Specialists in Material Surface Treatments
We offer a range of specialist metal and material surface treatments, protective coatings, and processes for key industries
65+ worldwide facilities and on-site field teams
Reducing turn around times and costs, we improve the strength of critical components
2500+ Industry & OEM Approvals
We offer an extensive list of industry approvals ranging from aerospace through to medical device manufacturing and processing

Welcome to Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies

Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies (CWST) is a global provider of highly engineered surface treatments and analytical services that help prevent premature failures including fatigue, corrosion, wear, galling and fretting to enable designs to achieve their maximum potential.

Utilizing our 70+ years of experience and our network of 65 facilities in 16 countries, we offer a diverse range of quality surface treatments which includes shot peening, laser peening, engineered coatings, material testing and analysis. Our proven surface treatments meet industry demands for lighter materials, improved performance and life extension in key markets such as aerospace, chemical, automotive, energy, medical and general engineering.

Building on the unique heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies has a long tradition of providing innovative, metal improvement solutions and building solid and trusted customer relationships.


Shot Peening
Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies (“CWST”) is an industry leader in shot peening, a cold working process in which small spherical media called shot bombard the surface of a part. Let us connect you with the best local facility for all of your onsite or in house shot peening needs.
Laser Peening
CWST Laser peening
Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies operates laser peening facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom. For large stationary parts, our Mobile Laser Peening Facility enables application of the laser peening technology at the customer’s site.
Engineered Coatings
Engineered coating
We can help you select the right coatings to meet your design challenges, lower the cost of ownership or enhance the performance of your products. Selection of the proper coating can enable the use of less expensive metals, improve part wear life and reduce maintenance costs.
Material Testing & Analysis
Material testing and analysis
Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies currently offers independent laboratory testing services through our IMR Test Labs subsidiary. Materials Testing aids in the raw material selection and validation processes during the design phase for a component.


Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies was formed as part of the ‘One Curtiss-Wright’ initiative to drive industry expertise and innovation and is the group name for key industry leaders in controlled material surface treatments who are all trusted experts in their field; Metal Improvement Company, Component Coating and Repair Services, Bolt’s Metallizing, E/M Coating Services, Everlube Products, FW Gartner Thermal Spraying, Para Tech Coating, IMR Test Labs and Ytstruktur Arboga AB .

Surface Technologies is a Division of Curtiss-Wright Corporation, is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets.


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Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies’ first priority is to protect the health and safety of our employees, customers and visitors.
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