Whirlpool Corporation: new manufacturing facility in Argentina



Whirlpool is planning the transformation of a logistic center that the company currently owns into a new manufacturing facility in La Tablada City, located in Buenos Aires Province. This new plant will generate 300 direct and indirect jobs in the country and will produce cooking ranges and washing machines, thanks to the latest technologies that will allow Whirlpool to realize several innovations including appliances sized to accommodate big and small home spaces, as well as products with digital and electronic controls that allow users to set a specific time to turn appliances off. «With this investment, we reaffirm our commitment to Argentina’s industry growth – said William Custodio, vice president for Whirlpool Latin America. – «We’re proud to be a part of the community in La Tablada and produce two of the three main home appliance categories.»
Cooking ranges manufactured at the new facility will be comprised of more than 90% national components. To achieve this, the company will implement a program with 25 local suppliers in Argentina.