DALLAS, July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has been named a global distributor for Weldon Pump. Aviall will distribute Series 18000 and 19000 pumps for general aviation applications, covering many airframes including Cessna and Robinson. In addition, Aviall will stock new and factory overhauled pumps, which were installed on multiple other aircraft as original equipment. Built to the most stringent AS9100 standards, Weldon pumps meet the high quality and safety standards for which the company has become widely respected.
"We are pleased to distribute Weldon pumps and to establish a new relationship with Weldon Pump," said Aviall President and CEO Eric Strafel. "This global distribution agreement will expand our product mix for the general aviation market and reinforces our commitment to support all aviation customers globally."
Weldon Pump has been designing, engineering and manufacturing quality fuel pumps and fluid systems for a wide range of aircraft since 1942. Weldon's strong commitment to excellence and made-in-America quality has evolved into a comprehensive line of fuel and hydraulic pumps for general aviation, military aircraft, ground support vehicles and UAVs.
Aviall operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, supporting both commercial and defense business units within Boeing. Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries.
Aviall, which has headquarters in Dallas, is the world's largest provider of new aviation parts and related aftermarket services. The company markets and distributes products for more than 240 manufacturers and offers approximately 2 million catalog items from 40 customer service centers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Aviall also provides maintenance for aviation batteries, wheels and brakes, as well as hose assembly, kitting and paint-mixing services. The company offers a complete set of supply-chain and logistics services, including order processing, stocking and fulfillment, automated inventory management and reverse logistics to OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and customers.