Curtiss-Wright Controls Signs License Agreement with Boeing to Manufacture and Sell Airplane Spare Parts

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 22, 2009 – Curtiss-Wright Controls Inc., the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation, has entered into a data license with The Boeing Company allowing the use of detail engineering design to obtain Parts Manufacturing Authority (PMA) for replacement flight control spare parts. The license will permit Curtiss-Wright Controls to manufacture licensed PMA parts under the company’s FAA-approved quality system and distribute directly to operators.

Curtiss-Wright Controls supplies flight control and utility actuation products to many Boeing aircraft in service today, including the 737, 747, 757, 767 and 777 platforms. The company manufactures and services Boeing flight control and utility actuation products at its facilities in Shelby and Gastonia, N.C.

“The manufacture of PMA-approved flight control and utility actuation spare parts is consistent with Curtiss-Wright Controls’ position as a trusted supplier for all Boeing commercial aircraft families,” said David Adams, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. “We look forward to supporting these aircraft now in worldwide service for many years to come.”

About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Curtiss-Wright Controls is the motion control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW). With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services for the aerospace, defense, naval and industrial markets. For more information, visit

About Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a diversified company headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. The company designs, manufactures and overhauls products for motion control and flow control applications, and provides metal treatment services. The firm employs approximately 7,900 people worldwide. For more information, please visit