CHARLOTTE, N.C. – December 10, 2013 – Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. today announced that its Defense Solutions division has an estimated first position in the American market for VME/VPX open architecture rugged embedded board and subsystem products, according to a recent market study by IHS (NYSE: IHS)*. In 2012, Defense Solutions had an estimated revenue share of 23% of the American market (including both North and South America). The study also determined that Curtiss-Wright held the first place ranking in the global VPX market, estimated at 38% in 2012 (including VPX single board computers and pre-integrated/pre-validated VPX systems).
“We are very proud to be recognized for our leadership position as a supplier of rugged open architecture COTS VME and VPX module and subsystems,” said Tom Quinly, Chief Operating Officer of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. “The new IHS study reaffirms Curtiss-Wright’s commitment to be the leading and most comprehensive supplier of rugged electronic modules and systems for aerospace and defense applications.”
*”The World Market for Embedded Computer Boards, Modules and Systems – 2013 Edition”
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs approximately 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world. (www.ihs.com)
About Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions
Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions is a long established technology leader in the development of rugged electronic modules and systems for defense applications. Defense Solutions serves as a technology and integration partner to its customers, providing a full range of advanced, highly engineered solutions from modular open systems approaches to fully custom optimized solutions. Our unmatched capabilities and product breadth span from industry standard based COTS modules to complete electronic subsystems. The company’s modules and systems are currently deployed in a wide range of demanding defense & aerospace applications including C4ISR systems, unmanned subsystems, mission computing, fire control, turret stabilization, and recording & storage solutions. Additionally, the company’s broad engineering capabilities combine systems, software, electrical, and mechanical design expertise with comprehensive program management and a broad range of life-cycle support services. For more information visit www.curtisswrightds.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and surface l treatment technologies 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 10,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Curtiss-Wright Controls is the Controls segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation and a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for niche actuation and drive applications, integrated sensors and controls, and electronic subsystems internationally for the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. For more information, visit www.cwcontrols.com.