Fedders USA -www.feddersusa.net is an American company that manufactures air conditioners and other air treatment products. Founded by Theodore Fedders in 1896, Fedders is headquartered in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards Township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States.[1]

A Fedders air conditioning unit.
Fedders factory in Buffalo, New York. Photo taken circa 1918

Fedders was founded in 1896 by Theodore Fedder as a producer of milk cans, bread pans and kerosene tanks. The company began manufacturing room air conditioners in 1946.[2] Fedders purchased Airtemp from Chrysler in 1976.[3]

Fedders Quigan Corp. an American company owns the Fedders trademark in the United States.


  1. ^ "Notification and Hearing Procedures Established for Trading in Fedders Equity Securities". Prnewswire.com. Retrieved March 30, 2012.
  2. ^ "Fedders Manufacturer Overview". Furnace Compare. February 19, 2020. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  3. ^ "Fedders Purchases Nonautomotive Part Of Unit of Chrysler". The New York Times. 1976-02-24. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-09-29.

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