Honeywell invests in Ex-Or
Investing in Ex-Or — Mike Southgate (managing director of Honeywell ED&S, left) and Neil Jones (managing director of Ex-Or).
Following its recent acquisition of Ex-Or, Honeywell has announced significant investment to increase manufacturing capacity by 50% over the next 18 months. Ex-Or currently employs 34 people at its surface-mount manufacturing and assembly operation at Haydock on Merseyside. Work is also being carried out to treble the occupancy space of the sales and administration base at Haydock. It currently employs 40 people, and Ex-Or expects to conduct significant recruiting over the next 12 months. Neil Jones, managing director of Ex-Or, says, ‘This shows that with Honeywell’s backing, Ex-Or will flourish. Honeywell has demonstrated its commitment to accelerating growth and extending our global reach. The investment means we’ll be able to dramatically expand and enhance our offering to better serve our existing and new customers.’ Ex-Or is currently enjoying record sales of its lighting controls and lighting-management system in the UK and, increasingly, in global market.