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Whirlpool announces Amana upgrades, will add 60 jobs

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AMANA (KWWL) -- The Whirlpool Corporation announced Thursday a new investment in its Amana plant that will add the production of ice makers and 60 new jobs.

According to Whirlpool, the funding with allow improvements to the Amana facility infrastructure and energy efficiency.

The production of 50 pound ice makers will be transitioned from a Whirlpool facility in Evansville, Indiana later this year.

Representatives from Whirlpool, ICAD Group, Priority One, the Iowa Department of Economic Development and Iowa County will be making an official announcement in Amana Thursday afternoon.

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