Curtiss-Wright Acquires TAPCO International
December 5, 2002
Curtiss-Wright Corp., Lyndhurst, N.J., completed its acquisition of the assets of TAPCO International, Inc., Houston, Tex., a subsidiary of Triten Corp. Curtiss-Wright acquired the assets of TAPCO for $10.5 million in cash and assumption of certain operating liabilities. TAPCO's operations will be part of Curtiss-Wright's flow control business segment. TAPCO designs, engineers and manufactures high-performance metal seated industrial gate valves, butterfly valves, flapper valves, actuators and internal components used in high-temperature, highly abrasive and highly corrosive environments in the petrochemical refining industry.