Trends & Insights


November 07, 2023

Ontic, a leading licensor and manufacturer of complex engineered parts for the global aerospace and defense industries, has signed a license agreement for fan products from Curtiss-Wright's Sensors Division.

The high-performance fans and blowers are used on commercial and military platforms to provide cooling to key systems.

Currently manufactured at Curtiss-Wright’s Sensors Division’s site in Gilbert, AZ, this product line will transition to Ontic’s recently refurbished Chatsworth facility in California. Making use of their existing and extensive manufacturing capability, sitting alongside other highly engineered fan and blower technologies, as well as other complementary product lines.

Gareth Blackbird, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Ontic, explained: “We’re very pleased to be bringing this significant license investment to our Chatsworth facility in California, where we continue to invest and grow following recent investment and refurbishment of the facilities. Ontic has long been a partner of Curtiss-Wright and we’re pleased to bring new investment to this product line.”

Investing in the future of divested product lines such as these is where Ontic excels and adds value, ensuring the aircraft of today can continue to operate with a robust spares, maintenance, and repair support pipeline.