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Top Selling Sperian A700 Series Eyewear Style Now Offers Expanded Slim Size Offering


A700 Slim eyewear

Smithfield, RI (May 25, 2011) – Honeywell Safety Products (HSP), a global leader in personal protective equipment (PPE), today announced it has introduced the A700 Slim eyewear for workers with small or narrow facial profiles. The A700 Slim eyewear is the latest product introduction based on the popular A700 Series family of safety eyewear.

“Capitalizing on the success of the original A700 Series, we designed the A700 Slim to provide a better fitting option for the segment of the workforce with narrow facial profiles,” said Kevin Beckerdite, product manager, HSP Americas. “And, because we design and test all of our products to the highest safety standards, safety managers can rely on the A700 Slim to provide maximum protection and style, all at an affordable price.”

The A700 Slim combines the same stylish shape and proportions as the A700, but at a 10% smaller size for a close, more comfortable fit for wearers with narrow facial profiles. As part of the A700 Series, the A700 Slim continues the tradition of delivering a cost effective safety eyewear solution that combines aggressive styling with high protection standards.

The lightweight, secure, wrap-around, 9-base lens design provides substantial coverage and a distortion-free, 180-degree field of vision. The universal nose bridge and soft sport temple tip pads ensure all-day comfort.

A700 Slim eyewear is available in six lens tints and two lens coating options to meet a variety of indoor and outdoor work applications: Clear Hardcoat; TSR® Gray Hardcoat; Amber Hardcoat; Blue Mirror Hardcoat; Indoor/ Outdoor Silver Mirror Hardcoat; Clear Fog-Ban® and TSR Gray Fog-Ban. The protective Hardcoat offers excellent scratch resistance and helps maximize the life of the eyewear. Fog-Ban anti-fog coating helps minimize fogging and keep lenses clear in extreme or humid conditions.

The entire A700 Series meets ANSI Z87+ (High Impact) and is certified to CSA Z94.3 standards and is available through most distributors. Additional information about the A700 Slim and our complete line of safety eyewear is available at: www.sperian.com

Sperian is now Honeywell.

About Honeywell Safety Products

With customers across many heavy and light industries globally, Honeywell Safety Products improves workplace safety by providing workers with personal protection solutions from leading brands Honeywell, Uvex, North, Miller, Fibre-Metal, Howard Leight and Servus. We accomplish this through an innovative, differentiated, head-to-toe product offering that is service-oriented, easy-to-buy locally for selling partners, designed and manufactured to worker specifications, and in compliance with industry standards.

About Honeywell

Honeywell International (www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit www.honeywellnow.com.

This release contains certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intends, expects, projects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon certain assumptions and assessments made by our management in light of their experience and their perception of historical trends, current economic and industry conditions, expected future developments and other factors they believe to be appropriate. The forward-looking statements included in this release are also subject to a number of material risks and certainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive, governmental, and technological factors affecting our operations, markets, products, services and prices. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by such forward-looking statements.


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