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1893 Formation of Maytag Washing Machine Co, in Newton, Iowa, USA
1914 Maytag developed a washing machine driven by a gasoline engine for users in rural areas without electricity
1927 Maytag Gyrofoam washing machine imported into UK by Hotpoint - see picture
2006 Acquired by Whirlpool Corporation