Honeywell Announces Sasol Standardizes German Plant with Honeywell's Experion PKS

  • July 21, 2003
  • Honeywell Process Solutions
  • News
Chemical Manufacturer Commits to Two-Year Service and Management ContractPHOENIX, July 21, 2003 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Industry Solutions today announced that Sasol Germany GmbH Moers has signed a contract to standardize all of its plant operations on Honeywell's Experion PKS(tm) Process Knowledge System(tm). Sasol has purchased Value Plus, Honeywell's softwareenhancement and support program for Experion PKS systems, as well as parts management and site services. Experion PKS will preserve Sasol Moers' investment in automation and boost operational efficiency.The standardization will also provide for faster, more accurate troubleshooting, which will minimize downtime and increase systemavailability. The site-wide project began in March 2003 and will run through mid-2005.This contract, one of several between Honeywell and Sasol, complements previous automation and re-instrumentation projects at the Moers site. At Sasol Moers, Experion PKS employs the latest technology to streamline operations and improve efficiency throughout the plant, and has improvedproblem tracking, simplified delivery compliance and enhanced parts and licenses management during projects. Honeywell's solutions also help Sasol Moers attain preferred pricing on software functionality additions and aid in smooth, automatic migration to new software releases.Of the project, Jerry Walker, Vice President of Industry Solutions Europe, Middle East and Africa said, "Our work with Sasol clearly illustrates the many benefits of Experion PKS technology. In particular, the standardization process at Sasol Moers is seamless due to Experion's ability to integrate a variety of installed systems onto one platform."Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sasol is an integrated oil and gas company with substantial chemical interests. The group has operations in South Africa, The United Sates, Europe and Asia.Experion PKS embeds three decades of Honeywell process control, asset management, and domain expertise into a unified Process Knowledge System(tm)architecture. Capturing and managing previously untapped process information in a single Process Knowledge Solution(tm). Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader based in Morris Township, N.J. With 2002 revenues of $22 billion, the company serves customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; specialty chemicals; fibers; and electronic and advanced materials. The company's shares are traded on the New York, London, Chicagoand Pacific Stock Exchanges. Honeywell is one of the 30 stocks that comprise the Dow Jones Industrial Average; it is also a component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. For additional information, please visit Honeywell Industry Solutions is part of Honeywell's Automation and Control Solutions group, a global leader in providing productand service solutions that improve efficiency and profitability, supportregulatory compliance, and maintain safe, comfortable environments in homes, buildings and industry. For more information about Industry Solutions, access release contains forward-looking statements as defined in Section 21Eof the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements about future business operations, financial performance and market conditions. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties inherent inbusiness forecasts as further described in our filings under the Securities Exchange Act.Experion PKS(tm), Process Knowledge System(tm) and Process Knowledge Solution(tm) are trademarks of Honeywell International Inc.

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