EPD supplying complete pump spare units to the Canadian Navy
CHESWICK, P.A. – January 27, 2017 – Curtiss-Wright announced that it has been awarded
contracts valued in excess of $4 million to provide a total of sixteen complete spare pump units
to SIMEX Defence, Inc. and six spare pump casings to Unisource Technologies for use by the
Canadian Department of National Defence on the Canadian Navy’s Halifax Class Patrol
Frigates. The shipment of equipment is expected to commence in 2018.
Curtiss-Wright will supply eight Motor Driven Fire Pumps, four Jockey Fire Pumps, and four
Seawater Circulation pumps with two spare casings for each service. The assembly and testing
of these highly specialized pumps will take place at EPD, a business unit of the EMS Division of
Curtiss-Wright, in their new state-of-the-art facility in Bethlehem, PA.
“We are very pleased to have been awarded these important defense contracts,” said Greg
Hempfling, Sr. VP & GM of the EMS Division of Curtiss-Wright. “Curtiss-Wright is committed to
developing and supplying the most advanced and reliable pump technologies to navies around
the world. This order represents a continuation of our long-standing relationship with the
Canadian Navy that ensures our ongoing participation in their vital defense program.”
EPD and its predecessor companies have been providing naval and maritime technological
expertise and products since 1847. Today, EPD is the leading supplier of pumps and
components that meet demanding and mission critical requirements for the world’s surface and
submerged naval fleets. EPD also provides a wide variety of spare and replacement parts,
composite pump components, and support services for complete overhaul, upgrade and in-field
Located out of Pointe Clai, Quebec, Canada, SIMEX Defence, Inc. is a provider of defenserelated
procurement and distribution services, serving the aerospace, land and marine markets.
Unisource Technologies is one of North America’s leading suppliers of military, aerospace and
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly
engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy
markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long
tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs
approximately 8,400 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.