American company AIRTEX – is the largest independent manufacturer of gasoline pumps and water pumps in the world.
AIRTEX was founded in 1935 in the U.S. city of Fairfield by Benjamin Franklin. The first activity of the company was the production of spare parts for Chevrolet and Ford cars. In the same year AIRTEX acquired three more companies, where its range included water pumps.
In the following years AIRTEX became a rapidly developing company. Even during the Second World War, when many businesses were closing, AIRTEX not only stayed afloat, but also continued its path of strong growth. The main component of such successful development was a high level of product quality. AIRTEX auto parts were delivered to manufacturers and started to export.
Today AIRTEX is a major manufacturer of gasoline pumps and water pumps, which are used with equal success both as original equipment for cars and for aftermarket auto parts.
The company has nine manufacturing enterprises in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Spain and the UK, which produce millions of gasoline pumps and water pumps a year. It manufactures more than 1300 items. The main consumers of AIRTEX parts are Ford Motor Company, DaimlerChrysler and General Motors. AIRTEX products are also available to large retailers such as NAPA, Carquest and others. The main volumes of parts produced by AIRTEX are sold in North America.
In 1953 the company opened its first European office in Spain, which today manufactures AIRTEX products in Saragosa city. The assortment of products manufactured at the plant is over 650 items supplied for 95% of European cars.
All products are of high quality, which is confirmed by the presence of ISO/TS 16949:2002 and ISO 14001. This level of quality is achieved due to the usage of new parts and carefully selected components. The design of new products is carried out in close cooperation with leading car manufacturers. Furthermore, all finished products pass 100% quality control.
The advantages of AIRTEX auto parts include a full professional production cycle, from individual project to manufacturing of all components in AIRTEX factories in compliance with all requirements of car manufacturers. As a result high levels of product quality makes AIRTEX parts a good choice.