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Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contract From Boeing
For Flap Track Assembly on the 737-800 Aircraft
PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that it has received a contract from Boeing Commercial Airplanes to provide the flap track assembly for the outboard and inboard flap system on the Next-Generation 737-800.
"This award enhances Curtiss-Wright's diverse product capabilities and enhances our installed base on Boeing's most popular commercial plane," said Martin R. Benante, CEO and Chairman of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. "This further establishes Curtiss-Wright's manufacturing leadership for critical high-lift mechanisms, assemblies and components."
The flap track assembly provides the structural support for the mechanisms deploying the 737-800's wing flaps. Curtiss-Wright's Motion Control business segment will manufacture the flap track assembly at the company's facility in Shelby, NC. Production will begin in 2012 and continue through 2015.
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a diversified company headquartered in Parsippany, NJ. The company designs, manufactures and overhauls products for motion control and flow control applications, and provides a variety of specialized metal treatment services. The firm employs approximately 7,500 people worldwide.
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About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, Curtiss-Wright Controls is the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for niche actuation and drive applications, integrated sensors and electronic subsystems internationally for the aerospace and defense markets.
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SOURCE: Curtiss-Wright Corporation