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Honeywell Selects Armored Auto Group as its Aftermarket Partner for new Auto Refrigerant in U.S and Canada

Leading provider of car care products in the U.S. and Canada targeting distribution of Honeywell's low-global-warming Solstice® yf refrigerant to more than 20,000 automotive retailers & distributorsMORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., [May 12, 2015] Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Armored AutoGroup Inc. (AAG), a leading provider of car care products in the U.S. and Canada, will distribute Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential air conditioning refrigerant, Solstice® yf.AAG is targeting the supply of Solstice yf to more than 20,000 automotive aftermarket retailers and distributors in the U.S. and Canada, for use by professional mechanics to service automobile air conditioning systems."We're excited about working with Honeywell to provide Solstice yf to our customer base," said Guy Andrysick, executive vice president, Global Sales and Marketing. "We're seeing an increasing number of new vehicles coming with the new refrigerant and view this as a growing opportunity.""Around the world, automobile manufacturers are converting their vehicles to Solstice yf because it offers comparable cooling efficiency, is easy to implement and has a global warming potential that is 99.9 percent lower than the previous global standard for air conditioning, R134a," said George Koutsaftes, global business director, Honeywell Refrigerants. "AAG has longstanding relationships in the auto aftermarket as well as a proven North America distribution network. We are proud to partner with them in the U.S. and Canada to make Solstice yf available broadly to automotive professionals. Honeywell has established partnerships with aftermarket distributors across Europe and now in the U.S. and Canada to ensure broad availability of the new refrigerant."Solstice yf refrigerant is already widely used by the auto industry. There are more than three million automobiles on the road using Solstice yf, and by the end of 2015 that number is expected to grow to more than five million. Third-party data shows that widespread adoption globally of Solstice yf would have the greenhouse gas equivalent of permanently removing more than 30 million cars from the road worldwide, or about 3 percent of the total global fleet.Armored AutoGroup Inc. is a leading provider of car care products for the automotive aftermarket. It is most well known for its Armor All®, STP® and A/C PRO® brands. For information on where to find your nearest Solstice yf distributor please contact more information about Honeywell's innovative line of refrigerants, which includes non-ozone-depleting and low-global-warming-potential products, please visit Performance Materials and Technologies is a global leader in developing and manufacturing advanced materials and process technologies. These materials and technologies are used by people every day in a wide range of industries and applications, from petroleum refining to environmentally friendlier refrigerants to bullet-resistant vests. Our advanced materials are critical in the manufacture of products ranging from nylon to computer chips to pharmaceutical packaging. Process technologies developed by our UOP business form the foundation for most of the world's refiners, efficiently producing gasoline, diesel, jet fuel and petrochemicals. UOP is now pioneering technology to produce real fuels from renewable energy sources.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. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. 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