Aviall To Be Piper’s Exclusive Parts Distributor
Piper Aircraft has entered into a global distribution agreement with Aviall Services. Aviall is an after-market supply chain management service for the aerospace, defense and marine industries. The Dallas-based company lists two million catalog items available through 39 customer service centers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Under the terms of the agreement Aviall will have exclusive worldwide distribution rights for marketing and sales of OEM spare parts for Piper Aircraft. According to a Piper spokesperson, the company has built about 144,000 aircraft with more than 160 models certified during its 72-year history. Approximately 90,000 Piper aircraft are still flying and are being serviced and supported on every continent by Piper’s 65 service centers, 40 dealers and 2,500 field personnel. Aviall will provide supply-chain support for Piper dealers and service centers and also market and sell Piper parts to the company’s individual customers worldwide.