Wilden was founded in 1955 by Jim Wilden when he revolutionized the pumping industry by inventing the air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology. Since that time, Wilden is providing innovative solutions for a wide range of applications in the energy, chemical, process and water & wastewater industries. Wilden became part of PSG in 2008, and now spans more than 160 countries with more than 180 distributors worldwide.
The comprehensive line of Wilden AODD pumps include
- clamped metal & plastic,
- bolted metal & plastic,
- FDA and hygienic series.
Wilden also offers a complete line of air distribution systems (ADS) designed to increase productivity while reducing energy consumption, air consumption and maintenance. Aditionally, Wilden offers a full line of diaphragm technologies that have been specifically engineered to optimize the performance of Wilden AODD pumps.
In addition to inventing AODD pump technology, other product innovations from Wilden include the invention of the first ball valve pumps, AODD pumps with plastic housings, food-processing pumps with tri-clamp connections, groundable plastic pumps, PTFE diaphragms, TPE diaphragms, lube-free pumps, dampeners, pump cycle monitors and bolted pumps with flanged connections.