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2012-10-22 11:21:15

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Spectra Shield(®) ballistic material will be used to improve armor protection on U.S. Army helicopters. The Protective Group, Inc. (TPG), a leading developer and integrator of lightweight composite armor for military aircraft, is incorporating Spectra Shield material into armor upgrades for U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. "Spectra Shield material provides an...

2012-04-03 14:20:25

DODGEVILLE, Wis., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stylish landlubbers and seafarers alike can enjoy an authentic piece of the high seas with Lands' End's exclusive Ella Vickers Tote and Duffel handcrafted in the USA from recycled sailcloth. In a nod to its nautical roots and a testament to its commitment to quality, Lands' End has partnered with Ella Vickers, designer of recycled sailcloth bags and accessories, to create a customized open-top tote and duffel sold exclusively through...

2011-10-18 08:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Spectra Shield® II ballistic materials will be used in combat helmets to protect soldiers in Asia. Dae-Sung Tech Co., Ltd., a Korean body armor manufacturer, will use Spectra Shield II materials in helmets designed to protect soldiers against a variety of threats, including fragments from improvised explosive devices and small-caliber rounds. The material's lightweight...

2011-05-03 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a new ultra-thin Spectra® fiber for high-performance fishing line, offering all the high strength and stretch resistance of Spectra fiber in a slimmer profile that enables smoother casting and better line sensitivity to fish bites. The new product, which is 25 percent thinner than previous Spectra fibers, will allow manufacturers to develop new,...