Honeywell, a global technology leader, based in North Carolina, has acquired Houston based Rebellion Photonics, which provides intelligent, innovative, visual gas monitoring solutions that maximize safety, operational performance, emissions mitigation and compliance in the petrochemical, oil and gas, and power industries.
The acquired Rebellion Photonics will become a part of Honeywell’s Safety and Productivity Solutions business. Safety and Productivity Solutions business provides a wide range of gas detection technologies, safety gear, mobility solutions, and software to help workers stay safe and more efficient.
The acquisition also allows Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies business to process manufacturing customers to improve safety and compliance.
Rebellion Photonics supports the oil & gas industries with an intelligent monitoring system to incorporate a refined AI-driven software platform that alerts plant operators if a gas leak, fire, or security issue is detected and also provides detailed analytics. Rebellion’s technology also offers a cost-effective monitoring solution by reducing the need to install, maintain, and calibrate sensors throughout a site. The company’s business partners include some of the world’s largest oil and gas, petrochemical and power companies, and its solutions are deployed at refineries, offshore platforms, pipelines, oil rigs, and power plants.
Prominent investments by Honeywell are mentioned below:
- July 2019: Honeywell has acquired TruTrak Flight Systems, a leader in autopilots for experimental, light-sport, and certified aircraft. TruTrak helps Honeywell to deliver affordable technologies to the experimental and general aviation markets.
- November 2018: Honeywell completed the acquisition of Germany-based Transnorm, a warehouse automation solutions provider. The acquired Transnorm is a part of Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS).
October 2018: Honeywell has completed its spin-off of Resideo Technologies, Honeywell’s former Homes and ADI Global Distribution business.
About Rebellion Photonics
The Rebellion was founded in 2009 in Houston, the USA. It provides a patented gas cloud imaging system that incorporates cameras and proprietary hyperspectral imaging technology to pinpoint the cause of a leak, and also measures the volume and concentration of gases. The company is a pioneer in supporting real-time fire detection and surveillance monitoring solutions to keep plants and the workforce safe.
About Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions
Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS) provide the world’s leading hardware and software technology solutions to improve production efficiency and asset performance of petrochemical industries. The company has more than 60 years of experience in delivering fixed and portable gas and fire detection solutions for industrial, commercial, and governmental applications where there may be human exposure to toxic or flammable gases.
Honeywell SPS is helping its clients with products, software, and connected solutions that improve efficiency, workplace safety, and asset performance for global customers. The company delivers SPS through mobile devices, software, cloud technology, and automation solutions, the widest range of personal protective equipment and gas detection technology, switches and controls, and with the help of custom-engineered sensors.
Honeywell is a North Carolina based Fortune 100 technology company that delivers industry-specific products and services across the globe. The company provides aerospace products and services; control & safety technologies for buildings and industry; and performance materials worldwide. Honeywell’s technology helps aircraft, buildings, manufacturing plants, supply chains, petroleum plants, and workers become more connected to make the world smarter, safer, and more sustainable.