SOURCE: Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems

Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems

November 07, 2011 13:09 ET

Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems Boosts Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Capabilities With New Test and Inspection Equipment

LITTLETON, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 7, 2011) - Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems (CWCES), a business group of Curtiss-Wright Controls and the premier Electronics Manufacturing Services provider in the Northeast US, has announced new additions to the Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) capabilities provided at its Littleton, MA business operation. To better service its military, aerospace, defense, medical and industrial customers and broaden the services it offers as an on-shore contract manufacturer, CWCES recently added new, faster and more capable flying probe test equipment and new highly efficient Automated Optical Inspection equipment to its in-house development, test and manufacturing capabilities. This new equipment, combined with existing capabilities, allows CWCES to provide to customers a complete suite of test services unsurpassed in the marketplace.

"CWCES is proud to be a leader in providing proven low risk EMS services for our military and industrial customers," said David Dietz, vice president and general manager of Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems group. "We're pleased to announce the continued expansion of the EMS capabilities that our Littleton operation offers for high reliability EMS applications."

Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems' Electronics Manufacturing Services
Going beyond ordinary "assemble and solder" services, CWCES boasts a diverse team of in-house engineering expertise to provide the level of engineering support required for comprehensive Electronics Manufacturing Services. An experienced in-house test engineering group can develop test requirements and procedures as well as design and build any test equipment that is required. This investment in resources reduces customer risks and support costs and creates customer value beyond that provided by contract manufacturers who must rely on customer provided or third party test equipment.

In addition to the complete Electronics Manufacturing Services, CWCES offers:

  • Test development, test equipment design and build
  • Extensive Environmental Stress Screening (ESS)
  • Contract design services and technology insertion capability
  • Chassis, backplane and enclosure design- including ATR, custom and lab chassis
  • Product qualification testing
  • Specialty item build areas
  • Service depot support
  • Obsolescence management

Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems is uniquely qualified to handle the production of high reliability electronics. It has achieved ISO 9001:2000, AS9100, ISO 14000, and ISO 13485 certifications, ensuring customers a low risk project with the highest levels of quality assurance and cost containment in the industry.

About CWCES/Littleton
Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems Littleton, MA business operation is an AS/ISO certified electronics engineering, manufacturing and testing facility, specializing in the production of high reliability electric/electronic enclosures, circuit card assemblies, cable and wiring harnesses, engineering prototypes, and power control and distribution subsystem assemblies. With extensive expertise in obsolescence management, the Littleton facility also provides a broad range of long-term support services. To learn more about our EMS services, please visit our website at or contact us as described below.

Sales inquiries: Please forward all Sales and reader service inquiries to Sharon Ferguson, Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, Tel: (978) 952-2138; email:

For editorial information regarding Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems products or services, contact Nicole Renfro, marketing manager, Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, Tel: (281) 894-4415; email

About Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems
Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems is one of the industry's most comprehensive and experienced single sources for rugged, integrated electronic system solutions. Our product and service expertise includes mission and flight control computer systems; network centric computing systems; avionics and Vetronics processor units; motion control solutions and rate sensor assemblies; rugged high-speed data recorders and storage devices; engineered packaging (including chassis/enclosures, power supplies, subracks and backplanes); smart power control and distribution systems; sensor management systems; electric turret drive, stabilization, and ammunition handling systems; and electro-mechanical solutions. The Electronic Systems group serves the defense, aerospace, commercial and industrial markets and is part of Curtiss-Wright Controls Inc. For more information about Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems, visit

About Curtiss-Wright Controls, Inc.
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Curtiss-Wright Controls is the motion control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Curtiss-Wright Controls is a leading international technology-based organization. With manufacturing facilities around the world, the company provides niche motion control products, subsystems and services for the aerospace and defense markets. For more information, visit

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Contact Information

  • Nicole Renfro
    marketing manager
    Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems
    Tel: (281) 894-4415
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