Case Studies

Case Study: An Historic Partnership


VILLEROY & BOCH ENHANCES ITS 267-YEAR HISTORY AS A LEADING PROVIDER OF BATHWARE WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF INNOVATIVE PRO-FLO® SHIFT AODD PUMPS FROM WILDEN® It was 1748 when Francois Boch and his three sons decided to open a pottery company in the small French village of Audun le Tiche. To illustrate just how long ago… Read more »

Case Study: Technical Expertise


CERAMTEC INNOVATIVE CERAMIC ENGINEERING SETS THE STANDARD IN “FORMER” MANUFACTURING THROUGH A LONG RELATIONSHIP WITH WILDEN® AND ITS EVER-IMPROVING AODD PUMP TECHNOLOGIES By Danny Sanders | View PDF Technical ceramics—i.e., those used in the manufacturing process of any number of products—are all around us. Chances are if you’re washing your hands, making coffee, talking on a… Read more »

Case Study: AMTROL Improves Filter Press Reliability and Efficiency with Wilden® Pro-Flo® SHIFT


NEW WILDEN AIR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM (ADS) IMPROVES WASTE PROCESSING YIELD 40% AND CUTS OPERATING COSTS 60% By Kevin Hogue AMTROL’s West Warwick, RI, USA, manufacturing facility produces metal tanks for plumbing, heating, Freon, propane and water storage generating metal particulate waste that requires safe, efficient, economical disposal. When you produce the most reliable, longest-lasting products… Read more »

Case Study: A Breath Of Fresh Air


INDOCHEM DISCOVERS THE BEST WAY TO OPTIMIZE PRODUCTION RATES AND AIR CONSUMPTION IN SOLVENT MANUFACTURING IS BY USING THE INNOVATIVE NEW PRO-FLO® SHIFT AODD PUMP FROM WILDEN® By Danny Sanders | Download this article Over its 30-plus years of operation, PT. Indochemical Citra Kimia, better known has “IndoChem,” has grown into a recognized leader in solvent, glue… Read more »

Case Study: “Searching” For A Solution


HI-TECH COATINGS FINDS A RELIABLE SOLUTION FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE COATINGS IN THE FORM OF WILDEN® AIR-OPERATED DOUBLE-DIAPHRAGM (AODD) PUMPS By Bernd Reitemeyer | Download this article When moving into a new, state-of-the-art production facility, Hi-Tech Coatings Director Martin Skillen, left, made sure to bring along the same, proven production technology that helped transform… Read more »

Case Study: Specialists Demand A Perfect Match


Air-Operated Double-Diaphragm (AODD) Pumps From Wilden® Make Chemical Handling A Safe, Efficient And Environmentally Friendly Process At Sichem By Anthony Monnet, Wilden | Download this article If you are going to consider yourself a specialist in the demanding sector of oil and gas — and you happen to reside in the Middle East, the region… Read more »

Case Study: It Takes A Team To Be Clean


ROTTERDAM’S NTC TANKCLEANING USES SYSTEMS FROM GRÖNINGER THAT FEATURE WILDEN® AIR-OPERATED DOUBLE- DIAPHRAGM (AODD) PUMPS TO RAISE THE PERFORMANCE BAR IN CRITICAL TANK-CLEANING APPLICATIONS By Bernd Reitemeyer | View PDF In May 2013, a steady stream of tanker trucks began to line up outside pristine bay doors, the large gray numerals above each of the… Read more »

Case Study: The Perfect Prescription


The ancient Greek philosopher Plato is credited with coining the phrase, “Necessity is the mother of invention,” meaning that a need or problem encourages creative efforts to meet the need or solve the problem. It is unknown whether that phrase was going through Jim Wilden’s head as he watched water from a ruptured pipe gush… Read more »

Case Study: Efficiency Through Indirect Measures


For months, the focus of the Pumps & Systems “Efficiency Matters” column has been on pump design, installation and operation, factors that directly affect the energy consumption of the pump itself. For example, the April and May 2010 articles on pump performance bands discussed how normally, when a positive displacement pump has less slip, it… Read more »

Case Study: The Evolution Of Clean Pumping


Not surprisingly, safety has always been a top concern for food and beverage companies. So, it goes without saying that this is a preCise industry, one that requires the highest standards in hygienic and sanitary production processes. Despite this emphasis on food safety, there still have been a number of scandals that have combined to… Read more »