Amana Refigeration, Amana Iowa
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member digger9
N 41° 47.631 W 091° 53.955
15T E 591455 N 4627473
Quick Description: Welcome to Amana, Iowa!
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2009 7:22:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM5KWN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member woolsox
Views: 13

Long Description:
The Amana Corporation was founded by George Foerstner as Amana Refrigeration in 1934 in Middle Amana, Iowa to manufacture commercial walk-in coolers. (Wikipedia)

I have worked at Amana since 1986. The company was owned by Raytheon at that time. Since then it has changed hands a few times. It has been owned by Goodman Holding Company, in Texas, Maytag, in Iowa, and currently by Whirlpool in Benton Harbor, Michigan.

When I started, several products were made at this facility. Chest freezers, refrigerators, and RadarRanges were the main products. We primarily make Bottom Freezer refrigerators now.
Product manufactured here: Refrigerators and Radarranges

Address:
2800 220th Trail
Amana, Iowa USA
52204


Web Page: [Web Link]

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