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24/7 Wall St.: 10 Surprising Products Still Made in America

8. Sub-Zero Refrigerator

Parent company: Sub-Zero, Inc. and Wolf, Inc.
Headquarters: Madison, Wis.

Westye Bakke’s invented the world’s first free-standing freezer in the basement of his home in Madison, Wis., in 1943. Two years later, Bakke founded the Sub-Zero Freezer Company, which has maintained its prominence in the manufacturing of “premium built-in home” refrigerators for over 60 years. The company acquired Wolf, Inc., the world leader in professional cooking equipment, in 2000. Wolf now creates stoves and ovens for the “serious in-home cooks” in addition to appliances for restaurants and hotels. The company employs more than 1,000 Americans in plants in Madison, Wis., Phoenix, Ariz., and Richmond, Ky.
(PRNewsFoto/Sub-Zero Freezer Company/Wolf Appliance Company)

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