Research & Development Honeywell Opens New Technology Center in India
Honeywell opened a new technology center in India, further expanding its technology, development capabilities in key areas including refining, petrochemical, low-global-warming and nylon technologies and applications.
Gurgaon/India – The facility in Gurgaon, India, features pilot plants for developing and demonstrating refining and petrochemical process technology by UOP, part of Honeywell's Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT) strategic business group. The center will also perform other product and application development for PMT, including fluorine and nylon technologies. Honeywell invested $34 million in the 8,830-square-meter (95,000-square-foot) center.
“Facility Brings Research and Development Closer to Customers”
"This new facility will allow Honeywell to put its vast resources to work in collaboration with some of the brightest engineering minds in India," said Rajeev Gautam, president and CEO of Honeywell´s UOP, who officially opened the center at a ceremony attended by Shri Jaipal Reddy, India's Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, and other dignitaries. "It brings the development of key technologies closer to our customers in the region and complements our other technology centers around the world."