Whirlpool Corporation Conference Call Announcement

Whirlpool Corporation will announce second-quarter 2006 results at approximately 6 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday, July 25. The corporation has scheduled a conference call to discuss its performance with members of the financial community at 10:00 a.m. (EDT), also on Tuesday, July 25.

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Individuals who would like to participate should call (866) 550-6338 and use confirmation code 4846560. International participants should call (347) 284-6930 and use confirmation code 4846560.

The conference call also will be Web cast live on the company's Internet site at http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/ under the investors section. To listen to the live Web cast, participants should visit the site at least 15 minutes before the phone conference begins to register, and, if necessary, download and install the appropriate audio computer software. An archived recording of the conference call will be available on the company's Internet site through Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006.

Additionally, Whirlpool's conference call will be distributed live over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call through CCBN's individual investor center at http://www.fulldisclosure.com/ or by visiting any of the investor sites in CCBN's Individual Investor Network. Institutional investors can access the call via CCBN's password-protected event management site, Street Events at http://www.streetevents.com/ .

For those who cannot participate in the scheduled call, a recording of the conference call will be available by phone through Monday, July 31. Individuals can access the recording by dialing (719) 457-0820 and use confirmation code 4846560.

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 , or
Investors: Larry Venturelli, +1-269-923-4678, Larry.Venturelli@whirlpool.com ,
both of Whirlpool Corporation