CURTISS-WRIGHT EXPANDS NETWORK IN THE UK
Wednesday 4 May 2016
Agreement with Furmanite UK Expands Sales and Aftermarket Service Capabilities
CHRISTCHURCH, UK – December 9th, 2015 – Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial Division today announced that its Farris Engineering business has entered into an agreement with Furmanite in the UK. Furmanite will represent the Farris line of spring loaded and pilot operated pressure relief valves in England and Scotland. They will act as a single point of contact for new pressure relief valve sales and aftermarket support as a Farris Authorized Service Team “FAST” center.
Furmanite, one of the largest valve repair companies in the world, is a key addition to the global network of Farris aftermarket service and support. They offer complete shop and field service capabilities for relief valves, including Trevitest® on-line PSV testing. Furmanite’s valve repair solutions include teams of factory trained, highly-skilled technicians, that provide onsite, emergency and scheduled repair services as well as scheduled or routine shop repair. Complete documentation of valve repairs are tracked through their asset management tool, ValveOne.
Curtiss-Wright, through Farris Engineering, has been a global leader in the design and production of pressure relief valves servicing the oil and gas, hydrocarbon processing and power generation markets. Farris relief valves are known for their superior performance and inherent convertibility features that optimize the life cycle and cost of ownership benefits. Farris is headquartered in Brecksville, OH, with manufacturing and sales facilities located in Canada, China, U.K., and India. These facilities support a global network of Representatives and FAST centers that offer local sales, ASME certified inventory, service, repair and asset management solutions.
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About Furmanite Corporation
Furmanite Corporation (NYSE:FRM), founded in 1920, is one of the world’s largest specialty industrial services companies, with more than 85 offices on six continents. Furmanite monitors, maintains and renews energy, industrial and municipal infrastructures through a wide portfolio of inspection, specialty mechanical and engineering products and services. The company serves a broad range of industry sectors, including refining, offshore, sub-sea, pipeline, power generation, chemical, petrochemical, pulp and paper, water utilities, automotive, mining, marine and steel manufacturing. Headquarters and global support operations are located in Houston, Texas; Rotterdam, Netherlands; Kendal, United Kingdom; and Melbourne, Australia. http://www.furmanite.com/
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. 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 9,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com