Curtiss-Wright Corp. is a manufacturing and service company, which engages in the design, manufacture and overhaul of precision components; and provides engineered products & services to the aerospace, defense, power generation and general industrial markets. It operates through the following segments: Commercial/Industrial, Defense and Power. The Commercial/Industrial segment comprises of businesses that involves in offering of engineered products and services supporting critical applications which include electronic throttle control devices, joysticks & transmission shifters, sensors, controls and electro-mechanical actuation components and utility systems across the commercial aerospace and general industrial markets.
The Defense segment businesses offer data acquisition & flight test instrumentation equipment, integrated subsystems, instrumentation and control systems, turret aiming & stabilization products and weapons handling systems. The Power segment businesses offer products for commercial nuclear power plants and nuclear equipment manufacturers, which include hardware, pumps, valves, fastening systems, specialized containment doors, airlock hatches, and spent fuel management products. The company was founded on July 5, 1929 and is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.