Whirlpool 'Studying Options' for Fort Smith Plant by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 8/23/2011 02:21 pm Updated 6 years ago Whirlpool Corp. says low demand and recession has prompted "a study of options" for its refrigerator plant at Fort Smith. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.