Curtiss-Wright Recognized as Leading Supplier of Open Architecture Rugged Embedded COTS Technology

Curtiss-Wright Recognized as Leading Supplier of Open Architecture Rugged Embedded COTS Technology

New Market Study Ranks Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions #1 Supplier in World for VPX Modules & Systems

EMBEDDED TECH TRENDS 2015 - Phoenix, Ariz. - January 19, 2015 - Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) today announced that its Defense Solutions division was ranked as the leading supplier in terms of global market share of VPX open architecture rugged embedded board and subsystem products. According to a recent market study by IHS*, Curtiss-Wright had the top-ranked position in the global VPX market based on an estimated 37% revenue share for its VPX products (including VPX single board computers, and pre-integrated/pre-validated VPX systems). 

"We are very proud to be recognized in this important market study for our leadership position as the world's premiere supplier of rugged open architecture COTS VPX modules and subsystems,"Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions division. "This new IHS study reaffirms Curtiss-Wright's commitment to be the best, most comprehensive supplier of rugged electronic modules and systems for aerospace and defense applications."

* IHS Technology - "The World Market for Embedded Computer Boards, Modules and Systems - 2014 Edition". IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) is a leading global source of critical information, insight and analytics, that provides trusted data and expertise to businesses and governments around the world.


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