Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool) is a manufacturer and marketer of major home appliances. Whirlpool manufactures products in 12 countries under 13 principal brand names and markets products. Whirlpool manufactures and markets a line of appliances and related products, primarily for home use. Its principal products are laundry appliances, refrigerators, cooking appliances, dishwashers, and mixers and other small household appliances. The Company also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. In the United States, the Company markets and distributes products under the Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Roper, Estate, Admiral, Magic Chef, Amana, and Inglis brand names primarily to retailers, distributors and builders. In Canada, it markets and distributes home appliances under the Inglis, Admiral, Whirlpool, Maytag, Jenn-Air, Magic Chef, Amana, Roper, Estate, and KitchenAid brand names.