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FARRIS ENGINEERING, JA MOODY TEAM UP FOR NAVAL AND MARINE SALES
BRECKSVILLE, OHIO – December 6, 2013

Farris Engineering, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control, today announced it has entered into an agreement with a respected marine valve sales and service company, JA Moody, designating them as the Farris Engineering sales representative to the U.S. Navy and commercial marine markets.

JA. Moody brings to the agreement more than 50 years of experience in flow control products for naval and commercial marine customers with specialized expertise in Navy and other military-specified valves and valve actuation.  With five sales offices located in major port cities along the Pacific, Gulf and Atlantic coasts, JA. Moody is strategically positioned to represent Farris products aimed directly to the marine market.

“Our agreement with JA. Moody will allow Farris to take advantage of their strong, dedicated focus on the naval and commercial marine industries,” said Gabe Salwan, North American Sales Manager, and Farris Engineering. “With their solid reputation in the marine industry and their multiple sites in key marine industry locations, JA Moody was able to hit the ground running as soon as the agreement was finalized.”

JA Moody will represent the full line of Farris pressure relief products to the naval and commercial marine industries, with an emphasis on selected valves in the product line that meet U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. military specifications.  Farris expects to expand its specialized offerings in these markets over the next several years.

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical-function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and metal treatment to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation and prides itself on long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.


About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., is the Flow Control business segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. This business segment designs and manufactures highly engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics, systems and related products for complex naval defense, power generation, oil and gas and general industrial applications. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.


About Farris Engineering

For more than seven decades, Farris Engineering, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control, has designed and produced a wide range of spring-loaded and pilot-operated pressure relief valves and is a recognized leader in the hydrocarbon processing, refinery, petrochemical, natural gas production and transmission, pharmaceutical, and general processing industries worldwide. A pioneer in the field, Farris Engineering created many products that remain industry standards. The company is headquartered in Brecksville, Ohio. For more information, visit http://farris.cwfc.com.


About JA Moody

JA Moody is a distributor for many top brands and product lines into the naval and commercial marine industries, including Nu-Torque, Montreal Bronze, NOV Fiberglass and now Farris Engineering. JA Moody provides service to customers needing actuator and valve repairs from two locations, Florida and Virginia. JA Moody has offices in Florida, Alabama, Virginia, California and Pennsylvania. To learn more about JA Moody please visit http://www.jamoody.com.


Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company
Jim Ryan
(973) 541-3766


CURTISS-WRIGHT FLOW CONTROL ACQUIRES OVALPATH
Advanced Mobile Platform Developer of Integrated Applications Serving the Power Generation Market
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – October 2, 2013

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company (CWFC) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Ovalpath, Inc. for approximately $3 million in cash. Ovalpath, a start-up software company, has developed a proprietary software platform used in mobile-device based applications serving the commercial nuclear power market. These solutions significantly reduce the amount of time and effort needed to complete tasks within a nuclear power plant.

This acquisition will be integrated into Scientech, a business unit of the Nuclear Group of CWFC. With Ovalpath’s software platform as the foundation, CWFC will develop multiple solutions for nuclear power plant mobile field workers. The company’s solutions will deliver real-time information to plant employees, aiding them in making safe and accurate decisions. Integrating the two businesses will strengthen Curtiss-Wright’s service offerings, and deliver innovative, mobile-device based business solutions to our customers.

"The acquisition of Ovalpath will allow us to offer powerful, scalable applications to our customers in the nuclear power industry, with its products aimed at automating complex work processes and enhancing the quality and delivery of information to field workers,” said David C. Adams, President and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. “Furthermore, it provides us with the opportunity to develop new product lines built on our core competencies, and places Curtiss- Wright technology in the hands of an expanded customer base. We also expect this acquisition to increase our technical capabilities and enable us to build out a broad portfolio of mobile solutions.”

Ovalpath has developed the first radiation protection mobile app serving the U.S. nuclear fleet, as its industry-specific application focuses on radiation protection survey map completion. The application saves time in the preparation and editing of survey maps, and makes them immediately available across multiple mobile-devices, to all on-site power plant workers.

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical-function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and metal treatment to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation and prides itself on long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.


About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Segment

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., is the Flow Control business segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. This business segment designs and manufactures highly engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics, systems and related products for complex naval defense, power generation, oil and gas and general industrial applications. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.


About Scientech

Scientech, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is a global provider of commercial nuclear power safety and risk analyses, instrumentation, safety-related electrical components, specialty hardware, reactor and steam generator equipment and services, process control systems, and proprietary database solutions aimed at improving safety, plant performance and reliability as well as reducing costs. Obsolescence support is provided for instrumentation, electrical and mechanical hardware for both nuclear and fossil fuel power plant equipment no longer supported by the Original Equipment Manufacturer. It also supports utilities with specialized analysis and licensing, technical consulting and engineering solutions to assist in modernizing plants, improving operating efficiency and responding to regulatory requirements. Scientech is headquartered in Idaho Falls, Idaho. For more information, visit http://scientech.cwfc.com.


Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company
Jim Ryan
(973) 541-3766


CURTISS-WRIGHT FLOW CONTROL ACQUIRES GULF33
Provider of Valve Repair and Maintenance Services Expands Company's Oil and Gas Service Offering into Offshore Market
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – September 17, 2013

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company (CWFC) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Gulf33 VALVE PROS, LLC (Gulf33) for $4 million in cash.  Gulf33 is a Louisiana limited liability company that provides valve repair and maintenance services to the offshore oil and gas market. Gulf33’s customers include the largest offshore platform operators in the Gulf of Mexico.

This acquisition will be integrated into GROQUIP, a business unit of the Oil & Gas division of CWFC. Gulf33 and GROQUIP’s Offshore Group will be consolidated into a facility in Houma, L.A.  Merging the two companies will increase Curtiss-Wright’s overall service offering, while improving our customers’ experience.

"The acquisition of Gulf33 complements our recent diversification into the upstream oil and gas market,” said David C. Adams, President and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. “Furthermore, this synergy of service capabilities expands our offering to existing and new customers in these markets.”

Curtiss-Wright continues to expand its position in the offshore oil and gas service market by increasing our service offerings and qualifications to bid on expanded and new Master Service Agreements. The combined valve services will offer E&P customers a full array of offshore, onshore, repair and testing capabilities, with maximized utilization of technicians deployable during turnarounds.

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical-function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and metal treatment to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation and prides itself on long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.


About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Segment

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., is the Flow Control business segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. This business segment designs and manufactures highly engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics, systems and related products for complex naval defense, power generation, oil and gas and general industrial applications. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.


Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company
Jim Ryan
(973) 541-3766


CURTISS-WRIGHT FLOW CONTROL RECEIVES SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD FROM UTILITIES SERVICE ALLIANCE (USA)
Award Recognizes Commitment to the USA Fleet success
FALLS CHURCH, VA – July 8, 2013

Doug VanTassell (right), General Manager, AP Services/Nova receives award from Steve Willrett, USA Vice-President – Supply ChainCurtiss-Wright Flow Control Company (CWFC) announced today that its AP Services business unit received the 2012 Utilities Service Alliance (USA) Material Supplier of the Year Award at USA's 19th Annual Executive Summit in Hot Springs, Virginia.

Steve Willrett, USA Vice-President-Supply Chain, said this award recognizes AP Services commitment to USA’s mission of "working together for mutual success". AP Services was chosen for this prestigious award by representatives from the eight USA member utilities. Fleet members complete evaluations and scoring for USA suppliers based on multiple factors, including quality of products and services, continuous improvement and realized savings.

AP Services has won the Material Supplier of the Year Award four years in a row. The business provides Fluid Leak Management (FLM) products and services, and has brought continued value to the fleet through their FLM program and involvement in the FLM users group.

"The USA fleet has been a long-term strategic customer of AP Services and we are very pleased and proud to receive this award," said Jim Leachman, Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, Senior Vice President and General Manager Nuclear Group, "It represents and confirms our commitment to providing innovative and high quality products and services to the USA fleet and the nuclear power industry."

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control's Nova business unit received Material Supplier of the Year Honorable Mention. The business was recognized for the substantial cost savings realized by fleet utility members for its reverse engineering services.

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical-function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and metal treatment to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation and prides itself on long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.


About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Segment

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., is the Flow Control business segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. This business segment designs and manufactures highly engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics, systems and related products for complex naval defense, power generation, oil and gas and general industrial applications. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.


About AP Services

AP Services, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is a leading supplier of fluid sealing technologies and services to the nuclear and fossil power generation markets, with proven performance in delivering solutions that improve plant reliability and safety, and also reduce operation and maintenance (O&M) costs. AP Services is a manufacturer and integrated supplier of mechanical valve and pump packing, metal and fabricated gaskets, and a wide variety of specialized fluid sealing products and services. Its fluid leak management products and services help identify and solve critical sealing problems to improve plant reliability and safety. Their web-based software SealPROTM is a key tool to enhance plant equipment reliability and fluid leak management programs. The software allows plants to capture and share component performance data, configuration specifics, parts availability, and industry best practices across the entire fleet of nuclear and fossil power plants. AP Services, headquartered in Freeport, PA is a member of the Nuclear Group of companies (Anatec- LMT, AP Services, Enertech, EMD, NETCO, Nova, QualTech NP, Scientech, Target Rock) continuously supporting the global nuclear power industry for over 55 years. http://www.apservicesinc.com.


About Nova Machine Products
Nova Machine Products, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is a leading supplier of safety-related fasteners and precision components, bolting and tensioning solutions, construction products, and related inventory management services to power generating facilities throughout the U.S. and around the world. The company is a major supplier to the U.S. Department of Energy, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and Architecture & Engineering firms that support the nuclear industry. Nova, located in Middleburg Heights, OH, is a member of the Nuclear Group of companies (Anatec-LMT, AP Services, Enertech, EMD, NETCO, Nova, QualTech NP, Scientech, Target Rock) continuously supporting the global nuclear power industry for over 55 years. http://nova.cwfc.com.


Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company
Jim Ryan
(973) 541-3766


CURTISS-WRIGHT FLOW CONTROL RECEIVES HAF604 REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION FROM CHINA’S NNSA
Registration Qualifies CWFC to Supply NozzleCheck Valves to China's Nuclear Power Plan
FALLS CHURCH, VA – April 15, 2013

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company (CWFC) announced that its Enertech business unit has received confirmation of its registration with China’s National Nuclear Safety Administration (NNSA), in accordance with HAF604 regulations. The HAF604 certification is required for all equipment and components that are designed and manufactured outside of China.

The HAF604 registration confirmation covers the design and manufacturing activities of the Enertech safety-related Class 1, 2, and 3 NozzleCheck valve. This certification qualifies Enertech to supply these valves to civil nuclear power plants currently in operation, under construction, or planned in the People’s Republic of China.

Through its advanced technology, Enertech’s NozzleCheck valve axial design streamlines the flow for very low-pressure drops with no turbulence, eliminating damaging transients and water hammer in containment and process applications.

Enertech currently has contracts with Westinghouse Electric Company to supply safety-related NozzleCheck valves for two Westinghouse AP1000® pressurized water reactors currently being built in Sanmen and Haiyang, China.


About Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical-function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and metal treatment to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation and prides itself on long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.


About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Segment

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., is the Flow Control business segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. This business segment designs and manufactures highly engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics, systems and related products for complex naval defense, power generation, oil and gas and general industrial applications. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.


About Enertech

Enertech, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is an engineering, manufacturing, distribution and service company committed to providing solutions to meet the unique requirements of the nuclear power industry. Enertech provides integrated system solutions that include advanced valves, actuators, pumps, instrumentation, fluid sealing products, snubbers, diagnostic and test equipment, qualification and dedication services, outage support services and equipment repair and field service. Enertech, located in Brea, CA, is a member of CWFC’s Nuclear Group of companies (EMD, Nova, QualTech NP, Scientech, Target Rock), which has supported the global Nuclear Power Industry for over 50 years. For more information, visit, http://enertech.cwfc.com.


Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company
Sharon Dey
sdey@curtisswright.com
(703) 286-2011

Hua Peng
Enertech
huap@curtisswright.com
(714) 528-2301 ext.215


CURTISS-WRIGHT COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF GERMANY’S PHÖNIX GROUP
Expands Severe Service Valve Offering in the Global Marketplace
PARSIPPANY, N.J. – March 4, 2013

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of 100% of the shares of Phönix Holding GmbH for approximately €82 million ($108 million) in cash. Phönix, headquartered in Germany, is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance, severe-service valves, valve systems and related support services to the global chemical, petrochemical and power (both conventional and nuclear) markets. The business will operate within Curtiss-Wright’s Flow Control segment.

The company operates Phönix Valves in Volkmarsen, Germany; Strack, located in Barleben, Germany; and Daume Control Valves, located in Hanover, Germany. Phönix has 282 employees, owns sales subsidiaries with warehouses in Texas and France and also has sales engineers operating in Benelux, Turkey, Portugal, Italy and Spain.

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical-function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and metal treatment to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation and prides itself on long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.


About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Segment

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., is the Flow Control business segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. This business segment designs and manufactures highly engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics, systems and related products for complex naval defense, power generation, oil and gas and general industrial applications. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.


Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Jim Ryan
(973) 541-3766


CURTISS-WRIGHT TO ACQUIRE GERMANY’S PHÖNIX GROUP
Expands Severe Service Valve Offering in the Global Marketplace
PARSIPPANY, N.J. – January 14, 2013

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Phönix Group (“Phönix”) through the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Phönix Holding GmbH for approximately €82 million ($106 million) in cash. Phönix, headquartered in Germany, is a leading designer and manufacturer of high performance, severe-service valves, valve systems and related support services to the global chemical, petrochemical and power (both conventional and nuclear) markets. The business will become part of Curtiss-Wright’s Flow Control segment.

“Phönix has a strong track record of developing highly engineered, solution-specific valves for the most demanding applications and provides a unique opportunity to expand Curtiss-Wright’s  severe-service valve franchise in the chemical, petrochemical and power markets in Western Europe, China, India and Russia,” said Martin R. Benante, Chairman and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. 

“The company also offers a complementary portfolio of new products, including a family of bellows sealed valves, control valves and lift plug valves. Through joint sales and marketing efforts and solid customer relationships, we will improve access to North American markets for Phönix products and the European market for existing Curtiss-Wright products.”  

Phönix Group was formed through a series of acquisitions of German companies between 2001 and 2011, and is majority-owned by AXA Private Equity, the European diversified private equity firm.  Founded in 1910, Phönix Valves – the original company – offers a complete range of high performance valves for special, critical and standard applications and is located in Volkmarsen.  In 2001, Phönix acquired Strack, which specializes in lift plug valves and also provides a complete service program. Strack was originally founded in 1922 and is located in Barleben.  In 2011, Phönix acquired Daume Control Valves, located in Hanover, which manufactures control valves for water and steam systems used in conventional power plants and for process technology, as well as cryogenic valves.

Phönix’s 2012 sales are expected to be approximately $60 million.  Phönix has 282 employees, owns sales subsidiaries with warehouses in Texas and France and also has sales engineers operating in Benelux, Turkey, Portugal, Italy and Spain.  The transaction is expected to be completed during the first quarter of 2013 once European regulatory clearance is received.

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical-function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and metal treatment to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation and prides itself on long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.


About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Segment

Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., is the Flow Control business segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. This business segment designs and manufactures highly engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics, systems and related products for complex naval defense, power generation, oil and gas and general industrial applications. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.


Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Jim Ryan
(973) 541-3766

 

 
 
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