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Guess I did not know that KA is owned by.........

Whirlpool......I always thought it was a company on their own rights......Could explain the Made in China labels now on many of the KA products.........{#emotions_dlg.unsure}

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didn't know that either ! I love whirlpool big appliances.

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Re: Guess I did not know that KA is owned by.........

Kitchen Aid, Whirlpool, Pfaltzgraff, and several other companies are all owned by Lifetime Brands.

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On 1/25/2015 Rainbow Girl said:

Kitchen Aid, Whirlpool, Pfaltzgraff, and several other companies are all owned by Lifetime Brands.

I believe they only handle non electric gadgets, kitchen ware, and table ware, not the electrical appliances.........{#emotions_dlg.unsure}

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I remember when Hobart owned them. I think that was the first one.

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On 1/25/2015 debc said:

I remember when Hobart owned them. I think that was the first one.

That is what I remember as well. Seems like yesterday. I must be getting old.

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On 1/25/2015 mominohio said:
On 1/25/2015 debc said:

I remember when Hobart owned them. I think that was the first one.

That is what I remember as well. Seems like yesterday. I must be getting old.

I used to drive by the Hobart store in Salt Lake Utah all the time when I was there. Last time I drove by it was gone. Smiley Sad I always wanted one of those N50's.

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My Whirlpool Cabrio washer & dryer were both made in Ohio. Last year.

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My 12 cup KA food processor is clearly marked Made in China, but it also has 700 watts of power, as compared to, I think I read, 450 watts on the one today.......I must say, it was a sad day at my house a couple of weeks ago when my Oster Kitchen Center processor became critically ill..........{#emotions_dlg.crying} I hope it is not fully dead.......{#emotions_dlg.ohmy}

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Forrestwolf - Thank you for the information. I did not know that.