Wilden, part of PSG, a Dover company and a manufacturer of air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pump technology, is celebrating its 60-year anniversary in 2015. Wilden was founded in Grand Terrace, CA, in 1955 by Jim Wilden when he invented the AODD pump. The technology provided solutions for a wide range of applications in the energy, chemical, process and water and wastewater industries. Wilden became part of PSG in 2008, and now operates in over 160 countries, with more than 180 distributors worldwide. The company’s line of pumps includes the Original Clamped Metal & Plastic, the Advanced Bolted Metal & Plastic, the Advanced FIT, the Saniflo FDA and the Hygienic Series (HS). To complement its pumps, Wilden also offers a complete line of air distribution systems (ADS) designed to increase productivity while reducing energy consumption, air consumption and maintenance. “We are extremely excited to be celebrating our 60-year anniversary at Wilden,” said Denny Buskirk, managing director for Wilden. “As the inventor of the AODD pump, Wilden is a company founded on innovation, and therefore, is constantly introducing new technologies that will help bring AODD pumping technology into the future. Throughout our 60-year history, we have made a commitment to the pursuit of excellence, customer satisfaction, innovation, research and development and market knowledge. “It is this commitment, along with keeping alive the innovative spirit and customer-focused culture that Jim Wilden left behind, that has undoubtedly made Wilden one of the market leaders in our industry. Celebrating 60 years in business is a testament to the dedication shown by both our employees and channel partners.” www.psgdover.com