Prestigious Annual Award Recognizes Superior Supplier Performance
LEESBURG, VA – March 31, 2009 – Curtiss-Wright Controls today announced that its Embedded Computing division, headquartered in Leesburg, VA, has been named a recipient of the 2008 Boeing Performance Excellence Award in recognition of its superior supplier performance. The Boeing Company issues the award annually. Curtiss-Wright Controls maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2007, to Sept. 30, 2008.
This year, Boeing recognized 411 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing is among 325 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.
“Curtiss-Wright’s long, successful partnership with Boeing is one of continued performance excellence,” said Tom Quinly, President of Curtiss-Wright Controls. “It is an honor to be recognized by Boeing for our dedication to the highest standards of quality and delivery, and I am pleased to share this award with all of our employees who strive daily to exceed our customers’ expectations.”
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing supplies rugged COTS single board computers and subsystems to Boeing for several key aerospace and defense programs including the B-1B. For the B-1B program Curtiss-Wright supplies Boeing with two modified COTS subsystems based on our dual processor SVME/DMV-183 single board computer PMC-704 rugged graphics mezzanine card, as well as specially modified software drivers and board support packages (BSPs) for leading operating environments including Integrity, Linux, and VxWorks.
Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing is the industry’s most comprehensive and experienced single source for embedded solutions, ranging from Processing, Subsystems, Data Communication, DSP, and Video & Graphics to the most advanced board level components and fully integrated custom systems.
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About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Curtiss-Wright Controls is the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, subsystems and services internationally for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit www.cwcontrols.com.
Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) is a diversified company headquartered in Roseland, 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 7,600 people worldwide. More information on Curtiss-Wright can be found on the Internet at www.curtisswright.com.
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