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Whirlpool UK Appliances Ltd Nominated for a Motor Transport Award

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited, parent company to KitchenAid, Whirlpool, Hotpoint and Indesit, has been nominated in the Business Excellence Award category at the Motor Transport Awards 2019.

The Motor Transport Awards are designed to celebrate the excellence in the road freight transport industry. The Business Excellence Award category honours companies that promote best working practices, offer exceptional employee development programmes and corporate social responsibility initiatives, including caring for the environment. The 33rd Motor Transport Awards will be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane on 3rd July 2019.

Whirlpool UK is the only major domestic appliance manufacturer to operate a home-delivery service directly to consumers. The company’s logistics division, Hotpoint Home Solutions (HHS), is one of the largest delivery services of white goods in Britain, delivering almost one million products annually. Whirlpool UK’s logistics service provides national deliveries, including Northern Ireland, with a full seven-day provision. In addition, the cut-off time for next day delivery is 1800 hours. HHS also offers installation on all freestanding and built-in electrical appliances (excluding cooker hoods).

Hotpoint Home Solutions boasts its very own, fully accredited, in-house training team. There is a purpose-built training academy, with classrooms, a fleet area, connection rooms and even a live training home.

Karen Slack, Senior Project Manager, Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited says: “We are delighted to be nominated for the Motor Transport Awards 2019 as this represents and celebrates the hard work and dedication of everyone in the Whirlpool UK logistics team. We are looking forward to the awards ceremony in July.”

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About Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited:

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited is managed by Whirlpool EMEA, part of Whirlpool Corporation, the global leader in manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. In 2016, Whirlpool Corporation generated annual revenue of $21 billion in annual sales, employs over 93,000 people with 70 centres of manufacturing and technology research worldwide. The company markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Scholtès, Hotpoint, Indesit, and other big-name brands in over 170 countries. Whirlpool Corp.’s European Operations Centres are located in Pero (MI), Italy.

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited fully supports the AMDEA safety initiative, Register My Appliance, and is committed to encouraging householders to register their appliances: www.registermyappliance.org.uk

About Whirlpool Corporation:

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centres in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, Hotpoint and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 21,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.’s EMEA Headquarters are located in Pero (MI), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com or find us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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22nd May 2019

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