LAS VEGAS—Leading smart home and consumer IoT industry executives came together here for Parks Associates’ CONNECTIONS Summit on Jan. 8, the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The summit featured multiple sessions addressing key trends, challenges and opportunities within residential security and the smart home.
LAS VEGAS—LifeShield, a wireless home security system company, welcomed the New Year with two announcements, one about the addition of service offerings the other about a new piece of equipment.
PHILADELPHIA—Comcast announced at CES the national launch of Xfinity xFi Advanced Security, a new artificial-intelligence-powered service that monitors, blocks and informs customers of online threats to connected devices, and provides seamless digital protection for those devices when connected to their home network.
OYSTER BAY, N.Y.—Enterprise video surveillance camera connections will top 348 million by 2023 and these systems will generate value-added services revenues of $12 billion, according to new research from ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm based here.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, a global security and systems integrator consortium, today announced general registration has opened for PSA TEC 2019, which will be held March 11-14, 2019 at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver, Colo.
FALLS CHURCH, Va.—Kastle Systems International, an integration company that specializes in managed security solutions and services based here, recently announced the appointment of Haniel Lynn as chief executive officer, effective immediately.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a regional electronic security and automation company based here, recently acquired the customer accounts of A-Sonic Guard Inc. in Louisville, Ky. This is the eighth acquisition for ADS in 2018.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, a global security and systems integrator consortium, announced the education lineup, conference agenda and a new exhibit showcase date for TEC 2019 to be held March 11-14, 2019 at the Sheraton Downtown in Denver.
SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a security and facility services company based here, has named Andrew Vollero its new chief financial officer. Vollero will replace Bill Torzolini, who will retire in 2019, after serving 15 years in the role.
PORTLAND, Ore.—Cook Security Group in early November announced the completion of its new headquarters based here. The three-story, 27,000 square-foot facility consolidates the company’s three previous buildings, includes CSG’s network operations center and will house 150 of the company's more than 300 employees.
PITTSBURGH—Guardian Protection Services opened a branch in Brentwood, Tenn., 10 miles south of the Nashville city center, which became operational on Nov. 1.
CONCORD, Calif.—D-Tools Inc., a provider of data-driven software for system integrators, and PSA Security Network, a global systems integrator consortium, announced that D-Tools has been named as the official product catalog content provider for PSA Security Network and USAV.
OREM, Utah—Northstar, a residential security and monitoring company based here, recently announced that Qolsys products have been approved for dealers participating in its Affiliate Funding Program.
RESTON, VA—Virginia-based security companies Evolver and eVigilant are merging through the private investments of Hillcrest Holdings Inc. and Akoya Capital LLC. The combined company, named Converged Security Solutions, will offer a managed services security solution spanning cyber- and physical security.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—NuLife Sciences recently announced that it has successfully closed its merger with two Lafayette, La.-based electronic security companies, LJR Security Services and Gulf West Security Network. Louis Resweber, founder of both security companies, is now the chairman of the board, president and CEO of NuLife.
AUSTIN, Texas—Security 101, a nationwide security integrator, announced it has opened its 40th office here. Kevin Schnyder, an IT and physical security professional, is the owner and president of the new franchise.
CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a security company based here, recently announced three purchases in Georgia: Ellis Construction, Williams Alarm and accounts from Robinson Door & Security.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security on Sept. 12 bought Mid America Security Systems, based in Louisville, Ky., and will be maintaining that location as its second in the state and 25th overall.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security recently announced two acquisitions: Delta Security Systems, based in Brownsville, Tenn., and Wilson Alarm Company in Hopkinsville, Ky.
PITTSBURGH—Vector Security, a provider of security and smart automation services to homes and businesses based here, recently announced multiyear partnerships with three National Hockey League teams—the company will be the “official security partner” of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Pittsburgh Penguins and Carolina Hurricanes.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog LLC this week named Mark Wesley as its new CEO. Jack DeMao, who has served as CEO since 2007, will transition to a role on the company’s board of directors and remain an investor in the company.
HOUSTON—Modern System Concepts Inc. and Gulf Coast Security, both based around Houston, in early July merged to create a company better suited for growth.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA recently announced the call for presentations for PSA TEC 2019 is open. Presented by PSA, TEC 2019 will be held at the Sheraton Downtown Denver in Denver, March 11-15, 2019.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security recently acquired Systems By Design in Oxford, Ala., its fourth acquisition in 2018. ADS will retain the Systems By Design office in Oxford, marking the eighth branch in Alabama for ADS and the 24th branch location company wide.
CHICAGO—Nice S.p.A., the Italian international home automation and home security company, recently purchased Poland-based FIBARO, a global smart home brand.
LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security in early June announced a variety of acquisitions, one in New Jersey, one in New Mexico, and two in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas.
AMHERST, N.Y.—Amherst Alarm, a full service security company based here, gained 8,000 accounts with its purchase of Eastern States Sentinel Alarm Service of West Seneca, N.Y., the company announced today.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security on May 1 announced its purchase of The Alarm Company, based in Jackson, Miss., a location that ADS will keep as its second branch in Mississippi and its 23rd branch overall.
DALLAS—Parks Associates, an IoT research firm based here, recently announced the full keynote lineup for its 22nd annual CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference, May 22-24 in San Francisco, which features executives from Comcast, Google, Intel, Samsung and T-Mobile.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA, one of the world’s largest systems integrator cooperatives, announced this week a new vendor partnership with Canon Financial Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A. Inc.
LANCASTER, Pa.—Choice Security announced the unexpected passing of company founder and CEO James J. Durkin. He was 65.
PITTSBURGH—Vector Security Inc., a home and business automation solutions provider based here, gained nearly 10,000 accounts when it acquired Security Associates LLC, a local security provider.
WYOMING, Mich.—Midstate Security has seen significant growth over the past 10 years, since Dave Nemmers and his partner purchased the business from Johnson Electric.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—In a deal finalized on Aug. 3, ADS Security purchased ERMC Security Solutions’ account base, bringing more than 600 accounts under ADS’ Chattanooga branch.
LANGHORNE, Pa.—LifeShield, a DIY installed and professionally monitored security solution, was acquired by Hawk Capital Partners, the firm announced on July 27.
CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a regional alarm company based here, recently completed the largest acquisition in the company’s history, adding on more than 1,700 accounts when it purchased ACS Security-Rome.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center, a national home security and automation provider based here, was recently sold to global investment firm Oaktree Capital Management, headquartered in Los Angeles. The deal closed on July 14.
DETROIT—Huron Capital, an operationally focused private equity firm based here, on July 20 announced its fire detection and security services ExecFactor platform, Sciens Building Solutions, has acquired Pleasanton, Calif.-based Sabah International Inc.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Ascent Capital Group, MONI’s parent company based here, announced yesterday that Fred Graffam will succeed Michael Meyers as Ascent’s CFO as well as MONI’s CFO.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Gallaher, a regional provider of commercial life safety and asset protection solutions based here, recently announced an increased focus on service and an expansion to its service and monitoring division.
ASPEN, Colo.—Mountain Acquisition Company, a holding company based here, recently announced the purchase of Western Security Systems, which is based in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
BOCA RATON, Fla.—Red Hawk Fire & Security LLC, a leader in fire, life safety and security services based here, announced on July 11th the acquisition of security systems integrator Tele-Tector of Maryland (TTM).
UNIONTOWN, Ohio—Securitas Electronic Security Inc. unveiled on June 27 its new Canada headquarters during a ribbon cutting ceremony and VIP facility tour for more than 70 guests, including customers, business partners and associates.
PHOENIX—Titan Alarm Inc., a commercial and residential security company based here, announced two acquisitions this week, which includes the purchase of accounts and customer bases of Post Security and CCS Systems.
CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a residentially focused company based here, received a $5 million senior revolving line of credit from Capital One, the financial institution announced today.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Security 101, a franchise-model commercial security company based here, will host “Unification Under the Digital Umbrella,” a seminar including presentations and live demonstrations on the latest security technology.
OGDEN, Utah—Mountain Alarm, a national fire protection, security and home automation company, recently opened a new headquarters here that will serve the company’s 14 branches in six western states as well as its rapidly growing national DIY business.
LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional alarm company based here, on June 14 entered into an agreement to buy the U.S. subscriber base of AlarmForce, a Toronto-based company, which will maintain its Canadian business.
DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a full-service security company based here, on June 1 announced its acquisition of Southlake Security, based in Griffith, Ind.
PITTSBURGH—Vector Security Inc., an integrator of intelligent physical security and home automation solutions, has acquired Guardian Force Security Services LLC, a provider of professional security services in Southeast and East Texas, with locations in Nederland and Lufkin.
JUPITER, Fla.—G4S, a global, full-service security company with North America headquarters based here, continues to reestablish itself as more than just one of the largest security guard providers in the world, according to G4S North America CEO John Kenning.
ARLINGTON, Mass.—American Alarm & Communications, a full-service security company based here, this week announced the acquisition of Security Design Consultants, based in Westwood, Mass.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—PSA Security Network, a global electronic security cooperative, announced that its PSA TEC conference is moving to the Downtown Denver Sheraton in 2018, from March 11-15.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Security 101, a franchise-model commercial security company based here, recently added a franchise location in Philadelphia, giving the company 37 in total.
ORLANDO, Fla.—Fortress Cyber Security seeks to bring cybersecurity into the residential market through its new device, the Fortress UTM—or Unified Threat Management.
DALLAS—At this year’s ISC West 2017, MONI began offering dealers a signing bonus, and the company had “tremendous success” at the show, according to Travis Miller, company director of sales.
GREENVILLE, S.C.—Priority One Security, a full-service security company based here, has acquired Blue Ridge Security Solutions, a security company based in Anderson, S.C., according to an email to GSA Business Report from William R. Francis, president of Priority One Security, who said more details of the transaction will be released at a later date.
MILPITAS, Calif.—Northland Controls, a rapidly growing global security systems integrator and managed services provider, opened a new headquarters space here on March 24.
LAS VEGAS—MONI Smart Security, exhibiting at ISC West under its new name, expects discussions on new programs and partnerships at the show this year.
ALBANY, Ga.—Invision Technologies, a regional integrator providing telephone, IT networking and security services, has acquired Safe Security Inc., a mostly residential company that has been in business since 2000. Both companies are based here.
SALEM, N.H.—East Coast Integrated Systems, formerly known as East Coast Fire and Security, is in the midst of a rebranding as the company renews its focus on commercial and enterprise customers.
PLAINVIEW, N.Y.—General Security, a full-service security company based here, recently acquired New York Merchants Protective Co., based out of New York City, adding 3,500 accounts.
TEL AVIV, Israel—Smart home device provider Essence made some predictions about 2017’s landscape for the Internet of Things.
WAUKESHA, Wis.—After 12 years in a small office in Delafield, Wis., commercial integrator Enterprise Fire & Security has relocated to 3,500 square feet of office space at the Westbrook Business Center, based here, to accommodate the company’s rapid growth.
HOUSTON—Preferred Technologies, an integrator based here that does network infrastructure as well as security, recently opened its second facility in Austin, Texas.
BURLESON, Texas—Sentry Security Solutions, a business and residential security provider based here, recently secured a multi-million dollar loan commitment with RMR Capital Group.
PITTSBURGH—Vector Security, a large residential and commercial security provider based here, recently entered into an agreement for a $300 million revolving credit facility.
HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—Tammy Beil, chief growth officer for marketing firm TABeil, kicked off her Honeywell CONNECT session by listing some of the most globally recognized brands, including Google, Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz and Nike.
EXTON, Pa.—The Protection Bureau, a national security integration company based here, is a family-run business with more than 40 years of success serving both the residential and commercial security markets.
ROCHESTER, Minn.—Custom Alarm’s owner and CEO Melissa Brinkman talked with Security Systems News about the company’s increased approach to smart home technologies.
SYOSSET, N.Y.—AFA Protective Systems Inc., a super regional alarm company based here, has acquired the alarm business assets of Pro-Tech Security Ltd., effective Nov. 1.
COLLEGE POINT, N.Y.—American Integrated Security Group, a full service security systems integrator headquartered here, has acquired Raving Fan Technologies of Tyler, Texas, expanding its presence in the state.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Continuing a record-setting year for acquisitions, ADS Security recently acquired 1,100 accounts from Branham Security, based in Elgin, S.C., about 20 miles outside of Columbia.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center, a residential security and home automation provider, recently secured $10 million in additional funding, giving the company increased capabilities on the acquisition front and in its growth organically.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a super-regional electronic security and automation company based here, has acquired 1,600 customer accounts from Sanders Security of Dothan, Ala., marking its fifth acquisition of the year.
LONDON—The global smart home M2M market, which was at $19.5 billion in 2015, is set to grow to $96.5 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of nearly 35 percent, according to a recent study from global research firm Technavio.
RALEIGH, N.C.—Jay Slaughterbeck, managing partner of Strategic Security Solutions, a security systems integrator based here, told Security Systems News that for 2016 the company “is on track to have our biggest year ever, and to exceed $6 million,” he said.
LONDON—The global smart home M2M market, which was at $19.5 billion in 2015, is set to grow to $96.5 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of nearly 35 percent, according to a recent study from global research firm Technavio.
COLUMBIA, S.C.—Electric Guard Dog, a nationwide provider of electric fencing and perimeter security based here, on Sept. 6 announced its acquisition of Perimeter Security Systems.
OREM, Utah—After NorthStar Alarm Services moved into a new 30,000 square foot facility here, the company was able to improve internal communications, bring the company together more and increase local recognition.
BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco Integrated Security, a national security systems integrator based here, will partner with EyeLock LLC, a market leader of iris-based identity authentication solutions, to offer iris identity authentication technology to its customers.
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center, a super-regional security company with a rapidly evolving national presence, is coming off an impressive year of organic growth, complemented by the success of its new DIY division, LivSecure.
PHOENIX—Titan Alarm, a security, access, fire and surveillance company based here, made its second acquisition of the year with the purchase of 440 accounts from Giant Security Systems, Inc., also based here.
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Doyle Security Systems, based here, today announced it acquired all of Murphy’s Alarm and Lock’s monitored accounts, based in Syracuse, N.Y.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario—Stanley Security Canada is solidifying its foothold in the SMB market in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario this year and plans to expand to other parts of Canada in 2017.
MASON, Ohio—Shiver Security, a commercially focused security company based here, is revving up its resi plans for 2016 following a successful first year of marketing and growing the business.
NEW YORK—When Omni New York, an affordable housing development company, couldn’t find the right security company to work with, it created an in-house firm called Reliant Safety.
DAVENPORT, Iowa—Des Moines, Iowa, is now Per Mar Security Services’ largest market for guards and patrol services following its July 1 acquisition of Neighborhood Patrol, Per Mar division president Brad Duffy told Security Systems News.
LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super regional security company based here, received a $55 million senior credit facility with the Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group.
GRAND BLANC, Mich.—The newly named Sonitrol Great Lakes, a $10 million business with $500,000 in RMR, wants to double its RMR in the next five years.
LANCASTER, Pa.—Select Security, a super-regional based here, is partnering with Mace, best known for its pepper spray, to launch a DIY product nationally in 2016.
KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security, based here, recently purchased 400 accounts from Saturn Security Systems of Newnan, Ga.
EXTON, Pa.—Security-Net’s president Skip Sampson says keeping techs, customers and partners informed and coordinated is a snap thanks to a new proprietary software the national systems integrator is using.
ROCHESTER, Minn.—Custom Alarm, a super-regional security company based here, has been certified as a women-owned business on the state level and on the federal level through the Small Business Association.
YARMOUTH, Maine—SMS Security Systems’ Scott Stellfox and Kevin Buckland of True Steel Security say Alarm.com’s Customer Connections is a great way to keep in touch with customers, upsell and lower attrition.
UNION, N.J.—Supreme Security Systems, a regional security company based here, has acquired the 500 accounts of Homeguard Alarm Systems, based in Fair Haven, N.J. The financials of the deal were not provided.
BOCA RATON, Fla.—After several months of beta testing and several weeks of training, national systems integrator TycoIS’ 800-person sales force is now selling TycoIS’ first cloud video offering, Cloud Video.
CHICAGO—Protection 1’s eSuite 2.0, the latest version of its data analytics/reporting platform for commercial customers, has a number of new features including mobile device capability.
ANAHEIM, Calif.—SSD Alarm Systems, a full service security company, is building a disaster recovery center, to support its growing hosted and monitored services offerings.
WASHINGTON—Alarm.com officially opened its new global headquarters here in March, bringing the entire company under one roof and expanding its dealer-training capability.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, a super-regional headquartered here, has acquired customer accounts from Central Carolina Security of Sanford, N.C., and will retain the Sanford location, marking the 20th branch for ADS.
PHOENIX—After closing on a $5 million line of credit with The PrivateBank, Titan Alarm bought one company and plans to buy another before the end of the month.
FREEMONT, Calif.—It was a brand new business model when Northland Controls opened its global security operations center (GSOC) here at its headquarters two years ago.
TORONTO—A settlement was reached on March 10 in Joel Matlin’s $11.3 million lawsuit against AlarmForce.
GREEN BAY, Wisc.—LaForce security integration is a small, but growing division of family-owned LaForce, a $150 million manufacturer of doors and door frames and distributor of door hardware.
YARMOUTH, Maine—With ISC West right around the corner, Security Systems News asked some leading players on the residential security side to share their game plans for this year’s show at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, April 5-8.
An independent analyst firm, Verdantix, has highlighted Honeywell’s Enacto™ energy management solution in a case study for its ability to gather, track and analyze energy data from a facility and use that data to help optimize building operations and maintenance systems. The Enacto software platform was acquired by Honeywell as part of its acquisition of Elster last December.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security has hit the ground running in 2016 with aggressive campaigns to maintain residential customers while growing its commercial business, and a continued strong pace of acquisitions.
TORONTO—A settlement was reached on March 10 in Joel Matlin’s $11.3 million lawsuit against AlarmForce.
Students across the West Coast are in for a treat this spring as Honeywell and NASA launch their award-winning, hip-hop physics education program, FMA Live!
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote and Mad Money host Jim Cramer toured the technology display at Honeywell’s Annual Investor Conference in New York City last week.
Jim Cramer acknowledged the innovative software and products in Honeywell’s pipeline and the value of the company’s technology alignment across businesses.
It isn’t every day students meet a Nobel laureate and receive great career advice from Honeywell’s top engineers and technologists.
At CETYS University in Mexicali, Mexico, 3,000 students attended lectures and informal meetings with Nobel Laureate Wolfgang Ketterle at the Honeywell Initiative for Science & Engineering (HISE) last week, including several schools that participated via live web streaming.
Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, sat down with CNBC's Jim Cramer prior to Honeywell’s Annual Investor Conference in New York City on March 2, 2016. During the 19-minute, two segment interview, Cote reaffirmed the Company’s 2016 guidance and discussed the latest action and future growth of the Company.
Honeywell Acquires RSI Video Technologies, A Leading Provider of Intrusion Detection With Video Verification2 years 10 months ago
Honeywell has acquired privately held RSI Video Technologies (RSI), a leading global provider of intrusion detection systems for commercial and residential security applications under the brand Videofied®, for approximately $123 million (€113 million).
Honeywell has completed its acquisition of privately held Movilizer, which created one of the world’s first cloud platforms for field service applications. Movilizer is used by remote workers performing service or maintenance, sales and distribution, and warehousing activities away from the office. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
NEW YORK—The purchase of World Wide Security by Novidam Capital Partners is the latest example of a “search fund” acquisition deal, a specialized finance model that brings entrepreneurs into the security industry.
MINNEAPOLIS—Tom Hagen, long-time president and owner of independent integration firm Pro-Tec Design, is the latest security executive to choose ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) as an exit strategy.
Honeywell and Palo Alto Networks® are collaborating to boost the cyber security capabilities of control systems used by industrial facilities and critical infrastructure. Honeywell's Industrial Cyber Security business is now offering the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform to industrial customers.
Honeywell has been awarded a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue improving three-dimensional visibility and safety for U.S. military helicopter pilots experiencing inclement weather and harsh environments. Among the visual challenges faced by pilots are issues with rain, snow, dust, fog and other elements that reduce the ability to fly and land.
BOCA RATON, Fla.—In its first acquisition since it became an independent company in 2012, Red Hawk Fire & Security today announced the acquisition of Systems Sales Corporation.
Terms of the deal were not released.
DENVER—Mountain Acquisition Company, a Denver- based holding company, in February acquired Eagle Security Systems, a $2 million, 20-employee residential and commercial security provider based in Chico, Calif.
Honeywell announced the appointment of Briand Greer as President, Southeast Asia.
Honeywell has signed an agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to provide the Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) program with a virtual reality instrument panel that replaces glass windows with display technology from Honeywell.
Honeywell announced today it has been selected by Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) for a $200 million project to deploy Honeywell’s Elster EnergyAxis® AMI advanced metering technology throughout MLGW’s service territory over the next five years. MLGW is the largest three-service public utility in the United States and services more than 1 million utility meters.
Honeywell Transportation Systems provides its turbocharging technology to nearly every major auto maker in the world, and there were plenty on display at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2016. With the introduction of several new applications from a variety of manufacturers, there will be about 80 different models with Honeywell turbos available for sale in the United States in 2016.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—BeON Home, a startup provider of Bluetooth smart-home lighting protection system, has closed a $2.9 million funding round.
The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) recently acknowledged the success of two of its Honeywell Fellows for rising to the top levels of leadership in the legal progression. The LCLD Fellows Program is a developmental program for high potential lawyers. To date, 13 Honeywell attorneys have been named LCLD Fellows. In addition, Honeywell has hosted learning events for the LCLD Fellows.
Honeywell today launched a new app providing plant managers immediate notifications as well as real-time plant performance data and analytics direct to their smartphones.
Honeywell has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Xtralis, a leading global provider of aspirating smoke detection along with advanced perimeter security technologies and video analytics software, for $480 million from funds advised by Pacific Equity Partners and Blum Capital Partners.
Honeywell announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ontario, Canada-based COM DEV International’s space hardware and systems business. COM DEV designs, tests and manufactures space-qualified passive microwave equipment, specialized electronics and optical subsystems and also provides microsatellite mission solutions ranging from mission concept studies to launch and operations. The acquisition was announced on November 5, 2015.
NEW YORK—The purchase of Worldwide Security by Novidam Capital Partners is the latest example of a “search fund” acquisition deal, a specialized finance model that brings entrepreneurs into the security industry.
Honeywell technology and equipment is helping Pakistan Refinery Limited (PRL) increase its production of high-quality gasoline, helping meet growing domestic demand for clean transportation fuels.
CORK, Ireland—Tyco on Jan. 26 announced that it has completed the $175 million cash acquisition of ShopperTrak, a Chicago-based global provider of analytics for the retail industry.
Tyco announced its intention to acquire ShopperTrak, which currently generates $75 million in annual revenues, in December.
Global strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney along with Bloomberg Businessweek/China have jointly recognized Honeywell as the “Best Innovator China 2015 – Building Future Talents.”
Honeywell’s JetWave™ wireless in-flight connectivity system has received U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval for the Boeing 757. Honeywell Aerospace’s JetWave is the exclusive hardware for aircraft to connect to Inmarsat’s Global Xpress, the only high-speed broadband satellite network spanning the globe that will provide fast, seamless and reliable connectivity over both land and water.
ATLANTA—Tech Systems Inc. has organized study groups and boot camps to help its employees get professional education certifications such as the ASIS CPP and PSP. It will even pay for books and test registration fees.
Honeywell announced that Hyundai Chemical Co. will use Honeywell UOP technology to expand its petrochemicals complex in Daesan Republic, South Korea, allowing it to make its own feedstock material to boost profitability.
Honeywell announced that industrial wastewater technology from Honeywell UOP will help a Wyoming refinery remove contaminants from its wastewater to meet new environmental requirements.
Honeywell announced that it will supply a 250 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscfd) modular gas processing plant and advanced automation systems to PetroVietnam subsidiary, PV Gas.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Redwire, a commercially focused security company based here, is getting into residential security.
It took the first step this month, launching a residential sub-division in its sales department
When carbon monoxide from a faulty boiler caused dozens of students to fall ill recently at Prussing Elementary School in Chicago, the chief paramedic on the scene ordered immediate evacuation of the school based on the high carbon monoxide readings on her ToxiRAE 3 gas detector from RAE Systems by Honeywell.
Honeywell announced that it has acquired the remaining 30 percent stake in UOP Russell LLC, which develops technology and manufactures modular equipment to process natural gas, for approximately $240 million.
Honeywell India has partnered with Safe Water Network (SWN) to enable access to clean and safe water for thousands of India’s villagers.
Over the next two years, Honeywell and SWN will provide convenient access to affordable, reliable, and safe drinking water for communities in Adilabad and Karimnagar districts, in Telangana state, where unsafe water and sanitation account for more than 75 percent of illnesses.
KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security acquired Nash Security on Dec. 31, John Loud, company president, told Security Systems News, and more are on the way in 2016.
“It’s a wonderful add-on and geographically, they’re right in our exact footprint,” Loud said.
APTOS, Calif.—First Alarm, a full-service company based here, is modernizing its business to prepare for acquisitions, possibly in the new year, company president Dave Hood told Security Systems News.
Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, recently appeared on Bloomberg TV’s new show “Go”, sitting down with co-anchors David Westin and Erik Schatzker to discuss Honeywell’s 2016 outlook, which was released on Wednesday, December 16.
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FREDERICKSBURG, Va.—Dillard Alarm Company grew 33 percent in 2015, according to president and CEO Troy Dillard, who linked the growth to service and upgrades on accounts from an acquisition.
Today Honeywell announced its 2016 financial forecast with sales projected to be up 4 to 6% to $39.9-$40.9 billion and core organic sales up 1 to 2% driven by commercial excellence, operational execution and contribution from mergers and acquisitions. Earnings per share (EPS) guidance is projected at $6.45-$6.70, up 6-10% over 2015.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich.—Guardian Alarm, a super-regional company based here, has acquired SVI Systems, based in Stuart, Fla., nearly doubling its size in that state.
FOSTER CITY, Calif.—Smart home technology can and should bleed over into commercial market, especially for small business, according to three platform providers who spoke at the Cloud+ conference, held here.
Honeywell Employees Donate Time, Energy to Make Life Better for Students in Mexico
Honeywell and demand response aggregator Pearlstone Energy have announced a smart grid program for commercial and industrial facilities in the U.K. The program aims to reduce energy bills while helping improve country-wide power reliability and meet carbon reduction commitments.
FRANKLIN, N.C.—After being in business for 32 years, Smoky Mountain Systems has changed its name to SMS Integration, and it acquired its first branch office in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Chinese refiners are looking to get more product out of every barrel of oil – especially the hard-to-refine “bottom of the barrel” residue – over the next decade, according to a comprehensive survey of both state-owned and independent Chinese refiners conducted on behalf of Honeywell’s UOP.
NASA Identifies Honeywell’s Solstice® Performance Fluid As Replacement For High-Environmental-Impact Solvent3 years 1 month ago
Honeywell announced that its new low-global-warming solvent, Solstice® Performance Fluid (PF), has been identified as a replacement for a high-environmental-impact solvent currently used in NASA test facilities.
ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Regional security company Doyle Security Systems is celebrating Thanksgiving with the acquisition of a local competitor, a deal that brings in some technical talent and several hundred mostly commercial accounts.
ATLANTA—Tech Systems has completed its transition to an employee-owned company and has named Wayne Smith president. Plans are underway for the systems integrator to open a "FOCUS Fusion Center" nearby in Buford, Ga.
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Full-service provider Bates Security, based here, is looking to organic growth but moving outside of Kentucky also “is a natural option for us,” Jeremy Bates told Security Systems News.
Imagine ordering that perfect gift for mom, choosing expedited shipping so you have it before your trip to visit family, and receiving the wrong item or the wrong size.
Described by past participants as “life-changing,” the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy (HESA) scholarship program is currently accepting applications for its 2016 Class. HESA is a catalyst program designed to enable and inspire middle school science and math teachers to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the U.S. and around the world.
Fast-To-Market Technology From Honeywell Helping Meet Growing Fuel And Petrochemical Demand in China3 years 2 months ago
Honeywell announced that Shandong Luqing Petrochemical Co. has started up a new production unit in just 20 months, leveraging Honeywell UOP technology and a pre-engineered, fast-to-market design.
Honeywell will provide its Experion® Process Knowledge System (PKS) automation controls and tank gauging systems for Finland's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal to efficiently supply natural gas to marine vessels and industrial facilities in Finland, helping to replace other fuels that have higher emissions.
Today, Honeywell hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate its Global Headquarters move to Morris Plains, New Jersey, which was completed at the end of October. Honeywell welcomed Morris Plains Mayor, Frank Druetzler and New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie to the new campus as well as 12 additional state and local officials.
NASHVILLE, Tenn—ADS Security has acquired 550 customers and two new employees with the acquisition of Integrated Systems of Opelika, Ala., Tom Cooney, ADS senior vice president told Security Systems News.
Honeywell Aerospace has signed a contract to supply its next-generation HTS900 engine to Marenco Swisshelicopter.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Doyle Security, a full-service company based in Rochester, N.Y., started better understanding its customers by asking one question: On a scale of 1 to 10, “How likely is it that you would recommend Doyle Security to a friend or relative?”
WESTFORD, Mass.—Tyco Security Products is collaborating with Nest Labs on integrations between connected home security products to create “new experiences,” according to Greg Blackett, Tyco’s strategic project marketing manager.
Honeywell will provide industry-leading process technology and advanced automation controls to Iraq’s Karbala refinery, now under construction in Karbala Province, about 120 kilometers south of Baghdad.
Honeywell has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ontario, Canada-based COM DEV International, a leading satellite and space components provider for an aggregate purchase price of approximately C$455 million Canadian dollars ($345 million USD), net of cash and debt acquired. COM DEV's estimated 2015 revenue is approximately C$210 million ($160 million USD). On an adjusted basis, the purchase price translates to approximately ten times COM DEV'S estimated 2015 earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA).
Following the announcement of the re-anchored Honeywell India Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, Honeywell is proud to partner with Safe Kids Foundation India (SKFI) for the transformational Safe Kids at Home program.
The ninth annual Aviation Business Awards were recently held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and celebrated the achievements within the Middle East aerospace industry.
MINNEAPOLIS—Having the correct company culture is the key to a company’s success, according to Jill Lloyd, who started Lloyd Security in 2001 after working for Honeywell and Security Link. Her in-company FORCE program is doing very well for her.
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote Discusses The Role of Emerging Economics with the Council on Foreign Relations3 years 2 months ago
Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, recently participated in an interview at the Council on Foreign Relations with Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor, Economics and Business, Time Magazine; Global Economic Analyst, CNN. The discussion focused on the impact of emerging economies on the global economy, the political and economic environments of both China and India, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), monetary policies, and infrastructure.
Honeywell China was honored with the Best Innovation Practice Award at the “Innovation and Development: Multinational Companies in Shanghai” Innovation Forum and Awards Cerem
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote Discusses Sustainable Urbanization During CEO Council in Beijing3 years 2 months ago
Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, recently attended the Paulson Institute Conference as part of the CEO Council for Sustainable Urbanization. The two-day conference, which met on October 22 and 23, 2015, in Beijing, China, gathered CEOs from various industries to discuss areas in which businesses can best contribute to sustainable urbanization, focusing on buildings and energy.
Honeywell was awarded Airbus’ Best Performer Award for the design and construction of the powerhouse for Airbus’ A320 Final Assembly Line in Mobile, Ala., the aviation company’s inaugural manufacturing operation in the United States. The award honors the aircraft manufacturer’s partner that delivered top level industrial performance for Airbus Group General Procurement.
CLOVIS, Calif.—Herve Fages, former CEO of Pelco, has a new job heading up MultiSight, a new VSaaS company owned by Schneider Electric.
Honeywell announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Seelze, Germany-based laboratory research chemicals business from Sigma-Aldrich for approximately 105 million euro.
Honeywell Boosts Projections for Reductions In Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by an Additional 36 Percent, Driven by Its New Low-Global-Warming Products3 years 3 months ago
Honeywell announced today at a White House event that increasing global adoption of its range of low-global-warming-potential (GWP) products will reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by an equivalent of 475 million metric tons of carbon dioxide by 2025, the equivalent to removing 100 million cars from the road for one year.
Honeywell’s latest navigational technology will be available as an option on Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft in early 2018. The new Integrated Multi-Mode Receiver will offer Airbus customers access to the latest precision navigation capabilities — a cost-effective solution that increases airport traffic capacity while decreasing weather-related delays, noise and operating costs through more efficient routing and improved navigation performance.
Environmental Science and Sustainability Come Alive during Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education3 years 3 months ago
Jersey City teachers received a firsthand look at urban sustainability practices during the Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education (HIEE), an innovative summer institute that combines classroom instruction with diverse outdoor experiences. The four day program, a partnership between Honeywell and New Jersey Audubon, and in coordination with Jersey City Schools, provides participating teachers with scientific knowledge and interactive lessons and experiences to share with their students.
The KidSmartz™ program developed by Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS), the company’s corporate citizenship initiative, and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is being featured on Lifetime TV’s “The Balancing Act” morning news program on October 12, with a rebroadcast airing October 19.
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Talks Commitment to Integrity & Compliance in The October 2015 Issue of Ethisphere3 years 3 months ago
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote penned a by-line article, ”Setting the Tone from the Top, Honeywell’s Commitment to Integrity & Compliance: Our Reputation is Simply Non-Negotiable,” in the October issue of Ethisphere Magazine. The article was published in the magazine’s “The CEO Issue” which is filled with insights, col
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Now in its “post acquisition chapter,” Stanley Security is making progress on its vertical market strategy and other internal performance and hiring initiatives, according to Stanley Security president Jim Cannon.
Honeywell announced today that Spectra® fiber will be used in ropes for new offshore oil and gas platforms for Petrobras, the largest oil and gas company in Latin America.
Honeywell's SmartPath® Ground-Based Augmentation System and EGTS™ electric taxiing system technologies have been recognized by the Air Transport Action Group as solutions that can help support the aviation industry's goal to reduce CO2 emissions from 2005 in half by 2050.
Finalists for the 12th annual Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards were announced by Penton's Aviation Week Network, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries.
Honeywell Aerospace Asia Pacific President Briand Greer Talks About The Impact of China’s Economic Slowdown on The BBC3 years 3 months ago
On Tuesday, September 29, Honeywell Aerospace Asia Pacific President Briand Greer spoke to Sharanjit Leyl, producer and presenter for BBC World News. Their interview focused on how most industries with a presence in Asia are concerned about the impact of China's economic slowdown and the few exceptions to the rule, like the aerospace industry.
Honeywell was awarded the National Safety Council's prestigious 2015 Robert W.
Honeywell was awarded the prestigious Gold Award for waste elimination and Quality improvement in an assembly area, by the Quality Circle Forum of India.
Honeywell received the Distinguished Institution award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) during
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote Attends CEO Forum at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace3 years 4 months ago
On Monday, September 21, Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, attended a panel discussion at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC with along with five other CEOs from the U.S. and India. James McNerney, President and CEO of Boeing, moderated the discussion amongst Cote, Charles Kaye of Warburg Pincus, Michael Burke of AECOM, Kiran Mazumdar Shah of Biocon Limited, Cyrus Mistry of Tata Sons, and Sunil Bharti Mittal of Bharti Enterprises.
More than 500 underprivileged students in a remote Chinese county have a brighter future thanks to Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS) and the
Honeywell and Huawei signed a cooperation framework agreement at 2015 Huawei Cloud Congress on September 18, 2015 in Shanghai, China. According to the agreement, Honeywell China and Huawei will establish a comprehensive partnership to jointly explore cooperation in the fields of smart city, smart energy and industrial internet.
Honeywell won a Gold Stevie® Award, the top honor in a category, at The 13th Annual American Business Awards on September 11, 2015. A judging panel of more than 200 executives worldwide selected Honeywell as the Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year with 2,500 or More Employees.
Yahoo! Finance’s new Editor-in-Chief, Andy Serwer, recently sat down with Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, to discuss Honeywell’s acquisition track record, U.S. and global economy outlooks, thoughts on the 2016 Presidential election, and the controversial 'deflategate.'
Honeywell has acquired privately held Aviaso, an international aviation software company that offers fuel efficiency and emissions savings software to the airline industry. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.
Honeywell 2015 Turbocharger Forecast Signals Increased Expectations for Turbos With Global Penetration Nearing 50% by 20203 years 4 months ago
In its annual survey released at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA), Honeywell sees the evolving needs of auto makers driving not only turbo adoption globally to 47 percent by 2020, but an increas
Honeywell Operating System Drives Significant Process, Productivity Improvements for Charleston Site3 years 4 months ago
Shirley Bellamy, a production associate in Honeywell’s Charleston plant, prepares Electriflex™ rubber insulating gloves for curing.
Honeywell, together with the teachers and students from Honeywell’s Sichuan Earthquake Rebuilt Schools, held a celebration today in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province for the schools’ 6th anniversary and Chinese Teacher’s Day.
Can you imagine middle school science teachers “fighting” as Sumo wrestlers to demonstrate Newton’s Second Law of Motion? Or apple sauce all over a Principal’s head to see all Laws in action? Honeywell and NASA are kicking off their award-winning, hip-hop physics education program, FMA Live!
David Cote Talks About Recession and Economic Downturns In The New Case Study “Honeywell and the Great Recession”3 years 4 months ago
This month, Harvard Business School published a new case study “Honeywell and the Great Recession” that explores employer tradeoffs when a downturn hits. The case puts students in the shoes of Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote and his leadership team and asks them to consider the choices they would have made in the face of the extreme uncertainty surrounding future business conditions in the fall of 2008.
If ketchup in a squeezable bottle was the last food packaging revolution, could sprayable ketchup be the next one? It could be, according to a new survey commissioned by Honeywell that looked at consumer attitudes toward aerosols and what applications they would like to see in the future. The survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults found that two-thirds (66 percent) would use some type of food and household product if it were available as an aerosol.
Honeywell recently announced a new multi-year agreement to provide comprehensive services and support for Lundin Norway, Norway’s fastest-growing upstream oil and gas company.
Honeywell recently announced that Egypt’s Alexandria National Refining & Petrochemicals Company (ANRPC) will use Honeywell UOP technology and equipment as part of a $300 million, multi-year project to expand an existing, state-of-the-art gasoline production facility to meet g
JamesDruryPartners, one of America’s leading board advisory services firms, recently released its 2014 “The Weight of America’s Boards” report, in which Honeywell came in near the top. The report ranks the governance capacity—a measure of the experience and business acumen of board members—of the country’s largest companies by revenue and market capitalization.
From Aug. 21-22, more than 30 volunteers from Honeywell’s Oak Creek and Pleasant Prairie offices provided repairs and other improvements to the Greendale, Wisconsin, home of U.S. Army veteran Marty Esaman and his wife Julia.
Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS), the company’s corporate citizenship initiative, received the International Business Association’s Stevie® Gold Award for “Best Communications Campaign of the Year-Community Relations” for its humanitarian relief efforts in the Philippines. The International Business Association bestows Stevie awards to organizations and individuals that make significant achievements and contributions worldwide.
RALEIGH, N.C.—As Strategic Security managing partner Jay Slaughterbeck makes plans to grow his business and expand geographically, he’s undertaken an initiative to expand his cloud services.
HANOVER, Md.—Eyewitness Surveillance, a provider and installer of video monitoring solutions for auto dealerships and metal recyclers, has received $15 million in new financing from The PrivateBank.
TOLEDO, Ohio—With the Sept. 3 acquisition of Bigelow Security, full service security company Habitec Security reached an important milestone, $500,000 in RMR, John Smythe, Habitec president told Security Systems News.
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.—GHS Interactive Security, a provider of integrated security services for the residential and light commercial end markets, has secured a $50 million credit facility.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security now has three offices in Georgia and 2,000 more accounts thanks to the acquisition Vidalia, Ga.-based Bridgecom.
AURORA, Ill.—In its biggest acquisition in 47 years, Alarm Detection Systems has acquired Safe Systems, a residential and commercial security business in Louisville, Colo.
Honeywell Adventures in Environmental Leadership Helps Baltimore Area Students Become Novice Scientists3 years 4 months ago
Forty students from Turner Station in Dundalk, Maryland, experienced life as a botanist, biologist, lab technician, and chemist during Honeywell Adventures in Environmental Leadership. On a field trip last month to Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center in Baltimore, which was led by Living Classrooms Foundation, they dissected flowers, used a microscope as a lab technician, identified fish anatomy, and performed chemical experiments to show that humans can have negative impacts on the water.
Honeywell recently announced enhancements to its Digital Video Manager (DVM). The latest release, DVM R600, will include enhanced system access and usability which is designed to improve operator efficiency and reaction time. Security personnel can now access high-definition, full-frame-rate video on a mobile device, enabling continuous monitoring from almost any location. Operators can also control DVM using voice commands to easily manage multiple video feeds and request near-real-time system updates.
KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security is three months into its new Life Security Manager program, adding service revenue and new “stickiness” to its customer base, company owner and president John Loud told Security Systems News.
On August 12, after two massive warehouse explosions rocked Tianjin, China, Honeywell teams from Automation and Control Solutions (ACS) Greater China, Government Relations, Human Resources, and Communications immediately pulled together an action plan that focused on humanitarian relief, employee well-being and safety, and first responder/firefighter support.
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Crime Prevention Security Systems has acquired Scott Alarm, expanding its territory into Northeast Florida.
CRANSTON, R.I.—In his new role as VP at booming security and home automation provider Alliance Security, Travis Miller, a former Monitronics director, will focus on the company’s increasing expansion.
On August 8, more than 100 Honeywell employees at the Federal Manufacturing & Technology (FM&T) site in Kansas City, Mo., worked with Honeywell Hometown Solutions (HHS) and Rebuilding Together to refurbish and refresh the
Niagara Falls Middle School Students Explore Local Waterways During Honeywell Adventures in Environmental Leadership3 years 5 months ago
On a beautiful sunny day in Niagara Falls last Thursday, Mayor Paul Dyster joined 30 middle school students during an exploration of the Niagara Falls watershed as part of Honeywell Adventure
Chambroad Commissions First Propylene and Isobutylene Coproduction Plant in China Using Honeywell Technology3 years 5 months ago
Honeywell announced today that Shandong Chambroad Holding Co., Ltd. has become the first company in China to commission a combined C3/C4 dehydrogenation unit to meet growing demand in Asia for plastics, high-octane gasoline and synthetic rubber.
Honeywell’s Golden Valley Facility Receives Highest Security Award from the US Department of Defense3 years 5 months ago
The Defense Security Service (DSS) recognized Honeywell’s Golden Valley, Minnesota, facility with a 2015 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award during a recent ceremony in Las Vegas. The award, which recognizes industrial security excellence, is among the most prestigious honors that can be bestowed on cleared defense contractors.
Proving that perseverance and determination can overcome personal challenges, 10 college students received the second-annual Horatio Alger Association’s Honeywell Scholarship awards in the amount of $10,000 each.
Orhan Genis, Honeywell President, Turkey and Central Asia, has been named to the Business 20 (B20) Anti-Corruption Task Force by the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey.
Honeywell signed a contract with Turkish airline SunExpress to supply the company’s latest cockpit technologies for its first delivery of newly purchased Boeing 737-800 airplanes.
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Integrators need to attend ASIS to network with security practitioners and understand emerging issues such as cybersecurity, said Howard Belfor, president of Belfor & Associates and council VP of ASIS.
ROCKLIN, Calif.—Systems integrator Surveillance Systems Inc. is exceeding revenue goals it set three years ago, now SSI president Todd Flowers says his focus is “to become the largest gaming integrator in the country.”
SANTA ANA, Calif.—With the July 28 announcement of its acquisition of guard firm Guardsmark, Universal Protection Service is now the largest U.S.-owned guard firm.
RICHMOND, Va.—Power Home Technologies CEO Ben Brookhart started his career selling alarm systems right out of college. He knew it was the right fit for him, and eventually he decided to start his own company.
ARLINGTON, Texas—Mark Tosoni, industry veteran and author, has some sales advice that he’s offering with a complementary download of his new book, “Alarm Sales Mastery.”
Tosoni offered up some of his advice to Security Systems News.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, the regional electronic security and automation company headquartered here, has made its second acquisition since June with the purchase of more than 1,000 customer accounts from ProTec Plus Inc. in Myrtle Beach, S.C.
CINCINNATI—Shiver Security Systems, with a 6,000-customer footprint in southwest Ohio and northern Kentucky, has moved into a new 14,000-square-foot facility from its previous 8,000-square-foot site, thanks in part to its recent move into the residential market.
Honeywell was awarded the prestigious Supplier Quality Excellence Process Platinum certification by Caterpillar China.
Honeywell and Caterpillar celebrated 60 years of partnership which commenced with the signature inscription “Let’s Get Started” from Honeywell Garrett on the original project request for an engine boosting device.
Honeywell technology will help improve operations for China’s long-distance Guangxi Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) high-pressure pipeline.
Honeywell’s Solstice® N40 (R-448A) refrigerant has been approved for use by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in applications ranging from stand-alone refrigeration systems to commercial refrigeration.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.—Partnerships between manufacturers and software development companies can mean bigger profit for residential integrators, according to Mike Simon, managing partner for Connected Technologies.
Honeywell’s fire safety awareness studies that were conducted amongst the urban adult populations of Morocco and Tunisia showed serious gaps in knowledge and behaviour.
CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.—Partnerships between manufacturers and software development companies can mean bigger profit for residential integrators, according to Mike Simon, managing partner for Connected Technologies.
Honeywell supports U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to restrict the use of high-global-warming hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in a variety of applications including refrigerants, aerosols and foam insulation blowing agents. These actions will drive adoption of materials with radically lower global warming potentials.
KENNESAW, Ga.—LOUD Security has acquired Alarm Associates Inc. of Atlanta, adding 1,200 accounts and bringing its RMR to more than $210,000, according to owner and president John Loud.
This year, 50 middle school teachers from 11 countries received scholarships in San Diego to attend the Honeywell Green Boot Camp, an annual workshop that provides educators with the information, experience and resources to bring lessons on energy efficiency, sustainability and the environment bac
Honeywell Selected for Automation, Security Systems for Expansion of Major Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal3 years 6 months ago
Honeywell’s automation and security systems will help Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG) expand its southeast Texas liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal into a world-class liquefaction and export operation. This expansion will give Freeport LNG 13.9 million tons a year of export capacity.
This year, 205 teachers from 24 countries, including 104 from 39 U.S.
Honeywell won two Gold Stevie Awards, the top honor in each category, at The 13th Annual American Business Awards on June 22, 2015.
Do you ever wonder how smart your office building, airport or hotel is? A new survey of 2,000 buildings across India by Honeywell and research-specialist IMRB International shows that government, building owners and service providers need to invest more in smart building technologies to better serve India’s rapidly urbanizing population and help create sustainable cities and infrastructure. While the country’s airports and hotels are leading the way with smart building technologies, the survey found that in general the smartness of buildings in India is low.
Honeywell Responds to EPA, DOT Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards Proposal for Heavy-Duty Trucks3 years 6 months ago
Honeywell supports the efforts of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase fuel economy in the commercial trucking industry. Honeywell is confident in its ability to support its customers with both proven and innovative technologies that help save fuel and reduce harmful emissions while also providing attractive and tangible end-user payback.
Honeywell’s Asia Pacific legal team has been named one of the 2015 Most Innovative In-house Legal Teams in Asia Pacific by the Financial Times (FT). It was listed as one of four “Standout” teams, the FT’s highest category, for having created a globally aligned, regionally empowered law department that is supporting expansion into high-growth and developing economies by providing broad analysis of technological, commercial, and legal risks.
Honeywell Turbos Power the Five Fastest Cars at 24 Hours of Le Mans; Boosts Porsche for Honeywell’s 16th Consecutive Victory3 years 7 months ago
Honeywell turbochargers are back in the winner’s circle for the 16th consecutive year at the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans in France boosting Porsche to a record win with its new
Honeywell Chairman and CEO, Dave Cote, attended the International Economic Forum of the Americas: Conference of Montreal, on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, to discuss major issues concerning economic globalization.
Honeywell’s C3 Oleflex™ process technology will be used by Poland’s Grupa Azoty to produce 400,000 metric tons of high-quality propylene annually for resins and plastics that replace metal automobile parts, decreasing vehicle weight and improving
Olivier Rabiller, Vice President and General Manager for Aftermarket, Business Development and High Growth Regions (HGRs) has been recognized as an automotive industry Rising Star by Automotive News Europe.
ST. LOUIS—Hackett Security, a super-regional based here, opened its fifth branch office in McLean, Va., Michael J. Hackett, CEO of Hackett Security, told Security Systems News.
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—ADS Security, continuing to expand its footprint in the Southeast, has acquired 3,200 customer accounts from Professional Alarms of Clarkesville, Tenn.
Honeywell’s process automation, safety system and manufacturing optimization technologies will be used by Stora Enso Oyj, Europe’s largest pulp, board and paper manufacturer. Honeywell technology will be used to modernize one of its key mills and help it meet rising demand for renewable packaging board.
Honeywell Resins and Chemicals has broken ground on a new nylon resins production line that can produce multiple grades of Honeywell Aegis® nylon 6 resins, as well as copolymer nylon 6/6.6 resins, both of which are used in food packaging films and other applications at its Chesterfield, Va., manufacturing facility.
Honeywell Receives United States Postal Service Supplier Performance Award for Deployment of Mobile Delivery Devices3 years 7 months ago
Honeywell was honored as a winner in the “Supplier Excellence Award” (SEA) category at the 2014 United States Postal Service (USPS) Supplier Performance Awards program in Washington, D.C.
What’s it like to fly the world’s most advanced military aircraft? Honeywell put members of the media, invited guests and employees behind the controls of the most technologically sophisticated fighter aircraft ever built during a special event May 28 at Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix.
Honeywell Provides New Dassault Falcon 5X with Cockpit Technologies that Enhance Safety, Reduce Fuel Costs3 years 7 months ago
Building on its long-standing relationship with Dassault, Honeywell Aerospace is supplying its advanced Primus Epic cockpit technologies to Dassault’s newly unveiled Falcon 5X. Primus Epic’s latest enhanced features have been customized for Dassault’s EASy III cockpit.
Students at four elementary schools were the lucky winners of the first KidSmartz™ “Safety Dance” video contest, where elementary school students from all across the U.S.
Shane Tedjarati, President, Global High Growth Regions, Honeywell was interviewed by Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor of India’s leading business channel, and a highly awarded journalist and business historian as part of CNBC-TV18’s special programming on China called “Engaging the Dragon”, as India Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured and engaged
Honeywell’s Grant Program Promoting STEM Education Helps 1800 Students Receive Multi-Media Learning Tools in Vietnam3 years 7 months ago
Eighteen hundred students in Ho Chi Minh City and Dak Lak , Vietnam, recently received multimedia learning tools, including computers with engaging, educational software, books, video screens and other educational supplies along with new desks, chairs and bookshelves, as part of a
TEMPE, Ariz.—Systems integration firm ECD Systems is up and running in its new headquarters here, with a goal of moderate growth for its first couple of years.
NEW YORK—Peace of Mind Technologies’ CEO Jon Ecker has what he calls a “bold vision” for his systems integration firm: “We want to be the No. 1 security integrator in New York City in the next five years,” he said.
Honeywell and Tata Power Deploy First-Of-Its-Kind Smart Grid Project to Improve Energy Reliability in India3 years 7 months ago
Honeywell and Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) have successfully implemented the first ever Automated Demand Response (ADR) project for commercial and industrial facilities in India to address severe brownouts and blackouts that occurs as the gap between power required for homes and businesses outpaces what utilities can produce.
Honeywell has worked with Scuderia Ferrari to develop one of the most efficient turbocharger applications in Honeywell's history, leading to greater power for the 2015 Formula One season.
Honeywell and Japan’s Taiyo Oil Co. Ltd.have begun producing petrochemicals with UOP’s Tatoray™ process technology, which provides greater flexibility to produce either gasoline or valuable petrochemicals as demand changes.
Honeywell’s OnRAMP Design Suite can help auto makers improve fuel economy, reduce material costs, and minimize warranty costs by optimizing powertrain controls.
The highly-anticipated Apple Watch is now available to consumers and early adopters are reaping the benefits of a variety of apps available on the watch.
Honeywell’s Lyric app for the Apple Watch lets users quickly and easily interact with their Lyric thermostat from wherever they are. Specifically, Apple Watch users can:
TORONTO—AlarmForce Industries must pay $45,000 in court costs to company founder Joel Matlin and others after AlarmForce dropped a lawsuit that sought to bar two employees from working for Matlin’s new company, ThinkProtection.
MANTUA, N.J.—B Safe, a regional provider of security and fire alarms in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, has acquired Security Connection of Gibbstown, N.J.
Kate Adams, Honeywell Senior Vice President and General Counsel, was recently honored by the NYSE Governance Services as a Distinguished General Counsel. The honor recognizes General Counsel who have made significant strides in helping their boards and companies succeed.
Benjamin Driggs, Recipient of the University of Arizona Honors College Spirit of Inquiry Alumni Award, Gives Commencement Address3 years 8 months ago
On May 14, 2015, Benjamin Driggs, President of Honeywell Latin America, returned to his alma mater, the University of Arizona, and was awarded the dual honor of being the recipient of the Honor’s College Spirit of Inquiry Alumni Award and giving the keynote speech at the Honors College’s commencement ceremony. The award is given to an “Honors College graduate whose intellectual curiosity, commitment to life-long learning, and success in professional endeavors embody the spirit of inquiry and discovery fostered by The Honors College.”
Honeywell’s New Smart Building Technology Uses Visualization and Intuitive Interfaces to Improve Operations and Business Outcomes3 years 8 months ago
Honeywell’s next generation of smart building technology, Command and Control Suite, turns complex facility data into recommendations and easy-to-implement changes that help boost business outcomes — lowering costs, minimizing risk and reducing downtime.
Command and Control Suite video
Honeywell’s process technology, catalysts and proprietary equipment will form the basis for the largest refinery in Africa, reducing Nigeria’s dependence on imported fuels and petrochemicals. Dangote Oil Refining Company selected UOP technology for a world-scale integrated refinery and petrochemical plant to be built in Lekki, near the capital of Lagos in southwestern Nigeria.
UOP technologies at this facility will include:
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote appeared on this morning’s Bloomberg TV's Market Makers with Stephanie Ruhle and Erik Schatzker to discuss the current economy, including oil prices and the strong dollar, as well as Honeywe
Honeywell hosted its first-ever Women in Leadership Forum in the Middle East as part of its ongoing efforts to bring more women into senior management roles and increase female participation in its regional workforce. The event, held in partnership with New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), was attended by Honeywell employees and students at the NYUAD Saadiyat Island campus.
Honeywell And Microsoft Collaborate To Strengthen User Experience For Enterprise-Grade Mobile Devices3 years 8 months ago
Honeywell has joined with Microsoft Corp.
INDIAN SHORES, Fla.—Vista Security & Investigations, a Toronto-based firm, is opening a new office here on the Gulf Coast this month.
Honeywell Encourages Science For Chicago-Area Middle School Students Through “You Be the Chemist Challenge® ”3 years 8 months ago
Honeywell recently helped more than 3,000 students from Chicago-area middle schools learn more about science through the Chemical Educational Foundation’s You Be the Chemist Challenge®.
Honeywell recently conducted a survey in the United Arab Emirates revealing air travel passengers rely on new airport and in-flight technologies for a smarter, stress-free travel experience.
Singers, dancers and other performers rocked the stage at Portsmouth Middle School in Portsmouth, N.H., on April 24, as part of the FMA Live! Forces in Motion 10-state spring tour.
CNBC-TV18 aired its top business feature “The Appointment” where Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote was interviewed by Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor of India’s leading business channel, and a highly awarded journalist and business historian. The Appointment, anchored by Shereen Bhan, interviews global and Indian CXOs and industry leaders, as well as key government and political leaders.
Honeywell and the U.S. Army announced a $22.4-million modernization project at the Rock Island Arsenal (RIA) Garrison in Rock Island, Ill.
Honeywell signed a contract with Indian airline IndiGo to supply its on-order Airbus A320neo fleet with a suite of avionics technologies that enable pilots to better monitor the surroun
Honeywell has opened a new manufacturing facility in China to produce state-of-the-art catalysts used to make components for plastics production.
Honeywell has been recognized by Southern California Edison (SCE
Honeywell’s cockpit technologies were selected by Southwest Airlines for its future fleet of Boeing 737 MAX and existing fleet of Boeing 737NG aircraft.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—Part of every integrator’s cybersecurity strategy right now should be a very basic step, configuring 802.1x on exterior cameras, according to Andrew Lanning, co-founder of systems integration firm IST, which is based in Hawaii.
EATONTOWN, N.J.—Jim Hennessy, who sold his systems integration firm to MSA Security in 2008, has repurchased the company with the help of other members of the management team and MidCap Equity Partners.
BEAVERTON, Ore.—First Response Systems, an installation, monitoring and alarm response company based here, has acquired one of its competitors, ESDS Corporation, also based here.
WILMINGTON, Del.—Regional security company B Safe, in acquisition mode, has increased its RMR some 15 percent to about $335,000 over the past year, and it’s looking for 35 percent more growth in 2015, according to customer service manager Mary Cakir.
Honeywell Makes Maintenance and Service Easier for Airlines with First-of-its-Kind Interactive Online Tool3 years 8 months ago
Honeywell has introduced a new online tool to help airlines better manage maintenance to reduce aircraft downtime and increase operational efficiency. The Performance Accelerator is an interactive and customizable catalogue of Honeywell service bulletins and upgrade options.
LAS VEGAS—A startup has set its sights—or rather, its lights—on a market that has been elusive for decades. BeON is targeting homeowners who have no intention of investing in home security systems.
The Board of Directors of Honeywell has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.5175 per share on the company's outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on June 10, 2015 to shareowners of record at the close of business on May 21, 2015.
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote appeared on Fox Business News’ Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo to discuss Honeywell’s Q1 performance, the impact of the strong dollar and Honeywell’s position for growth.
Honeywell has released a new online weather service that provides pilots with continuously updated, in-flight weather information delivered directly through a mobile app or tablet. The Weather Information Service, provides a comprehensive, up-to-date view of weather along the planned route of flight, alerting pilots to potentially hazardous weather and making it easier to plan for weather-related diversions.
Honeywell has launched the first digital dashboard designed to proactively monitor, measure and manage cyber security risk for control systems for refineries, power plants and other automated production sites throughout the world that are at increasing risk of cyber attacks.
Honeywell, Inmarsat and Kymeta, a company that develops innovative flat-panel antennas for satellite communications, are working together to create a new, higher-speed Ka-Band wireless antenna with unique and advanced capabilities that will bring faster connectivity and a quality broadband service to business and commercial aircraft customers around the globe.
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Superior Quality Security, a provider of residential and small business systems, is looking to grow through home automation offerings, acquisitions and new partnerships with homebuilders.
LAS VEGAS—Brand awareness and embracing technological advances like video verification, home automation and the cloud are among the main challenges facing mid-size security dealers today, according to three dealers attending the DMP Owners Forum here.
Honeywell has been officially accredited by the Government of Dubai as an Energy Service Company (ESCO) with the necessary expertise and technology required to support the UAE’s ambitions of becoming a green economy world leader through advanced energy efficiency solutions.
Honeywell Chairman And CEO Dave Cote Comments In Support Of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 20153 years 9 months ago
"I applaud Senator Hatch, Senator Wyden, and Congressman Paul Ryan on the introduction of The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015. Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is long overdue, and Honeywell is ready for Congress to act on the ambitious yet valuable U.S. trade agenda that this administration has set forth. Our employees are working every day, all around the world, to produce the best technology available, and our ability to sell these goods and services into high growth regions hinges on open and fair trade."
Honeywell has been selected as one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine for 2015.
The 500 employers on the list were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista.com of 20,000 American employees working for U.S. companies with more than 2,500 employees. Each was asked anonymously if they would recommend their employer, or any other employers in their industry, to a potential employee.
Honeywell’s XTRATUF, a beloved fishing boot brand popular in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, expands its selection of premium outdoor footwear this spring with a Boot and the Bluefin Performance Deck Shoe.
With drastically reduced emergency response times, Honeywell technology has passed the final acceptance test for use on the Galileo search and rescue program, a pan-European geo-positioning satellite system operated
Honeywell has been selected as one of the “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine for 2015.
The 500 employers on the list were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista.com of 20,000 American employees working for U.S. companies with more than 2,500 employees. Each was asked anonymously if they would recommend their employer, or any other employers in their industry, to a potential employee.
Leading Chinese Appliance Manufacturer Adopts Honeywell Low-Global-Warming-Potential Insulation Material3 years 9 months ago
Hisense, a leading Chinese appliance manufacturer selling globally under the Hisense and Hisense-Kelon brands, will begin using Honeywell’s low-global-warming-potential (GWP) insulation materials in its refrigerators and freezers to reduce global warming impact while increasing energy efficiency.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Dallmann Systems is revamping the Kentucky State Lottery in a project that CEO Tom Dallmann said is “at some levels, like working on a bank.”
CARLSBAD, Calif.—The Z-Wave Alliance will make its presence known at ISC West in a big way this year—including broadcasting a live home automation demonstration from the top of the world.
Honeywell has opened the Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security Lab in Duluth, GA to advance development and testing of new technologies and software to defend industrial facilities and operations such as refineries and manufacturing plants from cyber attacks.
Dave Cote Editorials in Florida and Arizona Call for Passage of Trade Promotion Authority Legislation3 years 9 months ago
In recent opinion editorials in the Tampa Bay Times and Arizona Republic, Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote wrote about the importance of passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation. Cote explains how TPA will help the U.S.
LOS ANGELES—Video surveillance manufacturer DTT, which specializes in retail and is one of the fastest growing companies in the security industry, this week named Dan Pulskamp president and Mark Simson CFO.
Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote once again appears on Barron’s annual list of the world’s best CEOs, his third consecutive year on the list.
Honeywell’s John McAuliffe Named 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineer by the American Society of Civil Engineers Syracuse Section3 years 10 months ago
John McAuliffe, Honeywell Syracuse Program Director, has been recognized as the 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineer by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Syracuse Section.
Honeywell Integrated Room Automation and Energy Management Wows at the Opening of Park Hyatt New York3 years 10 months ago
Honeywell’s advanced Integrated Room Automation and Energy Management System from INNCOM wowed guests at the grand opening of luxury Park Hyatt New York. The system automates guest comfort with intuitive temperature and drapery controls and communicates with door locks to enhance guest security.
Meeting a Nobel laureate is usually a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students. Ricardo Gonzalez-Lanz, a senior at CETYS University, Mexicali, has now met two laureates two years in a row.
LOS ANGELES—DTT, a manufacturer and integrator of video surveillance solutions, had its best month ever, securing contracts with retail giant Dunkin' Brands and with Zaxby's Chicken.
WESTMINSTER, Colo.—“Think, explore, connect” is the theme of PSA-TEC, PSA Security Network’s annual education and training event that will take place here May 3-8.
BELTSVILLE, Md.—Super-regional ASG Security started 2015 with the acquisition, announced today, of Fleenor Protective Systems, a Knoxville, Tenn.-based full-service security company.
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I.—To reflect the complete line of integrated service that it now offers, Industrial Security & Investigators has changed its name to SecurityRI.com.
QUINCY, Ill.—Full service security company ASI (Alarm Systems Inc.) expects to be up and running in a new market, Columbia, Mo., by the middle of April.
LOS ANGELES—Sam Naficy, DTT CEO, called 2014 a “tough year,” but the manufacturer and integrator of video surveillance solutions still grew 18 percent.
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Spurred by customer demand and the opportunity to expand its local business, systems integration firm Firstline has opened a third location in San Jose, Calif.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Home security is on Google’s agenda, according to its recently acquired patent for “Security Scoring in a Smart-Sensored Home.”
The patent, filed last fall and published this March, includes the offering of “security scores” to alert customers if they are correctly using their security systems, according to Venture Beat.
OREM, Utah—NorthStar Alarm Services has increased its credit facility to $80 million, doubling it in 20 months, according to CEO Jason Christensen.
“The new credit facility is to support our growth goals over the next few years,” Christensen told Security Systems News.
FRESNO, Calif.—Complete Home Security and Services, a newly authorized dealer for Guardian Protection Services, plans to expand Guardian’s coverage on the West Coast in the next few months.
Updated March 2 with Joel Matlin interview
TORONTO—Joel Matlin, founder of AlarmForce, is launching a new alarm company called Think Protection.
Matlin will serve as CEO; his son, Adam Matlin, will serve as COO.
ATLANTA—AT&T’s plan to become a central, seamless hub that integrates a variety of systems into its Digital Life platform is becoming a reality, according to Kevin Petersen, SVP, AT&T Digital Life.
Full of drive and passion for automotive engineering, four middle school students from School No. 174 Constantin Brancusi in Bucharest, Romania were named champions of Honeywell's seventh annual Student Automotive Design Challenge (SADC), having distinguished themselves from their global peers.
Honeywell Announces New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Goal In Support of New U.S. Federal Government Efforts3 years 10 months ago
Today, U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order to cut the federal government’s greenhouse gas emissions 40% over the next decade from 2008 levels, a commitment to lead by example to curb the emissions that are driving climate change.
Honeywell has been selected as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune magazine for 2015, its ninth consecutive year on the prestigious list. Honeywell is ranked third overall within the electronics industry with first place rankings in quality of management, use of corporate assets and long-term investment value.
Previously, Honeywell ranked 5th on the magazine’s Aerospace & Defense list, but was moved to the Electronics category this year based on 2014 revenue in the Automation & Control Solutions business.
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) was recently selected by Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) to handle critical project management and engineering for a third oil and natural gas platform that will tap energy reserves in Te Giac Trang (TGT) Field, just off the coast of Vietnam.
Honeywell is one of several leading companies partnering with the Cyrus R.
Honeywell recently completed its acquisition of Datamax-O’Neil, a global manufacturer of fixed and mobile printers used in a variety of retail, warehouse and distribution, and health care applications, in a $185 million deal announced this past December.
In Game-Changing New Partnership, Honeywell and OneWeb Bring High Speed In-Flight WiFi to Billions Worldwide3 years 10 months ago
In a new agreement with OneWeb Ltd., Honeywell Aerospace will provide aircraft equipment and airtime services to bring the benefits of OneWeb’s planned satellite constellation, enabling the expansion of in-flight connectivity on business, commercial and military flights.