Whirlpool

Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) has entered an agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based American Dryer Corp. (ADC) from Stonebrige Partners. ADC manufacturers coin-operated, on-premise and other specialty and industrial laundry equipment. Stonebridge Partners, a White Plains, N.Y. private equity firm, has owned the company since 2008. (MiBiz)

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