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Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Electronics: 6 (Previous rank: 11*)
Overall score: 6.01

Address: 2000 North M-63
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Phone: 269-923-5000
Website: www.whirlpoolcorp.com
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 12
People management 7
Use of corporate assets 4
Social responsibility 5
Quality of management 5
Financial soundness 11
Long-term investment 12
Quality of products/services 6
Global competitiveness 11
Industry: Electronics
Most Admired
1 General Electric 7.44
2 Emerson Electric 7.12
3 Panasonic 6.78
4 Siemens 6.40
5 Sony 6.30
6 Whirlpool 6.01
7 Royal Philips Electronics 5.98
8 Toshiba 5.94
Rank Company Overall score
9 Samsung Electronics 5.88
10 Hitachi 5.86
11 LG 5.77
12 Mitsubishi Electric 5.71
13 Schneider Electric 5.61
14 Sharp 5.52
15 Sumitomo Electric Industries 5.42
From the March 16, 2009 issue
*Rank in America's Most Admired survey last year.
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