On Nov. 6, Honeywell announced in a statement that the company is going to pitch in when it comes to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. According to the press release, the company is donating more than $600,000 in first responder products to aid in relief and recovery efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
“As the world’s leading provider of personal protective equipment, we are deeply committed to worker safety and to helping those on the front lines of rescue and recovery efforts remain safe,” Honeywell Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dave Cote said in the release. “Honeywell employees work and live in these communities, these are our own hometowns and we feel a sense of responsibility to support the first responders there.”
Honeywell's announcement comes on the heels of
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