About Wiseco

“Quality People Building a Quality Product” for over 75 years

The History of Wiseco

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.

Wiseco Today

After 75 years in the business, the name Wiseco has become synonymous with pistons, especially pistons for off-road racing and riding. Wiseco’s corporate headquarters in Mentor, Ohio, boasts of over 150,000 square feet of state-of-the art forging and CNC machining equipment. With coast to coast domestic distribution system and international customers in Europe, South America, Africa, Australia, and Asia, they are a world leader in the manufacturing of hi-performance, forged pistons for the snowmobile, motorcycle, ATV, personal watercraft, outboard marine and automotive markets.


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 they have to offer.

Production & Quality

Wiseco is focused on continually refining our quality culture and our associates are dedicated to living up to their 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.

The engineers utilize the latest in 3D design and finite element modeling software to ensure every design is developed to provide the greatest strength and lightest weight for each application. Their 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.

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!

Lastly, Wiseco Piston Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that their quality management system has successfully completed ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001-2000 registration assessment for the design and forging of performance products for automotive and recreational vehicles.

Most Popular Products

Wiseco Piston Ring Kit

Wiseco Piston Ring Kit
Wiseco Piston Ring Kit

Wiseco Head Gasket

Wiseco Head Gasket
Wiseco Head Gasket

Wiseco Piston

Wiseco Piston
Wiseco Piston

Wiseco Piston Rings

Wiseco Piston Rings
Wiseco Piston Rings

Stay Tuned

Stay tuned for future articles where we will cover each of their most popular products in more depth. In the meantime check here to browse their catalog.