SOURCE: Curtiss-Wright Flow Control
BRECKSVILLE, OH--(Marketwired - Dec 6, 2013) - Farris Engineering, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control, today announced it has entered into an agreement with a respected marine valve sales and service company, JA Moody, designating them as the Farris Engineering sales representative to the U.S. Navy and commercial marine markets.
JA Moody brings to the agreement more than 50 years of experience in flow control products for naval and commercial marine customers with specialized expertise in Navy and other military-specified valves and valve actuation. With five sales offices located in major port cities along the Pacific, Gulf and Atlantic coasts, JA Moody is strategically positioned to represent Farris products aimed directly to the marine market.
"Our agreement with JA Moody will allow Farris to take advantage of their strong, dedicated focus on the naval and commercial marine industries," said Gabe Salwan, North American Sales Manager, and Farris Engineering. "With their solid reputation in the marine industry and their multiple sites in key marine industry locations, JA Moody was able to hit the ground running as soon as the agreement was finalized."
JA Moody will represent the full line of Farris pressure relief products to the naval and commercial marine industries, with an emphasis on selected valves in the product line that meet U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. military specifications. Farris expects to expand its specialized offerings in these markets over the next several years.
About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control
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 Charlotte, N.C., the company has more than 3,400 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) 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.
About Farris Engineering
For more than seven decades, Farris Engineering, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright Flow Control, has designed and produced a wide range of spring-loaded and pilot-operated pressure relief valves and is a recognized leader in the hydrocarbon processing, refinery, petrochemical, natural gas production and transmission, pharmaceutical, and general processing industries worldwide. A pioneer in the field, Farris Engineering created many products that remain industry standards. The company is headquartered in Brecksville, Ohio. For more information, visit http://farris.cwfc.com.
About JA Moody
JA Moody is a distributor for many top brands and product lines into the naval and commercial marine industries, including Nu-Torque, Montreal Bronze, NOV Fiberglass and now Farris Engineering. JA Moody provides service to customers needing actuator and valve repairs from two locations, Florida and Virginia. JA Moody has offices in Florida, Alabama, Virginia, California and Pennsylvania. To learn more about JA Moody please visit www.jamoody.com.