Honeywell International Inc. is an American company that is a publicly traded, multinational conglomerate. Honeywell is now headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States composed of four Business Groups—Aerospace, Building Technologies, Performance Materials & Technologies (PMT), and Safety & Productivity Solutions (SPS)—which produce aerospace systems, industrial products, and engineering services.
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company, and was ranked 77th in 2018. The company has a global workforce of approximately 110,000 workers with approximately 44,000 employed in the United States. The current chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) is Darius Adamczyk.
The company’s current name, Honeywell International Inc., is the product of a merger in which Honeywell Inc. was acquired by the much larger AlliedSignal in 1999. The company headquarters were consolidated with AlliedSignal’s headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey; however the combined company chose the name “Honeywell” because of the considerable brand recognition. Honeywell was a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average index from 1999 to 2008; and prior to 1999, its corporate predecessors were included dating back to 1925, including early entrants in the computing and thermostat industries.
Honeywell Building Technologies and Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions were created when Automation and Control Solutions was split into two in July 2016. Honeywell Building Technologies comprises Honeywell Building Solutions, Environmental and Energy Solutions, and Honeywell Security and Fire. On December 7, 2017, Honeywell announced that it has acquired SCAME, an Italy-based company, to add new fire and gas safety capabilities to its portfolio. Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions comprises Scanning & Mobility, Sensing and Internet of Things, and Industrial safety