8:55 pm
Sun May 11, 2014

Whirlpool, OutCenter of Benton Harbor Represent Change in Attitudes on Gay Rights

Benton Harbor company's CEO part of business group calling for state law to ban workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation
A tectonic shift has taken place across America over the past 10 years in the acceptance of same-sex marriage and the gay lifestyle. A 2013 survey by the Pew Research Center found that 51 percent of Americans support allowing gays and lesbians to legally marry.
7:12 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Whirlpool earnings up in third quarter

Company boosted full-year earnings forecast
BENTON HARBOR - Whirlpool Corp.'s third-quarter net earnings more than doubled over the same period last year, driven in part by increased consumer demand for its products. On Tuesday, the world's biggest home appliance maker reported net earnings of $196 million or $2.42 per share, compared to $74 million or 94 cents per share a year ago.
7:37 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Whirlpool reports "real" earnings up in fourth quarter

Appliance maker's fourth quarter earnings were better than analysts' expectations
BENTON TOWNSHIP - Whirlpool Corp.'s 2012 fourth-quarter net earnings fell to $122 million, compared with net earnings of $205 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, when earnings rose because of tax credits.