Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s (NYSE: CW) Industrial division today announced a further strengthening of its global distribution network with the appointment of GB Automotive Ltda, who will represent the Industrial Group product brands (Arens Controls, Penny + Giles and Williams Controls) in Brazil.
With independent sales partners throughout Brazil and offices in Itu and Santos near São Paulo, GB Automotive – the South American partner of Global Alliance Automotive – represents many significant component manufacturers in the Brazilian market with a customer portfolio that boasts prestigious OEMs including BMW Group, CAT, Eaton, John Deere and Mercedes-Benz.
But, as Curtiss-Wright Industrial division’s Senior Vice President & General Manager Kevin Rayment explains, GB Automotive is more than just a distributor. “The company supplies nearly all passenger car, truck and off-road OEMs and Tier 1 & 2 manufacturers, but is also recognized as offering outstanding commercial and technical representation together with market research and localization studies within Brazil’s automotive industry.”
Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division is a recognized leader in the production of critical controls and assemblies for specialty vehicles, including sensors, electronic throttle controls and joysticks.