Whirlpool of India Limited headquartered in Gurugram, is one of the leading manufacturers and marketers of major home appliances in the country. The company owns three state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities at Faridabad, Pondicherry and Pune. Each of the manufacturing set-up features an infrastructure that is witness of Whirlpool’s commitment to providing its consumer with forward looking solutions. Whirlpool’s Corporate Office is located in one of the most important financial and industrial city near New Delhi. It is known for its booming infrastructure, its rapid urbanization, and economic prosperity. As a rapidly growing city, Gurugram is an example of a blend between the old and the new. The city has a lot to offer in terms of entertainment, culture, and world-class cuisine.
Global Technology and Engineering Center
Global Technology & Engineering Center (GTEC) is a strong group of 900+ engineers and technologists working in close collaboration with one another supporting various Platforms and Technology functions across various regions of Whirlpool Corporation. Based in the city center, 10 minutes from the Airport. GTEC (Global Technology and Engineering center) one of the largest captive centers for Whirlpool. The center currently engaged in creating new product designs, working on cutting edge technologies like artificial intelligence, machine Learning, tabule, IoT, Industry 4.0 and many others apart from doing key work of a engineering center. Established in 2002, GTEC has grown in capabilities and numbers and we are now a critical mass (@ 25%) of GPO (Global Product Organization). Year over year, there has been addition of new capabilities to support global stakeholders / functions while demonstrating execution excellence and also approaching newer functions of the corporation.
The vision of the center is to be a strategic partner for global product and technology teams to provide best in class solutions in select domains. Few of the main focus has been to building people and capabilities, execution excellence, operational excellence and Innovation & Growth.
The Whirlpool Faridabad Operation is the oldest & largest single product plant in Indian home appliance industry manufacturing Single Door Refrigerators since 1995. It is ideally located in the Faridabad NIT, only 10 minutes drive from it’s nearest metro station, Bata Chowk. Faridabad is one of the 100 smart cities in India selected in the Smart City Mission initiative by the Union Ministry of Urban Development. In addition to being one of the leading industrial centres of Delhi NCR, Faridabad offers different contemporary facilities of residence, entertainment, transportation, education & healthcare making it conducive to settle.
Located in one of the Union Territories in India, Pondicherry (now Puducherry) is also commonly referred as Pondy. Whirlpool established its first Whirlpool manufacturing facility in Pondicherry for washing machine category. Pondicherry a former French colony is a perfect amalgamation of the traditional Indian sensibilities and French architecture, making it a dreamy escape that offers the best of both worlds.
Pune plant was inaugurated in October 1996 and manufactures state of the art Single Door and Double Door Refrigerators. Located in Ranjangaon an Industrial area at a distance of 54 kms from Pune. It is one of the fastest developing manufacturing hubs in India. Pune is known as the “Oxford of the East” due to the presence of several well-known educational institutions.