Honeywell Invests In New Dubai Facility For Its Growing Industrial Automation And Data Collection Businesses
Process Solutions' Second Office in the United Arab Emirates to Feature State-of-the-Art Customer Support and Training Centers
Honeywell recently announced the establishment of a new facility in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to strengthen customer support in the Middle East for its Process Solutions and Scanning & Mobility businesses. The new full-service office, opening in February 2012 in Dubai, will further extend Honeywell's global presence and provide closer proximity to current customers and prospects in the Middle East.
Honeywell Scanning & Mobility (HSM) is a global leader in automated data collection solutions, including vehicle mount, hand-held and wearable computers, and bar code scanners. With increasing demand for its solutions for the retail, healthcare, warehousing, manufacturing, ports, and transportation and logistics markets, HSM is increasing its sales and support presence for existing end users and partners to drive sales growth in the Middle East and Africa.
"In recent years, HSM has experienced high growth in various Middle Eastern and African (MEA) countries. To better align with the needs of our customers, we decided to make the MEA area an independent region with dedicated resources. Having a new facility in Dubai will help to support this effort," said Darius Adamczyk, president of Honeywell Scanning & Mobility.
Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) provides world-class industrial automation technology and services and has grown significantly in the Middle East since setting up its regional headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the 1970s. It is now expanding its resources and presence in the region to further support future growth. The new facility will provide HPS customers with additional operational capabilities and a new state-of-the-art customer training facility.
"Over the past three years we have seen a tremendous amount of growth in the Middle East and it has become necessary to further expand our physical presence here to keep up the momentum," said Norm Gilsdorf, president of Honeywell Process Solutions. "This new office is an important commitment we are making to the UAE and the Middle East. It will help our growth strategy, which focuses on building our customer partnerships, and providing them with the world-class support they require, with face-to-face contact, necessary to develop close working relationships."
HPS customers will also have access to a wider range of technical resources and expertise through a Technical Assistance Center, Automation College and Remote Support Center. These three facilities will provide customers with access to Honeywell's collective knowledge, developed from over 40 years' experience in the automation industry.
Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com. Honeywell Process Solutions is part of Honeywell's Automation and Control Solutions group, a global leader in providing product and service solutions that improve efficiency and profitability, support regulatory compliance, and maintain safe, comfortable environments in homes, buildings and industry. For more information about Process Solutions, access www.honeywellprocess.com. Honeywell Scanning & Mobility (HSM) is part of the Automation and Control Solutions (ACS) business group of Honeywell. HSM is a leading manufacturer of high-performance image- and laser-based data collection hardware, including rugged mobile computers and bar code scanners. With one of the broadest product portfolios in the automatic identification and data collection industry, HSM provides data collection hardware for retail, healthcare, and transportation and logistics companies seeking to improve operations and enhance customer service. Additionally, HSM provides advanced software, service and professional solutions that help customers effectively manage data and assets. HSM products are sold worldwide through a network of distributor and reseller partners. For more information on Honeywell Scanning & Mobility, please visit www.honeywellaidc.com.