Foster Wheeler AG was a Swiss global engineering conglomerate with its principal executive offices in Reading, UK and its registered office in Baar, Canton of Zug, Switzerland. Foster Wheeler was added to the NASDAQ-100 on July 12, 2007. As of November 13, 2014 all Foster Wheeler operating units have become part of the new company Amec Foster Wheeler following a merger with AMEC plc.
Foster Wheeler was formed in 1927 from a merger of the Power Specialty Company and the Wheeler Condenser & Engineering Company, which was created by Frederick Merriam Wheeler in 1891. It was originally based in New York City but later moved to Livingston, New Jersey and stayed there for nearly a quarter century before relocating to Clinton, New Jersey in 1987.
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