Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Receives Supplier of the Year Award From Utilities
Service Alliance (USA)
Award Recognizes Commitment to the USA Fleet Success
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/13 -- Curtiss-Wright Flow
Control Company (CWFC) announced today that its AP Services business
unit received the 2012 Utilities Service Alliance (USA) Material
Supplier of the Year Award at USA's 19th Annual Executive Summit in
Hot Springs, Virginia.
Steve Willrett, USA Vice-President-Supply Chain, said this award
recognizes AP Services commitment to USA's mission of "working
together for mutual success." AP Services was chosen for this
prestigious award by representatives from the eight USA member
utilities. Fleet members complete evaluations and scoring for USA
suppliers based on multiple factors, including quality of products
and services, continuous improvement and realized savings.
AP Services has won the Material Supplier of the Year Award four
years in a row. The business provides Fluid Leak Management (FLM)
products and services, and has brought continued value to the fleet
through their FLM program and involvement in the FLM users group.
"The USA fleet has been a long-term strategic customer of AP Services
and we are very pleased and proud to receive this award," said Jim
Leachman, Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, Senior Vice President
and General Manager Nuclear Group, "It represents and confirms our
commitment to providing innovative and high quality products and
services to the USA fleet and the nuclear power industry."
Curtiss-Wright Flow Control's Nova business unit received Material
Supplier of the Year Honorable Mention. The business was recognized
for the substantial cost savings realized by fleet utility members
for its reverse engineering services.
About AP Services
AP Services, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright
Flow Control Company, is a leading supplier of fluid sealing
technologies and services to the nuclear and fossil power generation
markets, with proven performance in delivering solutions that improve
plant reliability and safety, and also reduce operation and
maintenance (O&M) costs.
AP Services is a manufacturer and integrated supplier of mechanical
valve and pump packing, metal and fabricated gaskets, and a wide
variety of specialized fluid sealing products and services. Its fluid
leak management products and services help identify and solve
critical sealing problems to improve plant reliability and safety.
Their web-based software SealPRO(TM) is a key tool to enhance plant
equipment reliability and fluid leak management programs. The
software allows plants to capture and share component performance
data, configuration specifics, parts availability, and industry best
practices across the entire fleet of nuclear and fossil power plants.
AP Services, headquartered in Freeport, PA is a member of the Nuclear
Group of companies (Anatec-LMT, AP Services, Enertech, EMD, NETCO,
Nova, QualTech NP, Scientech, Target Rock) continuously supporting
the global nuclear power industry for over 55 years.
About Nova Machine Products
Nova Machine Products, a business unit
of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is a leading supplier of
safety-related fasteners and precision components, bolting and
tensioning solutions, construction products, and related inventory
management services to power generating facilities throughout the
U.S. and around the world. The company is a major supplier to the
U.S. Department of Energy, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs),
and Architecture & Engineering firms that support the nuclear
industry. Nova, located in Middleburg Heights, OH, is a member of the
Nuclear Group of companies (Anatec-LMT, AP Services, Enertech, EMD,
NETCO, Nova, QualTech NP, Scientech, Target Rock) continuously
supporting the global nuclear power industry for over 55 years.
About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company
Control (CWFC) specializes in the design and manufacture of highly
engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics and related
products for the commercial nuclear power industry, oil and gas
processing facilities, a range of critical national defense programs
and the industrial controls market. CWFC's innovative, high
performance products are installed on submarines and aircraft
carriers owned by the U.S. Navy and set the standard for safety,
quality and reliability in the operation of power plants and other
industrial sites worldwide. Based in Falls Church, VA, the company
has more than 3,400 employees worldwide. For more information, visit
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation 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 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
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