White-Rodgers is a leading manufacturer of thermostats, valves, controls and system protectors for the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration industry.
White Rodgers is a brand of Emerson Climate Technologies US. White Rodgers was started by two former Emerson Electric Co. employees, James Rodgers and Chesterfield White. They first worked to develop a new control type for temperature and refrigeration systems using hydraulic action. In 1962, White Rodgers became part of Emerson.
[Source: emerson.com, thomasgalbraith.com]