Microwave is an inevitable kitchen appliance; every home should have a microwave as it is now part of our daily routine to use microwaves for kitchen tasks.
People go for microwave-based on their budget and task capacity not really minding what country they originate from. That being said if you love patronizing your countries products, in this case, microwaves, what comes to mind first is “ are there any microwaves made in the USA?. To answer your question, of course, there is.
There is a microwave brand that stands out in the USA. More information concerning the microwave brand made in the USA is below.
DACOR MICROWAVE OVEN
The Dacor Microwave Oven brand is an American-made Microwave oven situated in California.
The Dacor brand is over 73 years in bringing culinary innovation to every product designed for the consumer.
Dacor has introduced many products starting from the first electric refrigerator in 1948, Ranges, Range Tops, Cooktops, Ventilation hoods, Outdoor, Dishwasher, Microwave Ovens, warming drawers, refrigerator side-by-side, refrigerator French-door, wine and beverage appliances.
Dacor has remained committed to its core values of family and service while continuing to introduce industry-leading, American-made products to the market.
Although, Dacor is a California-based company founded in 1965. The company will keep its name and US operations and manufacturing though it will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung, according to a news release from Samsung.
Below is an example of the American-made/ Samsung Dacor Microwave oven;
DACOR COUNTERTOP AND BUILT-IN MICROWAVE OVEN
This Dacor Microwave Oven can double as a Countertop and a Built-in Microwave oven.
However, the trim kit for installation is purchased separately, we also recommend you make sure it matches the dimension of your kitchen at home.
It is also a 900 watts microwave oven with an Auto defrost option and has a capacity of 2 cubic feet.
The cooking watts is 1,100 watts and the oven cooking mode is convection. It is also designed with a sensor technology that eliminates guesswork from your cooking by providing you with cook time and power level based on the food’s moisture.
You are certain that this Dacor Microwave Oven has automatic settings that exist in other traditional microwave brands handling foods like baked potatoes, ground meat, and popcorn without stress.
Quick, easy to clean, and reliable Dacor microwave oven!.
NOTE; The Dacor Microwave works with Dacor’s trim kit for built-in installation.
ARE THERE ANY MICROWAVES MADE IN THE USA?
Yes, there are several microwave oven brands we use that are presently manufactured in the United States of America. Below is a list of the 7 Best Microwave ovens that are made in the USA;
Dacor USA Made Microwave Oven(Presently, owned by Samsung Electronics America)
GE (General Electric) made in the USA in Louisville, Kentucky
Whirlpool Microwave Oven(some made in the USA and other countries)
Amana American made Microwave oven
Hamilton Beach Microwave Oven
Magic Chef Microwave, Made in the USA.
WHERE ARE HAMILTON BEACH MICROWAVE MADE?
Hamilton Beach microwave oven is made in Richmond, Virginia, USA. The Hamilton Beach manufacturing company was founded in 1910.
In 1990, two powerhouses appliance Manufacturers, Hamilton Beach, and Proctor-Silex came together to create the largest US manufacturers of small kitchen Appliances.
Finally, Hamilton Beach expanded internationally in 1995, and they continue to produce innovative, award-winning products for consumers in North America and beyond. Brazil, India, and China are the newest markets for Hamilton Beach products. Below is an example of the Hamilton Beach Microwave Oven;
HAMILTON BEACH 1.1 CU FT MICROWAVE – STAINLESS STEEL
- Hamilton Beach 1.1 cu ft. Microwave is easy to clean inside and out.
- It takes up little counter space and will match most kitchen décor.
- It’s ideal for busy families, heats up and defrosts your favorite frozen food quickly.
- The easy-to-red button allows you to select the ideal power level and defrost food by time or weight.
- You can also set the memory for quick heating of items you use the most.
WHERE ARE MAGIC CHEF MICROWAVES MADE?
Magic Chef Microwave Ovens are manufactured in the United States of America. The Magic chef brand name was first introduced in 1929. It was formally called the American stove company but later changed its name to the Magic Chef in 1951.
In 1996, MCA Corporation began licensing the brand for microwaves, compact refrigerators, small kitchen appliances, and other related categories. In 2010, MCA Corporation purchased the brand, Magic Chef, from Whirlpool. Below is an example of the Magic Chef Microwave Oven;
MAGIC CHEF CU. FT. 900W COUNTERTOP OVEN
- With the Magic Chef Microwave countertop oven, you can prepare delicious snack or meal.
- You can quickly and easily prepare wide variety of food with 900 watts of power, 10 power levels and 6 one-touch cooking programs to help you.
- Defrost by time or eliminate the guess work and defrost by weight.
- This microwave features kitchen timer and child safety lock, auto cook menus and auto defrost menus.
OVER THE RANGE MICROWAVE MADE IN USA
An example of an over-the-range microwave made in the USA is the Dacor PCOR30S Professional convection combination microwave oven.
It has 850 watts of power for fast reheating and cooking, has 11 Power Levels, 13 inches turntable with disable function, sensor technology, child lock, 300 CFM ventilation system, and a capacity of 1.1 cu. ft.
This over-the-range Microwave oven can be fitted to a remote external exhaust fan (600cfm). The defrost and microwave cooking, reheating functions are excellent.
The two-level cooking rack provides for added capacity and versatility while the sensor cooking and automatic settings for broiling, roasting, and baking.
Cook your food more evenly and use the keep warm function to keep hot foods hot with no loss of food quality.
AMANA OVER-THE-RANGE MICROWAVE OVEN TWO-SPEED FAN EXHAUST HOOD
Another over-the-range Microwave Oven that is made in the USA is the Amana microwave hood combination which is 1.5. Cu. ft. with 1000 cooking watts and 10 power levels.
You can easily combine the power of this standard Amana microwave and vent hood into a sleek, mounted under your cabinet, quickly removing smoke and offensive smell today!
COMMERCIAL MICROWAVE MADE IN USA
The Amana RMS10DSA Microwave is an example of a commercial countertop Microwave oven designed in the USA.
The capacity of this commercial Amana countertop microwave oven is 0.8 cubic feet and has a wattage of 1000 watts.
It also has low volume, single-stage cooking, 6 minutes max cooking time, interlock safety switch, LED lighted interior, side hinged door with tempered glass.
Most home microwave ovens have too many buttons and functions but this Amana commercial countertop microwave is so easy to operate especially for the elderly or vision impaired because of its few important buttons.
Another excellent quality of this Amana countertop microwave is that it heats from the bottom up and heats more evenly than a home microwave.
You will fall in love with the simplicity of this microwave and cooks very fast!!
MICROWAVE MADE IN JAPAN
Japan is known for quality manufacturing equipment ranging from cars, telecommunications, home appliances, kitchen appliances, and others.
They are also by Industry-standard regarded as one of the best brands in terms of Microwave Ovens. The Japanese place premium on safety, precision, and excellence.
Consumers all over the world are at peace when they purchase Japanese-made products. Below is a list of Japanese Microwave Ovens;
Sharp Microwave Oven made in Japan
Hitachi Japanese Microwave Oven
AMANA MICROWAVE MADE IN USA
The Amana home appliances are now owned and manufactured by Whirlpool Corporation based in Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA.
First, the Amana Microwave was founded by George Foerstner in Middle Amana, Iowa, USA.
The Amana Brand Corporation is known for home appliances and HVAC units. In 1997, the Amana Corporation was purchased by Goodman Global which is now part of Daikin North America (manufacturers in Houston, Texas but has its Global Headquarters in Osaka, Japan.
Daikin Global Company a heating and cooling manufacturer now further sold the company to Maytag which is now part of Whirlpool in 2002.
WHERE ARE SHARP MICROWAVES MADE?
Sharp Microwave is made in Sakai City, Osaka, Japan (Sharp Corporation Global Headquarters).
Sharp Corporation is known for manufacturing and sales of electric, electronics, and telecommunication application equipment.
However, there is the Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC) which is in the USA, Montvale, New Jersey as a subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation that combines manufacturing, marketing, and service of Sharp’s products.
ARE WHIRLPOOL MICROWAVES MADE IN THE USA?
Yes, and No! Let me state here first that the Whirlpool and Amana Microwaves belong to the Whirlpool Global Corporation that manufactures other kitchen products like the KitchenAid Blender appliance.
The World Headquarter is in Benton, Harbor, Michigan, USA (North America).
The Whirlpool Corporation has 9 Manufacturing Operations in the USA and 3 in Mexico.
Other Manufacturing Plants for the Whirlpool Microwave apart from North America include; Asia, Latin America, and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).
As a result, when purchasing a Whirlpool Microwave, it is difficult to determine which of the manufacturing plants the Whirlpool Microwave was manufactured in. It could be from the United States, China, Mexico, or any other country where they have a manufacturing plant.
Furthermore, for more information check the Whirlpool Corporation website.
WHIRLPOOL SILVER COUNTERTOP MICROWAVE OVEN
The Whirlpool countertop small microwave is a very good example of how good a 700 watts microwave performs without stress.
This Whirlpool Microwave has a capacity of 0.5.cu. ft. a dinner plate can fit in with ease. There is also a control lock and variable cooking power control.
The Awesome feature about this microwave is that it can easily fit into a small corner, ideal for tight spaces like a small kitchen dorm room. In short, the Whirlpool countertop microwave oven is recommended as one of the best microwaves for dorm rooms.
Finally, the controls are as easy to use as they are to clean. With 10 variable power levels, this microwave lets you quickly and easily tailor your cooking to the task at hand.
ARE DANBY MICROWAVE MADE IN USA?
Danby Microwave Appliances Incorporated is headquartered both in Canada, Guelph, Ontario, and the USA, Findlay, Ohio.
Danby was established over 70 years ago and they are committed to the manufacturing of home and kitchen appliances that can fit into small spaces for example Danby’s small microwave oven for dorm or college room.
They also have additional locations in Tolleson, Arizona, Saraland, Alabama, Foxboro, Massachusetts as well as a Location in Guangzhou, China.
SOURCE: DACOR KITCHEN APPLIANCE
SOURCE: HAMILTON BEACH MICROWAVE COMPANY
SOURCE: MCA CORPORATION MAGIC CHEF