Honeywell International Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1985. It is a diversified technology and manufacturing company, serving customers with aerospace products and services, control, sensing and security technologies for buildings, homes and industry, turbochargers, automotive products, specialty chemicals, electronic, and process technology for refining and petrochemicals, and energy efficient products and solutions for homes, business and transportation. The Company manages its business operations through four reportable segments: Aerospace, Automation and Control Solutions, Performance Materials and Technologies and Transportation Systems. Aerospace is a supplier of aircraft engines, avionics, and related products and services for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, aircraft operators, military services, and defense and space contractors. Aerospace products and services include auxiliary power units, propulsion engines, environmental control systems, engine controls, flight safety, communications, navigation, radar and surveillance systems, aircraft lighting, management and technical services, systems and instruments, aircraft wheels and brakes and repair and overhaul services. Automation and Control Solutions provides products and solutions that make homes, buildings, industrial sites and infrastructure more efficient, safe and comfortable. ACS products and services include controls for heating, cooling, indoor air quality, ventilation, humidification, lighting and home automation;software applications for home/building control and optimization; sensors, switches, control systems and instruments for measuring pressure, air flow, temperature and electrical current; security, fire and gas detection; personal protection equipment; access control; products for automatic identification and data collection, installation, maintenance and upgrades of systems that keep buildings safe, comfortable and productive; and automation and control solutions for industrial plants. Performance Materials and Technologies segment provides customers with technologies and materials, including hydrocarbon processing technologies, catalysts, adsorbents, equipment and services, fluorine products, specialty films and additives, fibers and composites, intermediates, specialty chemicals, electronic materials and chemicals. Transportation Systems provides automotive products for cars, trucks, and other vehicles through technologies. Transportation Systems' products include turbochargers and charge-air and thermal systems; car care products including anti-freeze, and cleaners, waxes and additives. The Company's raw materials are natural gas, benzene, ethylene, fluorspar and sulfur in its Performance Materials and Technologies business; steel, nickel, other metals and ethylene glycol in its Transportation Systems business; and nickel, titanium and other metals in its Aerospace business. The Company faces competition in all product and service areas. The Company's registered trademarks for a number of its products and services including Honeywell, Aclar, Ademco, Bendix, BW, Callidus, Enovate, Esser, Fire-Lite, Garrett, Genetron, Gent, Howard Leight, Intermec, Jurid, Matrikon, Maxon, MK, North, Notifier, Novar, Oleflex, Parex, RAE Systems, RMG, Silent Knight, Solstice, Spectra, System Sensor, Trend, Tridium and UOP. The Company is subject to various federal, state, local and foreign government requirements regulating the discharge of materials into the environment or otherwise relating to the protection of the environment.
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