Whirlpool countertop microwave ovens are manufactured in China. The Whirlpool company produces many appliances in the United States, but countertop microwave ovens are not among them.
The Whirlpool Corporation is an American-owned, multinational manufacturer with plants in the United States, China, Germany and Mexico. Consumer Reports notes that the majority of Whirlpool appliances are made in the United States. Exceptions are the Duet Sport front load washers made in Germany, countertop microwave ovens made in China and 14-16 cubic top refrigerators made at a Whirlpool manufacturing facility in Mexico. All other Whirlpool appliances are American made. Headquartered in St. Joseph, Michigan, the Whirlpool Corporation also owns the JennAir, KitchenAid, Maytag and Amana appliance brands.