PARSIPPANY, NJ - Curtiss-Wright Corp. has completed its purchase of the assets of BASF's Surface Technologies business from BASF Corp. The Surface Technologies business is a leading supplier of thermal spray coatings for aerospace and power generation markets, and it will become part of Curtiss-Wright's Metal Treatment segment.

BASF's Surface Technologies business generated sales of approximately $29 million in 2010 and has approximately 150 employees at its three operating facilities located in East Windsor, CT; Wilmington, MA; and Duncan, SC.