Whirlpool India came in existence in 1996 as Whirlpool washing machines acquired Kelvinator India Ltd. It holds a market share of over 25%. The company's portfolio consists of washing machines, refrigerators, microwave ovens and air conditioners. It owns three state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at Faridabad, Pondicherry and Pune.
Whirlpool's headcount includes 971 permanent employees, with approximately 800 contractors spread across three manufacturing facilities, two technology centers and 18 sales and services branches. In the year ending in March '06, the annual turnover whirlpool India was Rs.1,375crores.