http://equityconferences.jpmorgan.com/

Listeners are encouraged to log on to the Web site to register and download any software approximately five minutes prior to the start of the conference.

Interested parties also may listen to the Whirlpool presentation through Whirlpool's Web site at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/ by clicking on the Investors tab and then clicking "Presentations." The presentation will be archived through the end of June.

About Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of more than $19 billion, more than 80,000 employees, and more than 60 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht and other major brand names to consumers in nearly every country around the world. Additional information about the company can be found at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/ .

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Corporation

CONTACT: Media: Jody Lau, +1-269-923-5918, Jody.Lau@whirlpool.com ,
Investors: Larry Venturelli, +1-269-923-4678, Larry.Venturelli@whirlpool.com ,
both of Whirlpool Corporation