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Honeywell International is a technology and manufacturing company operating in four segments: Aerospace, Automation and Control Solutions, Specialty Materials, and Transportation Systems.

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An S and P 500 company, Honeywell has a market cap of $29.5 billion (11/11/09) and traces its roots back to 1885.

Company website: [1]

The company history is well described on the website: [2]

Briefly Honeywell includes Allied Chemical one of the oldest US chemical companies and once famous for its lighted sign on Times Square. Hence, the company is big in electronic controls technology, but its specialty materials operation is grounded in the chemical industry.

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