Honeywell to buy Norcross for $1.2 billion

SSN Staff  - 
Thursday, April 10, 2008

NEWARK, N.J.—Honeywell International on April 11 announced it will buy Norcross Safety Products for $1.2 billion. Norcross makes protective and safety equipment for fire service, utility and general industrial worker segments. Norcross, which had revenues of $609 million in 2007, is based in Morris Township, N.J. The company has 3,000 employees located in Charleston, S.C., Cranston, R.I., Dayton, Ohio, with others in Canada, Mexico and Europe.