Whirlpool earnings soar on NA sales growth

Oct 22, 2013 | 04:18 PM | Corinna Petry

Tags  Whirlpool Corp., steel supply chain, Whirlpool North America, steel demand, appliance manufacture, residential construction, market conditions, Jeff M. Fettig Marc Bitzer

CHICAGO — Whirlpool Corp. posted record earnings in the third quarter, led by strong growth in North America and increased consumer spending.

The Benton Harbor, Mich.-based manufacturer reported net income of $196 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, more than double net income of $74 million for the same period last year, on sales that rose 4.2 percent....





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