Honeywell Adds Gas Detection To Fire Portfolio
Based in Uster, Switzerland, Zellweger Analytics manufactures toxic and flammable gas detection systems. The company has nearly 40 years of experience in the design and manufacture of innovative gas detection products for use in semiconductor, industrial and oil and gas industries. Zellweger Analytics’ products help ensure the safety of employees, protect high-value assets and prevent costly plant shutdowns. Zellweger Analytics maintains offices throughout Europe, Asia-Pacific and in the United States. “The gas detection industry is a growing, billion-dollar industry and Zellweger Analytics is a well-established and respected company in this market,” said Mark Levy, president of Honeywell Life Safety, in a statement. “By acquiring Zellweger Analytics, Honeywell has the opportunity to enter the worldwide gas detection marketplace with a leading brand portfolio and a large international customer base.” ellweger Analytics’ gas detection technology offers Honeywell a complement to its existing fire systems and sensors portfolio and will enhance its sensing and detecting capabilities. After the acquisition, Zellweger Analytics, which has annual sales of approximately $US170 million, will become part of the Life Safety business unit within Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions (ACS).