OFFENBACH, Germany, -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced it has signed an agreement with Bayer Technology Services (BTS), a leader in operator training systems (OTS). Together the companies will cooperate to deliver dynamic process simulation and other training systems for deployment in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
BTS has developed multiple simulation studies and training systems in response to the growing need in the chemical industry for safe, reliable and efficient design and operations., BTS' experience in developing and commissioning training simulators combined with Honeywell Process Solutions' (HPS) software and consulting services results in a unique offering for customers who will benefit from priority HPS support and solutions. Acting as a single point of contact, the partnership will support BTS for faster project execution and will give both parties flexibility in staffing.
"There is a need for sophisticated and reliable controls to support operator training in the chemical pharmaceutical industries," said Orhan Genis, vice president sales EMEA, HPS. "BTS has developed several highly successful training systems which, coupled with our consultation and best-in-class software licenses, will give our customers an extremely efficient and comprehensive OTS service."
Dr. Christine Maul, vice president Advanced Manufacturing Solutions Bayer Technology Services, commented: "The agreement to partner with HPS demonstrates our shared commitment to give our customers the ability to operate safely using the latest training systems and process controls. We look forward to implementing our shared services within the dynamic chemical and petrochemical industries."
Honeywell International 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; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell's shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges.
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