One of the world’s largest automotive pump manufacturers, Airtex, has announced that it’s adding new references to its already impressive portfolio.

Launched more than 85 years ago in 1935, Airtex is a dedicated original equipment (OE) manufacturer, and its European factory pays testament to its commitment to quality. Based in Zaragoza (between Barcelona and Madrid), the fully ISO certified 13,000 sqm plant employs almost 150 staff and has the capacity to produce in excess of five million water pumps every year. Its aftermarket range encompasses fuel pumps, water pumps and water pump kits, which include an OE belt, manufactured in Italy by a recognised OE supplier.

One of the new references is a water pump kit (WPK-168301) that covers more than a million Volvo applications, including the C30, S40, S60, S80, V40, V50, V60, V70, XC60, XC70 and XC90. It consists of a water pump, timing belt, idler and tensioner pulley, all of which are of OE equivalent quality.

Airtex has also introduced a kit (WPK-167802) for multiple manufacturer applications, covering vehicles by Citroën (Berlingo, C3, C4, C5), Ford (C-Max, Focus , Mondeo Tourneo ,Transit), Mazda (2, 3, 5), Peugeot (Partner, 207, 308, 508, 3008 ,5008) and Volvo (S40, S60, V40, V60,V70)

Group Brand & Marketing Manager (Europe), Sam Robinson, said: “At Airtex, we remain committed to offering the best market coverage to our customers, particularly within the rapidly growing market for water pump distribution kits, for which Airtex offers a complete programme.

“We have decades of experience supplying the most prestigious vehicle manufacturers and aftermarket brands with premium quality pumps, and our fantastic product management team continue to bring this OE expertise to the aftermarket with these latest product introductions”