Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contracts In Excess Of $4 Million To Provide Complete Pump Units And Casings

January 27, 2017

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 expertise.

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 industrial components.

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