Whirlpool to Cut 4,500 Jobs, Close Plants
By JAMES PRICHARD
The Associated Press
Wednesday, May 10, 2006; 1:17 PM
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Whirlpool Corp. said Wednesday it will eliminate
4,500 jobs by closing three plants and consolidating corporate offices and
other sites following its purchase of rival appliance maker Maytag Corp.