Roper appliances are manufactured by Roper Home Appliances, which is a subsidiary of the Whirlpool Corporation. Roper specializes in sturdy, basic appliances at affordable prices.
Roper appliances are limited to gas and electric washers and dryers and electric ranges. The appliances come in basic white with only standard-level features. Whirlpool Corporation owns several subsidiary companies. These include Maytag, which offers a full range of home appliances; KitchenAid, which specializes in counter-top appliances; Jenn-Air, which focuses on high-end cook tops and kitchen-ventilation solutions; Amana, with a focus on refrigeration; Gladiator, which makes garage storage components and Estate, another economy line of large home appliances.