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12/19/2013

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Honeywell Safety Products Launches New North GX-8 Series of Safety Eyewear



Sleek Steel Frames Deliver Sophisticated Style While Wraparound Coverage Ensures Excellent Protection

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — HoneywellSafety Products has launched the new North brand GX-8 series ofsafety eyewear. The semi-frameless style features sleek, nickel-free, brushed steel frames for a sophisticated look, and 8-base wraparound lenses for optimum coverage and protection. Available in five lens tints and with optional Fog-Ban® coating, the GX-8 delivers superior versatility to protect workers’ eyes in nearly any application.

“The GX-8 eyewear is a fantastic new option for individuals who value performance, comfort and style on the job,” said Kevin Beckerdite, product marketing manager for eye and face protection, Honeywell Safety Products. “Workers who feel comfortable and confident in their safety eyewear are proven more likely to wear it. The GX-8 series is the perfect option for anyone seeking a winning combination of comfort and protection along with modern, sophisticated styling.”

The GX-8 series features spring-hinge temples, an adjustable padded nosepiece and non-slip temples to ensure a secure, custom fit and all-day comfort. Lens tint options include Clear, Amber, TSR Gray, Silver Mirror and Indoor/Outdoor Silver Mirror to protect in virtually any type of lighting. The style’s lenses feature hardcoat to resist scratches and prolong lens life. Fog-Ban® lens coating is optional on Clear and TSR Gray lenses to promote optimal visual clarity in hot, humid and variable environments where fogging is common. GX-8 eyewear provides 99.9% ultraviolet protection and is certified to the requirements of the ANSI Z87.1-2010 and CSA Z94.3 standards.

The North GX-8 series of safety eyewear is available now through major safety equipment distributors in the Americas. Contact Honeywell Safety Products customer care at 800-430-5490 for additional information and locations where it may be purchased. More information about the complete family of North® eye safety products is available at www.honeywellsafety.com.

About Honeywell Safety Products

Honeywell Safety Products (HSP), a global manufacturer of leading personal protective equipment (PPE) and provider of safety solutions, helps company employees make safer decisions on their own and build an enduring culture of safety. With world class brands such as Honeywell®, Uvex®, North®, Howard Leight®, Miller®, Fibre-Metal® and Servus®, HSP offers a full range of quality PPE, including: protective clothing; fall and hearing protection products; solutions that protect hands, head, feet, eyes and face; along with respiratory, welding, first-aid, lockout/tagout and traffic safety equipment. Lead them to safety—visit www.honeywellsafety.com/culture to learn more.

About Honeywell

Honeywell (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; turbochargers; and performance 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 uncertainties, 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. We identify the principal risks and uncertainties that affect our performance in our Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.



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