CURTISS-WRIGHT ANNOUNCES THE RELOCATION OF ITS STEAM AND AIR SOLUTIONS (SAS) BUSINESS TO SUMMERVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA
CHESWICK, P.A. – May 7, 2019 – Curtiss-Wright’s EMS Division today announced that its Steam and Air Solutions (SAS) business unit will relocate to a new facility in Summerville, South Carolina.
The new state-of-the-art facility will support the design, manufacture, test, and shipment of Navy steam turbines and steam valves, nuclear steam turbines, aftermarket steam parts, upgrades, and overhauls.
“Curtiss-Wright’s EMS Division is moving forward into a new and exciting future”, said Greg Hempfling, Sr. Vice President and General Manager, EMS Division. “This new facility shows our commitment to providing the highest-quality equipment, parts and services to our customers.”
The new facility will be approximately 134,000 square feet, with 100,000 square feet dedicated to manufacturing. The remaining 34,000 square feet will house offices for general management, product engineering, project management, quality, finance, sourcing, and manufacturing technical support.
“We are extremely excited for this new, highly capable facility,” said Mary Workoff, General Manager of SAS. “The expanded manufacturing and testing capabilities will bring our business into a better position to handle our customers’ strict requirements and will allow us to continue providing the high-quality products the Navy and our customers have come to expect from Curtiss-Wright. The easy access to a deepwater port will provide improved shipping opportunities and the ability to provide larger, more complete, systems, subsystems and modules.”
Construction of the new SAS facility is underway and scheduled to be completed by late 2019.
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About Steam and Air Solutions (SAS)
Curtiss-Wright Steam and Air Solutions (SAS) is a leading designer and manufacturer of mission-essential, high-speed rotating equipment solutions, including reciprocating & centrifugal compressors, steam turbines, and steam system valves, supporting U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and submarines, and most major U.S. Navy shipbuilding programs. SAS is the sole supplier of propulsion steam turbines and main engine guard valves on all aircraft carrier programs. For more information, visit www.cw-ems.comsas.
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation 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 9,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.