Curtiss-Wright Sensors & Controls Earns Minnesota Governor’s Safety Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Tuesday 24 April 2018

GILBERT, AZ. – April 20, 2018 – Curtiss-Wright Sensors & Controls division today announced that its facility located in Chanhassen, MN, received the Award of Honor in Occupational Safety as part of the Minnesota Governor’s Safety Awards. The Chanhassen site produces Exlar® electromechanical actuation technologies, and earned the highest award by reporting better than industry average recordable rates and scored at least 91 on a 100-point safety program evaluation scale.

“We thank Curtiss-Wright for its commitment to safety,” said Paul Aasen, president of the Minnesota Safety Council. “These efforts protect workers, strengthen the organization, and benefit the community as a whole.”

Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program. Coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council, Curtiss-Wright will be honored at the 2018 Minnesota Safety & Health conference on Thursday, May 10th, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Curtiss-Wright is one of 37 employers to be honored with this prestigious award.

“Workplace safety is always our first priority, and our employees are dedicated to maintaining these standards,” said Graham Macdonald, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sensors & Controls division. “We are proud to be recognized by the Minnesota Governor’s Safety Awards for our diligent efforts.”

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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 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit


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