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To participate in the conference call, dial (800) 895-1715 and use confirmation code 7WHIRLPOOL. International participants should dial (785) 424-1059 and use confirmation code 7WHIRLPOOL.
The conference call is being webcast live on the company's Web site at www.whirlpoolcorp.com under the "Investors" section. To listen to the live webcast, participants should visit the site at least 15 minutes prior to the conference to download any required streaming media software. An archived recording of the conference call will be available on the company's Web site for 30 days.
About Whirlpool Corporation
Whirlpool Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances, with annual sales of approximately $19 billion, 68,000 employees, and 69 manufacturing and technology research centers around the world. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Consul, 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/.
First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE: Whirlpool Corporation
CONTACT: Media: Jill Saletta, +1-269-923-7405,
Financial: Greg Fritz, +1-269-923-2641, both of Whirlpool Corporation
Web site: http://www.whirlpoolcorp.com/