Honeywell announced today that it has appointed RKA Applied Solutions as a distributor for Honeywell Analytics gas and flame detection products for industrial and commercial customers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Under the agreement, RKA Applied Solutions will provide sales, service and application support for Honeywell Analytics products and serve petrochemical refineries, manufacturing plants, water treatment facilities and other industrial operations in the four-state region.

“RKA Applied Solutions is highly respected in the instrumentation industry and are welcomed by Honeywell as a representative agency of our life safety product line," said Todd Smith, director of sales for Honeywell Analytics, Americas. "We feel this association will strengthen Honeywell’s regional position by effectively extending our current offering to new customers.”

Honeywell Analytics manufactures a full range of fixed and portable gas detection instrumentation using the industry’s broadest range of sensing technologies, including point infrared, open-path IR, electrochemical, catalytic bead, photoionization and colorimetric Chemcassette.

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Honeywell Industrial Safety (HIS), part of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions, provides comprehensive solutions to help organizations manage workplace safety in an increasingly complex world. HIS helps organizations with connected, real-time safety intelligence to respond to safety threats, manage risk to the business and improve productivity. In addition to offering the broadest range of industrial safety products — from personal protection gear for a worker’s eyes, ears and heads,  to fall protection harnesses and respiratory protection, software, first responder gear and toxic gas monitors — HIS helps organizations make better decisions by connecting sensors throughout customers' operations to deliver an accurate picture of safety at all times.