AdelWiggins was formed in 1993 from the consolidation of the Adel Fasteners and Wiggins Connectors division acquired from IMO. Founded in 1938 and 1925 respectively, both Adel Fasteners and Wiggins Connectors have had a long history in the aerospace industry and enjoy strong brand name recognition. Adel, in particular, has become synonymous with specialized, vibration absorbing clamps, with such components commonly referred to in the industry as "Adel Clamps". Likewise, the Wiggins name has become synonymous with fluid connectors. AdelWiggins products are found on virtually all aircraft produced in the western world.
AdelWiggins designs, manufactures and sells an extensive line of high-quality, custom designed products, primarily aerospace-related fluid line components such as flexible connectors, quick disconnects, clamps, heaters and hoses, and refueling systems. The company's technical expertise, responsiveness, and ability to move quickly through the prototype and certification process have established it as a leader in its market.
Many of AdelWiggins products are proprietary and offer superior engineering characteristics and functionality relative to those of its competitors. The company designs its products specifically to meet the engineering requirements of its customers. focusing on aspects such as reduced or low profile geometry, broad range of high-temperature service, ease of installation where possible, and utilization of advanced materials to maximize the strength-to-weight ratios of its components.
These factors are critical to both OEMs and airlines given their emphasis on reducing both acquisition and operating costs. AdelWiggins products are designed to ensure efficient, reliable assembly, which reduces installation and maintenance costs for for the OEMs and airlines. In addtion, our company's products have a reputation for long service lives and extremely high reliability in stressful operating environments. These characteristics serve to differentiate AdelWiggins' products and have contributed to the company's market leadership.