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Honeywell: Overview

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The Legend of Honeywell, by Jeffrey L. Rodengen.
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.: Write Stuff Syndicate, c1995.
MNHS call number: Folio HD 9729 .H59 R63 1995

Honeywell, Inc., Corporate Records
The collection relates primarily to Honeywell's control systems business, especially to thermostats and related controls for home heating plants, and to autopilots and related aeronautical equipment and devices for airplanes. A smaller portion of the collection is concerned with the company's information systems (computer) business.
MNHS call number:  Digital Finding Aid

All Together Now, Happy Centennial, edited by Judy Haaversen.
Minneapolis, Minn.: Honeywell, Inc., 1985. 
Honeywell world centennial issue, which includes a history of the company.
MNHS call number: Folio HD 9729 .H59 A634 1985 

Overview

This Minneapolis-based multinational corporation began more than one hundred years ago as a manufacturer of heat-regulating mechanisms called "thermostats."

In 1927, when Minneapolis Heat Regulator Company merged with the Honeywell Heating Specialty Company, the resulting company was named Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company. The new company continued to expand, acquiring leading companies in the fields of scientific instruments and controls, moving into global markets, and entering into the manufacture of munitions, aerospace, information, and security systems. In 1963, the company name was changed to Honeywell, Inc.

In 1999, Honeywell, Inc. merged with AlliedSignal, and the corporate headquarters re-located to New Jersey.

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