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Curtiss-Wright Buys Benshaw

Benshaw Advanced Controls & Drives will become part of Curtiss-Wright's flow control segment.

ROSELAND, N.J. (AP) - Curtiss-Wright Corp., which makes motion control products for military and commercial use, said Wednesday it acquired Benshaw Advanced Controls & Drives for $102 million.
 
Pittsburgh-based Benshaw, which manufactures devices that control the amount of electrical current provided to motors, will become part of Curtiss-Wright's flow control segment.
 
Curtiss-Wright said the acquisition will expand its commercial power, control electronics and systems segments.
 
Benshaw had 2006 sales of about $82 million, the company said.
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