Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) today announced that it has received a contract from Boeing Commercial Airplanes to provide the flap track assembly for the outboard and inboard flap system on the Next-Generation 737-800.
"This award enhances Curtiss-Wright's diverse product capabilities and enhances our installed base on Boeing's most popular commercial plane," said Martin R. Benante, CEO and Chairman of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. "This further establishes Curtiss-Wright's manufacturing leadership for critical high-lift mechanisms, assemblies and components."
The flap track assembly provides the structural support for the mechanisms deploying the 737-800's wing flaps. Curtiss-Wright's Motion Control business segment will manufacture the flap track assembly at the company's facility in Shelby, NC. Production will begin in 2012 and continue through 2015.
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