www.EmploymentCrossing.com New Jersey-based Honeywell announced that it will provide the major mechanical systems for Airbus’s new long-range, wide-body A350 aircraft. The contract is worth $16 billion in revenue for Honeywell over the projected 20- to 25-year life of the program. It is the largest systems and equipment package Airbus has awarded to date. As part of the agreement, Honeywell will design and build an auxiliary power unit and provide the APU Installation Kit and APU Starter-Generator. These integrated systems supply pneumatic and electric power for the aircraft while on the ground or in flight. The company will also provide integrated systems to manage all of the air used on the aircraft for environmental control, including cabin heating and cooling, and cabin pressurization for increased passenger comfort and safety. Airbus’ A350 XWB is a long range, mid-sized, wide-body family of airliners currently under development, designed to compete with the Boeing 777 and Boeing 787. Honeywell International is a $34 billion 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.

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