Profile: Curtiss-Wright Corp (CW.N)
22 May 2017
Curtiss-Wright Corporation, incorporated on August 9, 1929, is a manufacturing and service company that designs, manufactures, and overhauls precision components and provides engineered products and services to the aerospace, defense, power generation and general industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments: Commercial/Industrial, Defense and Power. The Company's manufacturing facilities are located in the United States in New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, and internationally in Canada and the United Kingdom.
The Commercial/Industrial segment consists of businesses that provide engineered products and services supporting applications primarily across the commercial aerospace and general industrial markets. It offers a range of engineered products and services, including industrial vehicle products, such as electronic throttle control devices and transmission shifters; sensors, controls and electro-mechanical actuation components and utility systems used on commercial aircraft; valves primarily to both the industrial and naval defense markets, and surface technology services, such as shot peening, laser peening, coatings and advanced testing. The businesses within the Commercial/Industrial segment are impacted primarily by general economic conditions, which may include consumer consumption or commercial construction rates, as the nature of their products and customers primarily support global industrial, commercial aerospace, oil and gas industries, commercial vehicles, and transportation industries. As commercial industrial businesses, production and service processes rest primarily within material modification, machining, assembly, and testing and inspection at commercial grade specifications. The businesses distribute products through commercial sales and marketing channels.
The Defense segment consists of businesses that primarily provide products to the defense markets and to a lesser extent the commercial aerospace market. The businesses in the Defense segment offers a range of products, including Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) embedded computing board level modules, integrated subsystems, flight test equipment, instrumentation and control systems, turret aiming and stabilization products, and weapons handling systems. The businesses within the Defense segment are impacted primarily by government funding and spending, driven primarily by the United States Government. Its products support government entities in the aerospace defense, ground defense and naval defense industries. Additionally, the Company provides avionics and electronics, flight test equipment, and aircraft data management solutions to the commercial aerospace market. The businesses in this segment market and distribute products through regulated government contracting channels.
The Power segment consists of businesses that primarily provide products to the power generation markets and to a lesser extent the naval defense market. The businesses in the Power segment offers a range of products, including a range of hardware, pumps, valves, fastening systems, specialized containment doors, airlock hatches, spent fuel management products, and fluid sealing technologies for nuclear power plants and nuclear equipment manufacturers. Additional products within its Power segment include main coolant pumps, power-dense compact motors, generators, and secondary propulsion systems, primarily to the United States Navy. The power generation businesses within the Power segment are impacted by pricing and demand for various forms of energy.
13925 Ballantyne Corporate Pl St
CHARLOTTE NC 28277-2600