Whirlpool Corporation and Dress Homes have announced that they have signed a contract which will continue their three-decade partnership Under this contract, Drees will continue to feature Whirlpool’s Whirlpool, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air brand appliances in its new homes through 2019.
As of 2015, Whirlpool is the top major appliance manufacturer in the world, with $21 billion in annual sales, while Drees Homes is the tenth-largest private builder in the country and #28 on BUILDER’s Top 100.
Both countries have been in business since the early 20th century. "As a business that has also stood the test of time, we value the strong legacy and traditional community values that Drees exemplifies," said Bob Bergeth, general manager of Contract Builder Sales at Whirlpool Corporation, which was founded in 1911. "We're proud to continue our decades-long relationship with a home builder that has an honest and considerate approach to how it does business with homeowners and industry partners."