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Honeywell Donates New Science and Technology Library to Zhangjiang Experimental High School

2012-01-06 14:07 1562

Goal is to expose students to science and technology, promoting creativity and innovation

SHANGHAI, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON), the leading global developer of automotive turbochargers, and Honeywell Hometown Solutions, the company's corporate citizenship initiative, announced the donation of a new science and technology library to the Zhangjiang Experimental High School. Honeywell continues to seek opportunities to increase students' exposure to the fields of science and technology in order to inspire them to be more creative and innovative in their thinking, particularly in the areas of energy efficiency and safety.

The Zhangjiang Experimental High School was founded 68 years ago and has 1,200 students and 120 teachers, comprising both the middle school and high school departments. The school is located in the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park area and is one of the United Nations' Environment, Population and Development Project member schools.

The mission of Honeywell Hometown Solutions is to improve the communities in which Honeywell employees live, work and raise their families. Its mission also extends to supporting local charities around the world in the areas of science and math education, family safety and security, housing and shelter, habitat and conservation, and humanitarian relief.

"Our strategic contributions through Honeywell Hometown Solutions, coupled with the volunteer efforts of our employees, enables us to engage local communities and work with them to address issues and tackle challenges," said Gao Dinggui, general manager of Honeywell Turbo Technologies China, which is the Honeywell business unit requesting the grant to fund the library.

"China needs a large pool of science and technology talent to support its fast-growing industry development," said Gao. "We hope this library will give students even greater exposure to science and technology, particularly in energy efficiency and safety which we see as vital areas for development around the world."

Honeywell Turbo Technologies is the leading automotive turbocharger developer in the world, and is a business unit of Honeywell Transportation Systems. As a leading automotive supplier, Honeywell Transportation Systems enhances vehicle performance, efficiency and appearance through state-of-the-art technologies.

Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; performance materials and technologies. Honeywell has a long history in China that goes back to 1935 when it established the first franchise in Shanghai. Today, all of Honeywell's four Strategic Business Groups are represented in China, and all of them have relocated their Asia Pacific headquarters to China. Over the years, Honeywell has set up subsidiaries and joint ventures in over 20 cities across the country. Honeywell employs over 11,000 people in China. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywell.com.cn.

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Source: Honeywell
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