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Honeywell Introduces Next-generation, Flat-sheet Profile Measurement for Continuous Web Solution Applications

HOUSTON, March 23, 2015: Honeywell (NYSE:HON) Process Solutions (HPS) today launched its next-generation scanning measurement technology designed to provide faster, lower cost measurement for continuous web solution (CWS) applications such as plastics, films, non-wovens and other flat-sheet applications.Honeywell's ZipLine Scanning Measurement Device is a self-contained scanning measurement device that provides high-speed measurement of flat sheets without the cost, size, and complexity of traditional scanners. ZipLine combines Honeywell's proven sensor designs with a new, patented, flat sheet scanning system that is easier to install, and has a lower total cost of ownership than traditional scanner designs. "ZipLine is a breakthrough for CWS customers who need a scanner with a small footprint that is easy to o perate and install," said Ben Blanchette, product marketing director, HPS. "The simplified design will go a long way to help customers lower their maintenance costs and will benefit both original equipment manufacturers and Honeywell customers." Honeywell leveraged decades of leading process and technology expertise to develop ZipLine. The new scanner is much smaller with flexible mounting options, but uses the same high-performance sensors as Honeywell's traditional flat sheet scanners. "ZipLine is remarkable for what it doesn't have -- rigid scanner beams, drive belts, carriage wheels, linear bearings, power track, compressed air, or water," said Blanchette. "Compared to a traditional scanner, ZipLine has 90 percent fewer parts, which, along with simplified installation and high-performance measurements, contributes to a low cost of ownership and unparalleled value." ZipLine is being introduced globally to plastics manufacturers, with its official launch on March 23 at the National Plastics Exposition in Orlando, Florida. ZipLine replaces the rigid O-frame structure of traditional scanners with tensioned stainless steel cables that support intelligent, self-driven measurement modules. Tensioned cables are also used to supply power and secondary support to the measurement modules. A secure Wi-Fi network provides communication between the modules and the support system, and an onboard compressor provides air to the sensor. These features eliminate the need for a moving power track to manage cables and hoses. ZipLine measurement modules are capable of scanning at high speeds - up to 400 millimeters per second - and deliver high-resolution basis weight profiles. Flexible measurement modules can be removed for periodic repairs along with easy accessibility to the ZipLine's measurement support processor to allow simplified maintenance. Learn more about Honeywell's ZipLine Scanner here. Honeywell Process Solutions ( is a pioneer in automation control, instrumentation and services for the oil and gas; refining; pulp and paper; industrial power generation; chemicals and petrochemicals; biofuels; life sciences; and metals, minerals and mining industries. Process Solutions is part of Honeywell's Performance Materials and Technologies strategic business group, which also includes UOP, a leading international supplier and licensor of process technology, catalysts, adsorbents, equipment, and consulting services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. # # # Honeywell ( ) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes, and industry; turbochargers; and performance materials. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit . This release contains certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intends, expects, projects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon certain assumptions and assessments made by our management in light of their experience and their perception of historical trends, current economic and industry conditions, expected future developments and other factors they believe to be appropriate. The forward-looking statements included in this release are also subject to a number of material risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive, governmental, and technological factors affecting our operations, markets, products, services and prices. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by such forward-looking statements. We identify the principal risks and uncertainties that affect our performance in our Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. # # #