In 1940 Clyde Wiseman ventured into his garage on the East Side of Cleveland, Ohio and began producing pistons for himself and a few friends. Word of his high quality work spread quickly, and in 1941 Wiseco Piston was established to service the needs of motorsports enthusiasts.
Today, Wiseco’s corporate headquarters in Mentor, Ohio, boasts of over 150,000 square feet of state-of-the art forging and CNC machining equipment. Wiseco also has fully stocked, strategically located distribution centers within Canada and Europe to serve markets all over the world.
With our coast to coast domestic distribution system and international customers in Europe, South America, Africa, Australia, and Asia, Wiseco is the world leader in the manufacturing of hi-performance, forged pistons for the snowmobile, motorcycle, ATV, personal watercraft, outboard marine and automotive markets.
Wiseco engineers utilize the latest in 3D design and finite element modeling software to ensure every Wiseco design is developed to provide the greatest strength and lightest weight for each application. Our in-house Dyno facility, equipped with the latest technology, along with our field-testing network, insure that our products meet the expectations of the demanding motorsports industry.
After 75 years in the business, the name Wiseco has become synonymous with pistons,especially pistons for off-road racing and riding. Wiseco has attained that instant brand-recognition by being the only U.S. manufacturer of forged pistons for the motorsports market, and carry a full line of applications for just about any 2 or 4-stroke engine you can think of. But guess what? Pistons are just a part of what Wiseco has to offer.
With the constantly evolving motorsports market, Wiseco has remained right at the forefront of technology, developing a whole catalog full of innovative products. And coming from Wiseco, you have to know it’s all pure quality – just like our pistons. What sort of stuff are we talking about? Good things, everything from forged clutch baskets to stroker cranks and connecting rods – and of course some very special pistons!
Wiseco is focused on continually refining our quality culture and our associates are dedicated to living up to our Quality Policy: “To Meet or Exceed Customer Requirements Every Time.”
Quality, integrity and service are the backbone of Wiseco’s success. No other piston manufacturer can match Wiseco’s advanced technology and care for detail. That’s why the top engine builders and racers in every motorsports industry have come to appreciate and depend on Wiseco for consistent winning results.