What Amana says...
- Appliance was born in 1934 when Amana native, George Foerstner, challenged by a local business man, produced a reliable beverage cooler Amana began manufacturing cold storage lockers and walk-in freezers
- Commissioned by the US Government to make a walk-in cooler for military
- First to nationally market an upright freezer for the home
- First side-by-side fridge freezer for the home introduced
- First to patent the frost free refrigerator � Free-O-Frost� technology
- First commercial microwave oven was introduced
- First to introduce a complete line of energy efficiency refrigerators
- Patented the Temperature Controlled Beverage Chiller
- First to receive European 4-star freezer rating on Ice and Water models
- First American Refrigerator to be imported and sold in UK by R.E.A. Bott
- Led the industry in customisation using extended door/hidden hinge system.
- First counter depth freestanding side-by-side refrigerator
- First US manufacturer to achieve the ISO 9001 certification
- First major appliance manufacturer to be given American Dairy Association� recognition for Temperature Controlled Beverage Chiller�
- First counter depth freestanding bottom freezer refrigerator
- First in the industry to eliminate CFC�s from its refrigerators
- First to introduce colour & stainless steel wraps for refrigerators
- Amana acquired by Maytag Corporation to join the brands of Jenn-Air, Maytag, Magic Chef, Dynasty, Hoover, Dixie-Narco, and Admiral
- Amana integrated into Maytag UK
- New range of A rated refrigeration launched
- Amana introduces the Alaska Luxury Built-In Refrigeration range
- Amana launched its first mixed materials (MxM) finish for refrigerators.
- Amana UK introduces a totally new refrigeration platform and three design choices, Reflection, Definition & Precision.
- The Amana Brand is bought and integrated with the Whirlpool Corporation forming the largest appliance group in the world.
- Amana UK introduces Wine Cabinets for the first time in the UK
- The convenient Three Door is launched to rave reviews.