Honeywell boosts security, fire portfolio by acquiring Xtralis

April 28, 2016
Xtralis specializes in aspirating smoke detection, remote visual monitoring of fire and intrusion threats, perimeter intrusion sensors and video analytics software.

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced that it has completed its acquisition of Xtralis, a global provider of aspirating smoke detection and advanced perimeter security technologies and video analytics software, for $480 million.

The acquired company will be integrated into Honeywell’s Automation and Control Solution strategic business group. Xtralis notes that its aspirating smoke detection solutions protect many Fortune 500 companies, iconic sites, and critical infrastructures worldwide to provide very early warning and verification of threats to speed response time and minimize facility damages and potential injuries.

“The acquisition of Xtralis is a good strategic fit to our current fire detection portfolio and will bring unique capabilities and customer solutions in remote visual verification of fire and intrusion risks, advanced perimeter security technologies, and video analytics software,” says David Paja, president, Honeywell Security and Fire. “This acquisition helps us expand our Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) business and will help enable strong growth in the coming years.”

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