FALLS CHURCH, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/13 -- Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company (CWFC) announced today that its AP Services business unit received the 2012 Utilities Service Alliance (USA) Material Supplier of the Year Award at USA's 19th Annual Executive Summit in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Steve Willrett, USA Vice-President-Supply Chain, said this award recognizes AP Services commitment to USA's mission of "working together for mutual success." AP Services was chosen for this prestigious award by representatives from the eight USA member utilities. Fleet members complete evaluations and scoring for USA suppliers based on multiple factors, including quality of products and services, continuous improvement and realized savings.
AP Services has won the Material Supplier of the Year Award four years in a row. The business provides Fluid Leak Management (FLM) products and services, and has brought continued value to the fleet through their FLM program and involvement in the FLM users group.
"The USA fleet has been a long-term strategic customer of AP Services and we are very pleased and proud to receive this award," said Jim Leachman, Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, Senior Vice President and General Manager Nuclear Group, "It represents and confirms our commitment to providing innovative and high quality products and services to the USA fleet and the nuclear power industry."
Curtiss-Wright Flow Control's Nova business unit received Material Supplier of the Year Honorable Mention. The business was recognized for the substantial cost savings realized by fleet utility members for its reverse engineering services.
About AP Services
AP Services, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is a leading supplier of fluid sealing technologies and services to the nuclear and fossil power generation markets, with proven performance in delivering solutions that improve plant reliability and safety, and also reduce operation and maintenance (O&M) costs.
AP Services is a manufacturer and integrated supplier of mechanical valve and pump packing, metal and fabricated gaskets, and a wide variety of specialized fluid sealing products and services. Its fluid leak management products and services help identify and solve critical sealing problems to improve plant reliability and safety.
Their web-based software SealPRO is a key tool to enhance plant equipment reliability and fluid leak management programs. The software allows plants to capture and share component performance data, configuration specifics, parts availability, and industry best practices across the entire fleet of nuclear and fossil power plants. AP Services, headquartered in Freeport, PA is a member of the Nuclear Group of companies (Anatec-LMT, AP Services, Enertech, EMD, NETCO, Nova, QualTech NP, Scientech, Target Rock) continuously supporting the global nuclear power industry for over 55 years. http://www.apservicesinc.com/.
About Nova Machine Products
Nova Machine Products, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company, is a leading supplier of safety-related fasteners and precision components, bolting and tensioning solutions, construction products, and related inventory management services to power generating facilities throughout the U.S. and around the world. The company is a major supplier to the U.S. Department of Energy, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), and Architecture & Engineering firms that support the nuclear industry. Nova, located in Middleburg Heights, OH, is a member of the Nuclear Group of companies (Anatec-LMT, AP Services, Enertech, EMD, NETCO, Nova, QualTech NP, Scientech, Target Rock) continuously supporting the global nuclear power industry for over 55 years. http://nova.cwfc.com/.
About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control Company
Curtiss-Wright Flow Control (CWFC) specializes in the design and manufacture of highly engineered valves, pumps, motors, generators, electronics and related products for the commercial nuclear power industry, oil and gas processing facilities, a range of critical national defense programs and the industrial controls market. CWFC's innovative, high performance products are installed on submarines and aircraft carriers owned by the U.S. Navy and set the standard for safety, quality and reliability in the operation of power plants and other industrial sites worldwide. Based in Falls Church, VA, the company has more than 3,400 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is an innovative engineering company that provides highly engineered, critical function products, systems and services in the areas of flow control, motion control and surface treatment technologies to the defense, energy and commercial/industrial markets. The legacy company of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of design and manufacturing innovation and prides itself on long-standing customer relationships. The company employs approximately 10,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.
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