India: Partnership Honeywell Partners With Indian Manufacturer to Increase Supply Of Low-Global-Warming-Potential Auto Refrigerant
Honeywell announced that it has entered into a supply agreement and technology license with an Indian manufacturer to produce Honeywell Solstice Yf, an automobile refrigerant with a global warming potential of less than 1.
Mumbai/India – Honeywell will license its proprietary process technologies to produce the refrigerant to Navin Fluorine International Limited (NFIL), which will manufacture Solstice yf in India exclusively for Honeywell. Small-scale production is expected to begin by the end of 2016.
This agreement is in line with Honeywell’s commitment to meet growing demand through a robust global supply infrastructure. Honeywell and its key suppliers are investing approximately $300 million to increase global production capacity for Solstice yf, including the construction of a new, world-scale manufacturing plant using new process technology at the company’s existing Geismar, La., refrigerants manufacturing site.