Frigidaire appliances are manufactured in the United States and Mexico. Frigidaire, originally named Guardian Frigerator Company, was formerly based in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Guardian Frigerator Company produced the first electric refrigerator and remained in business for 2 years before changing its name to Frigidaire in 1919.
The invention of the refrigerator by Nathaniel B. Wales and Alfred Mellowes in 1916 was capitalized on by one of General Motors founders, William C. Durant. The company's name grew so popular that it became synonymous to any brand of refrigerator. Frigidaire was owned by several companies including Delco-Light and White Sewing Machine Company. It is currently headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., and is a division of Electrolux.Learn More
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.Full Answer >
Magic Chef appliances are manufactured by CNA International Inc., which does business as MC Appliance Corporation. This company imports, distributes and markets under different brand names. The Magic Chef brand has also been owned by Maytag and Whirlpool.Full Answer >
Inglis home appliances are manufactured by Whirlpool Canada. The Whirlpool Corporation acquired a majority stake in Inglis in 1987 and changed the name of the company to Whirlpool Canada. Despite this, its products continue to carry the Inglis name.Full Answer >
Danby appliances are actually manufactured by the Amana corporation. As of 2014, Amana is currently owned by the Whirlpool company and was previously owned by Maytag. Wine coolers, compact refrigerators, gas ranges and full-size laundry equipment are sold under the Danby name.Full Answer >