A broad global presence is critical to Honeywell’s growth and enables us to better understand and address the challenges that our customers face. Continuing our globalization efforts has been a key pillar of Honeywell’s Growth Initiative for the past decade, and, today, approximately 55% of our revenues are now generated outside the U.S.
Honeywell is headquartered in Morris Township, New Jersey, and we employ more than 69,000 employees in our research and development centers, manufacturing facilities and administrative offices across the region. Throughout the U.S., Mexico, Canada and Brazil we have vast talent resources that are generating significant results every day and innovating on key projects.
Examples of major projects include a complete overhaul and modernization of the Los Angeles, CA city wastewater treatment system using integrated Honeywell controls to simplify operations and reduce environmental risks. Honeywell is also working closely with Petrobras in Brazil as it expands its diesel production capacity and commissions new offshore vessels to process natural gas off the coast of Brazil.
Since 1935, China has been critical to Honeywell’s growth and innovation strategies. Today, we have around 12,000 employees located in 20 cities, including five major technology centers in Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Nanjing and Chingqing with more than 1,400 scientists and engineers focused on research and development, engineering and design.
Our successes in China are many. Honeywell is playing a major role in the growth of China’s aviation industry, providing fly-by-wire flight controls, wheel and brake systems, auxiliary power units and the inertial reference and air data systems for the new C919 platform from Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. (COMAC), and Green Jet Fuel made from Honeywell technology powered the first biofuel flight in the region in 2011. Honeywell has also been selected to develop and implement China’s first smart grid pilot project and feasibility study for managing energy use in commercial buildings.
Honeywell’s presence in India dates back to the 1930s, when refining technology from Honeywell’s UOP was commissioned in India’s very first refinery in the state of Assam. Today, the region is an integral part of Honeywell’s global growth strategy. With more than 12,000 employees, it operates state-of-the-art engineering and manufacturing facilities in Pune, Guragon, Chennai and Dehradun for automation control solutions, turbochargers, and refining. Honeywell also has global centers of excellence for technology and product development across the region. Honeywell recently developed the world’s first turbo technology for a 2-cylinder micro-diesel engine, which is helping to drive a new chapter of ultra fuel-efficient micro vehicles for the growing region.
Honeywell continues to build its manufacturing, engineering, and sales capabilities across the Asia Pacific region. Each of our businesses – Aerospace, Automation and Control Solutions, Performance Materials and Technologies, and Transportation Systems – is growing and expanding its operations in this region. Today, we have around 6,000 employees.
Our footprint in this region includes turbo operations in Korea and Japan where we are working with major car and truck manufacturers to provide tailored turbocharging solutions for local markets and global customers, as well as semiconductor manufacturing operations for our Electronic Materials business in Thailand, Korea and Japan. The Honeywell Process Solutions and Building Solutions businesses employ more than 100 engineers and technicians designing automation and control software in our research and development center in Sydney, Australia, and Honeywell’s UOP has established a design and operations center in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to serve oil and gas customers across Southeast Asia.
Today there are more than 32,000 employees representing Honeywell’s four businesses across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and our footprint continues to expand. Honeywell has 23 research and development centers in the region that are innovating for key EMEA trends, including smart grid solutions that can cut peak energy use in commercial and industrial facilities and advanced turbos that will help customer to reach new emissions and fuel efficiency standards without compromising on power and performance. As concerns grow over the projected increase in air travel across Europe and the globe, we are utilizing the expertise from our Aerospace and Automation Control Systems businesses to develop a modernized infrastructure that would allow people and aircraft to be moved into, around and out of airports faster, safer and in a more efficient manner – saving time and fuel, and delivering a better experience for travelers.