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Curtiss-Wright Celebrates 85th Anniversary of Listing on the New York Stock Exchange

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) will commemorate the 85th anniversary of its listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by ringing The Closing Bell® on Friday, August 22 at 4:00 p.m. EDT. The Company began trading on the NYSE on August 22, 1929.

In recognition of this milestone, Executive Chairman, Martin R. Benante, and President and Chief Executive Officer, David C. Adams, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell®, accompanied by members of the leadership team, executives and guests.

Curtiss-Wright's legacy of innovation ties to the earliest pioneers in aviation industry. As a result of their successes, Curtiss-Wright was formed on July 5, 1929, by the merger of companies founded by Glenn Curtiss, the father of naval aviation, and the Wright brothers, renowned for history's first flight.

Today, the New York Stock Exchange has more than 2,300 listed companies. Curtiss-Wright is among the 65 longest-listed companies on the NYSE.

The event will be webcast live via the Internet on Livestream beginning at 3:56 p.m. EDT via https://new.livestream.com/NYSE/CurtissWright.

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) 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 10,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit www.curtisswright.com.

CONTACT: Jim Ryan (973) 541-3766

Source:Curtiss-Wright Corporation