Norge (appliance manufacturer)

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Company typeSubsidiary
Defunct2006; 18 years ago (2006)
FateAcquired by Maytag in 1986, later acquired by Whirlpool in 2006. Closed
OwnerMagic Chef
ParentMaytag Corporation
1948 ad for Norge refrigerators.

The Norge brand of appliances was originally manufactured by the Norge Appliance Company, which was once a division of BorgWarner and later a division of Fedders. The Norge name was acquired in 1979 by Magic Chef, which in turn was absorbed by Maytag in 1986.[1] Since 2006, Maytag is a part of Whirlpool Corporation.

Norge Sales Corporation; Model AWW 562 Washer & Model LD-300 Dryer

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  1. ^ "Maytag Plans Layoffs in Herrin". Appliance Magazine. UBM Canon. Jan 12, 2006. Retrieved 2013-09-28.
  2. ^ A Visit to a 1930s Appliance Show

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