Honeywell expands security business

April 2005 News

Honeywell announced in February that it will introduce ADI, a leading security and low voltage products distribution business with over 100 United States branch locations, into the international market.

ADI International will begin the international expansion by establishing 31 offices in 11 countries. The initial countries served will be: The Netherlands, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovak Republic and South Africa.

"We want to be the partner of choice for security dealers and installers throughout Europe," says Ben Cornett, president of Honeywell Security. "Our strategy is to help our customers grow with the products they need, and also provide the best possible service and support. ADI International will answer these needs by allowing customers easy access to a wide range of products throughout Europe, with enhanced delivery service and outstanding support."

ADI International is already a successful distributor in North America. According to Tom Polson, president of ADI International, "ADI International offers customers its own unique blend of convenience and service. We also offer a wide choice of products from hundreds of security manufacturers, providing a one stop shopping solution."

Michael Flink will lead ADI International operations in Europe from its headquarters in Purmerend, The Netherlands. Flink was formerly vice president of marketing and operations for ADI International in North America.

For more information contact Mike Emery, Honeywell Security, 011 574 2505, 011 574 2515,,

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