Curtiss-Wright Recognized by Investors in People With Silver Award

October 3, 2018 Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions
Curtiss-Wright Recognized by Investors in People With Silver Award
Curtiss-Wright Recognized by Investors in People With Silver Award

ASHBURN, Va. – October 3, 2018 -- Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that its Avionics business unit, based in Christchurch, Dorset, UK, has been awarded Silver accreditation by the UK’s Investors in People Standard, demonstrating the Company’s commitment to high performance through good people management. Curtiss-Wright was recognized for its ongoing investment in research and development to ensure it maintains technology leadership to deliver high performance Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) and custom engineered products.

The Investors in People offers accreditation to organizations that adhere to the Investors in People Standard for people management. Originally owned by the UK government, Investors in People is currently a Community Interest Company. Investors in People assessments are conducted locally through local Delivery Centers across the UK and internationally. The organization defines an international standard for people management, with a focus on leadership, support, and management of people to effectively achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Investors in People enables organizations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.

“We are very proud to have received a Silver award from Investors in People in recognition of our ongoing commitment to high performance through good people management,” said Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Defense Solutions division. “This achievement culminates a three-year-long effort by our Avionics business team, who have worked together to make significant improvements to our business.”

“We’d like to congratulate Curtiss-Wright Avionics, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to success,” said Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People. “They should be extremely proud of their achievement.”


About Curtiss-Wright’s Avionics Business

Curtiss-Wright’s Avionics business provides system solutions that acquire, consolidate, analyze and record sensor and avionics data on aircraft. Core capabilities include safety critical certified design and development processes (DO-178 and DO-254) combined with mature quality processes (AS9100). A range of product and service offerings enables the business to provide solutions for many applications including airborne recording, air data computing, flight test and space data handling systems. The Avionics business, one of three Curtiss-Wright business units based in Christchurch, Dorset, employs 100 staff members.


About Investors in People

With a community of 14,000 organizations across 75 countries, successful accreditation against the Investors in People Standard is the sign of a great employer, an outperforming place to work and a clear commitment to sustained success. Based on a tried and tested framework and a rigorous process of assessment, organizations that meet the Investors in People Standard proudly display their accreditation to the world because they understand that it’s people that make the difference. Since 1991, the standard has evolved to keep pace with modern practices. The current sixth generation was launched internationally in 2015. There are four levels of accreditation; Accredited, Silver, Gold and Platinum.

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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 8,600 people worldwide. For more information, visit




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