The Evolution of Zoeller Company


Zoeller Company is founded by August “Pop” Zoeller as he begins designing and building pedestal sump pumps in the basement of his home.


Zoeller acquires A to Z Custom Molding, now known as Lincoln Industries, Inc., in Boonville, Indiana. This enables controlled manufacturing of plastic components.


To satisfy customized orders for the industrial and municipal markets, Zoeller Engineered Products is started, offering heavy-duty, solids-handling and grinder pumps up to 50 HP.


Zoeller acquires Flint & Walling in Kendallville, Indiana. As a well-known and trusted manufacturer of potable water pumps founded in 1866, Flint & Walling brings a new aspect of water solutions to the Zoeller family of companies.


Zoeller Pump Company is established as a division. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, this line manufactures residential and light commercial pumps for moving water up and out.


Zoeller Taiwan is established in Taipei with full engineering, sales, and marketing staff in addition to
light manufacturing.


Zoeller Onsite, Zoeller’s onsite water solutions division, is renamed Clarus Environmental and incorporated into the family of companies.

Zoeller Canada is established as a sales office and warehouse in Toronto to better serve the Canadian market.


Zoeller acquires Tulsar Canada in Toronto as its custom control panel manufacturer within the industry.


Zoeller acquires Wolf Pump in Abernathy, Texas to further extend manufacturing for customized submersible and turbine pumps for industrial and irrigation applications.


Zoeller acquires TruNorth Components, an OEM manufacturer of air compressors and vacuum pumps in Plymouth, Wisconsin, to allow more opportunity to move and treat water with air.


Zoeller legally incorporates Zoeller México as its sales office and distribution center in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Through persistence and a commitment to never compromise our company values, Zoeller Company now has fourth-generation leadership and is among the oldest submersible pump manufacturer in the United States.


Clarus Environmental products are integrated into the Zoeller Pump Company product line.