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Curtiss-Wright Announces Appointment of David Adams as President of Motion Control Segment

June 09, 2005

ROSELAND, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced that Mr. David Adams has been named President of Curtiss-Wright Controls, the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation, succeeding Mr. George Yohrling.

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Mr. Martin R. Benante, Chairman and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation, commented "David is a strong leader with a wealth of experience in operations management, business development and engineering. He has provided significant leadership to our global operations, including a management assignment in the U.K and a key role in the acquisition strategy of the Motion Control segment. I'm confident David will continue to pursue our strategy of successful growth and long-term profitability."

Most recently Mr. Adams served as Sr. Vice President of Electronic Systems and has also served as Vice President, Integrated Sensing and Director of Business Development within the Motion Control Segment.

Prior to joining Curtiss-Wright in 2000 as Director of Business Development, Mr. Adams served in senior business development roles for Goodrich and Lucas Aerospace for approximately 10 years. Prior to that, Mr. Adams has more than 11 years of experience in sales engineering, business development and program management roles. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from California Lutheran University.

Mr. Adams commented, "On behalf of the men and women of the Controls' organization, we owe our deepest gratitude to Mr. Yohrling for his vision and leadership he provided Curtiss-Wright over the past 29 years. I look forward to benefiting from his continued role as an advisor to me and my team over the next few months."

About Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a diversified company headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey. The Company designs, manufactures and overhauls products for motion control and flow control applications, and provides a variety of metal treatment services. The firm employs approximately 5,800 people worldwide. More information on Curtiss-Wright can be found on the Internet at

About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.

Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc. is the Motion Control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. With manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion control products, embedded computers, subsystems and services internationally. For more information, visit

Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: a reduction in anticipated orders; an economic downturn; changes in competitive marketplace and/or customer requirements; a change in government spending; an inability to perform customer contracts at anticipated cost levels; and other factors that generally affect the business of aerospace, defense contracting, marine, electronics and industrial companies. Please refer to the Company's current SEC filings under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, for further information.

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