Whirlpool Corporation - Evansville, IN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23
N 38° 01.471 W 087° 32.291
16S E 452764 N 4208671
Quick Description: Whirlpool Corporation in Evansville, IN
Location: Indiana, United States
Date Posted: 4/10/2011 10:09:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMB6DF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 5

Long Description:
This legendary facility is the manufacturer of many home appliances, namely refrigerators and washer/dryers. In 2009, it was announced that Whirlpool would be moving the factory from Evansville to Mexico to lower costs. This was a lose of 1,100 full-time jobs in Evansville in mid-2010.

The factory still stands, idle at the time the waymark was presented. It was recently purchased by a private marketing company, but no plans have been announced as to what they will do with this iconic factory.
Product manufactured here: Whirlpool appliances (fridge, washer/dryer)

5401 Highway 41 N
Evansville, IN USA

Web Page: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
A unique picture of the location would be appreciated. Try to include yourself or your group in the frame if you are not shy. Give your impressions of the location in your log. You can also log a visit by including a photograph of one of the products made by the factory "in situ". You'll have to look it up. Log type should be "write note" in this case. Include a comment as to where you found the product and some other details you noted. Be sure to make it clear that product was made by the factory in question. Your posted image should clearly indicate this. When you post a visit of this type, please send a note to kbarhow to indicate you have completed one of these.
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