Whirlpool inks 5-year deal with D.R. Horton

BENTON HARBOR — Whirlpool Corp. is joining forces with a large U.S. homebuilder to provide appliances to new homeowners.

On Thursday, Whirlpool announced it signed a five-year agreement with D.R. Horton to ensure all of the Benton Harbor company’s brand appliances will be included in all newly built D.R. Horton homes, as of Jan. 1.