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c1927. Maytag Gyrofoam imported from the USA. Exhibit at Amberley Working Museum.

Maytag Corporation

1893 Formation of Maytag Washing Machine Co, in Newton, Iowa, USA[1]

1914 Maytag developed a washing machine driven by a gasoline engine for users in rural areas without electricity[2]

1927 Maytag Gyrofoam washing machine imported into UK by Hotpoint - see picture

2006 Acquired by Whirlpool Corporation

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Whirlpool [1]