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Whirlpool production move means more jobs in Clyde

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Whirlpool is moving production of commercial front-loading washing machines from Mexico to Ohio, and that means good news for the local economy.  The company announced Friday the relocation will create between 80 and 100 new jobs at the Whirlpool plant in Clyde over the next three years.  

Whirlpool leaders say the move is part of an effort to build products in regions where they are mostly sold.  Right now, all the company's residential washing machines for the United States are made at the facility.

U.S. production of front-load commercial washing machines is expected to start in April.

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