Whirlpool’s culture embraces values like sustainability, innovation and diversity and is continuously seeking better solutions for enhancing the resource efficiency of its products and innovative sustainable technologies. WRD is the heart of research and development in Europe and it aims to increase the level of innovation and competitiveness of Whirlpool through activities of technological transfer and collaborative research. WRD aims to strengthen know-how for the area of Advanced Development for all product groups (Washing Machines, Refrigeration and Cooking). WRD is made up of about 50 specialized researchers engaged in research on energy, water reduction, materials, product engineering, advanced electronics.
The areas involved in the SPRAYproject is the Advanced Development (Fabric Care) focused on developing new knowledge and next generation washing machines to meet the needs of future product strategies.