Woodward Achieves Natural Gas Engine Control Systems Milestone

Woodward Achieves Natural Gas Engine Control Systems Milestone 
FORT COLLINS, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/12/13 --  Woodward, Inc.
(NASDAQ: WWD) announced today the shipment of its 100,000th OH
natural gas engine control system. The Woodward system reduces fuel
costs and exhaust emissions in the growing area of industrial engines
fueled by CNG (compressed natural gas) or LNG (liquefied natural gas)
in heavy-duty transport applications. 
"Our technology helps enhance the global quality of life by
delivering solutions that support the use of clean, natural gas
engines," said Chad Preiss, President, Engine Systems. "We thank our
Woodward members and partners who helped us reach this significant
Woodward, building on two decades of market success and technology
development, is the market leader in OH natural gas engine control
systems. These systems are used by over twelve gas engine original
equipment manufacturers in eight countries, including China, Korea,
and the United States.  
Sales of Woodward's portfolio of natural gas engine control systems
have increased substantially in recent years as natural gas has
become a more desirable fuel source. Air pollution concerns and the
increasing supply of low-cost natural gas are driving strong demand
for our proven systems technologies. 
About Woodward, Inc. 
Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service
provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets.
Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of
fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and
military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our
energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of
industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines,
compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related
industrial equipment. The company's innovative fluid energy,
combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems
help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient
equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment
manufacturers and end users of their products. Woodward is
headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA. Visit our website at
The statements in this release concerning the company's future sales,
earnings, business performance, prospects, and the economy in general
reflect current expectations and are forward-looking statements that
involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ
materially from projections or any other forward-looking statement
and we have no obligation to update our forward-looking statements.
Factors that could affect performance and could cause actual results
to differ materially from projections and forward-looking statements
are described in Woodward's Annual Report and Form 10-K for the year
ended September 30, 2012 and any subsequently filed Quarterly Report
on Form 10-Q. 
Don Guzzardo
Director, Investor Relations and Treasury
Woodward, Inc.
1000 East Drake Road
Fort Collins, Colorado 80525, USA
Tel: 970-482-5811
Fax: 970-498-3058 
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