Curtiss-Wright Selects Eurolink Systems for Distribution and Sales Support of Rugged Open Standards-Based Embedded Electronics in Italy
Curtiss-Wright signs Italy's leading embedded electronics distributor to represent its industry-leading range of COTS module and system solutions
ASHBURN, Va. – September 28, 2021 – Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a leading supplier of rugged electronics that are engineered to succeed and designed with a Modular Open Standards Approach (MOSA), today announced that it has selected Eurolink Systems as the channel partner to represent and distribute its products in Italy. A leading distributor of embedded electronics products and systems for the Italian aerospace and defense industry since 1994, Eurolink will provide Curtiss-Wright customers in Italy with its systems engineering expertise for Curtiss-Wright COTS boards. Eurolink will support the full range of Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions sales support activities in Italy, from new system design to life cycle management, with its system integration and support center, and pre-and post-sales support resources.
“We are very excited to have Eurolink Systems join our international team of best-in-class channel partners,” said Chris Wiltsey, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions. “For almost three decades, Eurolink has established itself as Italy’s top experts in embedded systems designed for deployment in harsh environments. Having Eurolink represent us in Italy will greatly strengthen our presence in this important market.”
“With Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions as our partner, we can offer our Italian customers the world’s best and widest range of rugged boards and systems designed to open standards,” said Pietro Lapiana, President, Eurolink Systems. “No other company knows the Italian aerospace and defense business better than Eurolink, and together with Curtiss-Wright and its world-class technologies and solutions, we will set a whole new standard for supporting this market.”
About Eurolink Systems
Eurolink Systems, an innovative Italian subject matter expert in high technology, has been a leader in the design and sales or state-of-the-art rugged embedded electronics solutions since 1994. It is well established as the Italian Company with the widest range of products, solutions, and services for demanding applications such as Embedded Processing, Enhanced Robotics platforms, and E-mobility.
The Open Standards Leader
Curtiss-Wright is an active contributor to the definition and advancement of the open standards included in CMOSS and those being defined in The Open Group Sensor Open Systems Architecture™ (SOSA). Curtiss-Wright has been a leading participant in the development of the CMOSS and SOSA standards since the inception of both initiatives and is a key participant in several SOSA™ Consortium working groups (including holding a chair position in the SOSA Consortium). In addition, the company has been a leading contributor to the VITA Standards Organization (VSO) that oversees the definition of the OpenVPX, PMC, XMC, and FMC form factor standards that provide the foundation of both CMOSS and SOSA technical standards. This makes Curtiss-Wright ideally positioned to work with customers to help guide the development and success of their CMOSS- and SOSA-aligned applications.
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 Aerospace and Defense markets, and to the Commercial markets including Power, Process, and General Industrial. 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 8,200 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.
Director of Public Relations
John Wranovics has over thirty years of experience in managing media relations and the promotion of high technology products. He has been with Curtiss-Wright since 2003. He has a degree in English Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.