Honeywell said Wednesday that it signed an agreement with Magnetrol International, a supplier of level and flow measurement equipment, to enhance its terminal market product portfolio with Magnetrols expertise in safety and compliance.
The new partnership will include the incorporation of Magnetrols spillage prevention and tank overfill protection products into Honeywell Enraf Safety Solutions Alarm Scout service group, the company said.
Honeywell says it weeks to ensure its customers are able to operate terminals safely and comply with increasing stringent regulation and environmental standards
The Alarm Scout product portfolio is designed to allow users to automatically collect performance data and be alerted of system trouble-spots.
The new partnership is a further step into bringing Honeywell customers an all-encompassing safety solution, with the enhanced instruments available for purchase from March 2012, the company said.
Not only is it of upmost priority to ensure workers are able to operate within a secure and safe environment, its also important that equipment is aimed at reducing plant down times and increasing efficiencies, said John Heiser, chief operating officer of Magnetrol.
By partnering with Honeywell Enraf, we can combine our understanding of the process market along with Honeywells reach into the terminal market to spread this message and improve industrial safety and preparation for future events, Heiser added.
Increased awareness of the regulation in protecting workers and the environment has led to a drive in the adoption of process safety solutions in recent years said Tony Tielen, vice president and general manager of engineered field solutions at Honeywell Process Solutions.
We partnered with Magnetrol due to their deep expertise and market knowledge in the process safety industry. Enhancing our products using Magnetrol technology will bring significant benefits to our customers looking to apply their awareness into the real working environment.