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Who makes Roper appliances?

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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.

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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.

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