CP50: Honeywell Specialty Materials
Honeywell Specialty Materials is a business unit of Honeywell International Inc. The company provides high-performance specialty materials. It has research and development facilities around the world, including labs in Germany, New York, California and Shanghai. The company employs approximately 10,000 people at more than 80 manufacturing and sales facilities worldwide. Honeywell Specialty Materials began as Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation in 1920 when Washington Post publisher Eugene Meyer and scientist William Nichols consolidated five American chemical companies with headquarters in New York City. In 1928, Allied opened a synthetic ammonia plant in Hopewell, Va. Today, Honeywell still has operations in Hopewell.
president and CEO
Andreas Kramvis was named president and chief executive officer of Honeywell Specialty Materials in March 2008. Specialty Materials, a $4.9 billion strategic business group of Honeywell based in Morristown, N.J., is a global leader in providing customers with high-performance specialty materials, including fluorine products; specialty films and additives; advanced fibers and composites; intermediates; specialty chemicals; electronic materials and chemicals; and technologies and materials for petroleum refining.
vice president and CIO
Tom Fountain joined Honeywell Specialty Materials as vice president and chief information officer in April 2005. Previously he was the vice president and CIO for the Engine, Systems & Services Business Unit of Honeywell Aerospace. He joined Honeywell International in July 2002 from Dell Computer Corp. where he most recently was the director of Architecture for Dell Managed Services. Fountain also served as director of Product Management for Dells Deployment Services where he headed the product introduction of large-scale technology deployment services.
Chairman and CEO, Honeywell International
Dave Cote was first elected president, CEO and a member of the Board of Honeywell International in February 2002. He was named chairman of the Board of Directors on July 1, 2002. Cote came to Honeywell from TRW, a $16 billion products and services provider for the automotive, aerospace, and information technology markets, where he joined as president in 1999. He was subsequently named CEO in 2001 and chairman in 2002. Cote joined TRW from General Electric, where he served 25 years, progressing through a series of positions in manufacturing, finance, marketing, strategic planning, and general management. He was appointed to his last position at GE - corporate senior vice president and president and CEO of GE Appliances - in 1996.
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- Honeywell Specialty Materials
- 101 Columbia Rd.
- Morristown, N.J. 07962-2497