A project by ENIAC JU

Whirlpool Europe

Whirlpool Europe is a leading manufacturer and marketer of major household appliances.

With 14,000 employees, a sales presence in over 30 European countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. The European head quarter is located in Italy, Comerio, Varese district where the growth and development strategy in Europe is defined. The European leadership team includes 20 managers of 7 different nationalities.

Whirlpool Europe’s culture embracing values like sustainability, diversity and innovation is continuously seeking for better solutions for enhancing the energy efficiency of its products and innovative more sustainable technologies.

In Italy, besides the managerial centre, Whirlpool Europe owns its Centre of Excellence for Research in Cassinetta, Italy, Milan district, employing more than one hundred international researchers and where the fellows will be based for carrying out the project.

The Centre hosts the engineering team and two Product Development centers (1 for refrigeration and 1 for cooking products), a large Research and Engineering center with competences in the areas of Refrigeration, Electronic controls, Cooking, Washing Machines.

Gianpiero Santacatterina
Gianpiero_Santacatterina @whirlpool.com