Honeywell International Inc. is an American publicly traded, multinational conglomerate headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. It primarily operates in four areas of business: Aerospace, Building technologies, Performance Materials & Technologies (PMT), and Safety & Productivity Solutions (SPS).Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company, and was ranked 77th in 2018. The company has a global workforce of approximately 110,000 workers, with approximately 44,000 employed in the United States. The current chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) is Darius Adamczyk.The company's current name, Honeywell International Inc., is the product of a merger in which Honeywell Inc. was acquired by AlliedSignal in 1999. The company headquarters were consolidated with AlliedSignal's headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey; however, the combined company chose the name "Honeywell" because of the considerable brand recognition. Honeywell was a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average index from 1999 to 2008. Prior to 1999, its corporate predecessors were included dating back to 1925, including early entrants in the computing and thermostat industries.