Where Can You Purchase a White-Westinghouse Refrigerator?


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Authorized dealers for White-Westinghouse refrigerators include big-box chain stores, such as Home Depot and Best Buy. Because of periodic manufacture, refrigerators may not be available in the United States. White-Westinghouse appliances, including refrigerators, are no longer sold under the White-Westinghouse brand, but are instead manufactured and sold by Electrolux.

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For retailers specific to a certain location, AB Electrolux includes a Where To Buy feature on the AB Electrolux website. Navigate to official Electrolux Appliances website and click Where To Buy in the upper-right corner. Submit the area code, and the feature returns a list of local dealers that retail White-Westinghouse appliances, including refrigerators.

Westinghouse Electric began manufacturing and retailing major appliances when it acquired Copeman Electric Stove Company in 1917. It began manufacturing refrigerators in the 1950s and claims to have introduced the first automatic defrost system. In 1975, its appliance manufacturing division was acquired by White Consolidated Industries, creating White-Westinghouse. This company was acquired in 1986 by Swedish appliance manufacturer AB Electrolux, which maintains manufacturing rights as a brand licensee.

AB Electrolux periodically manufactures White-Westinghouse appliances, with the latest production run taking place in 2006. The Westinghouse Licensing Company licenses AB Electrolux to manufacture the White-Westinghouse brand of refrigerators, but only in Australia.

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