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Friction Materials LLC, a business division of Honeywell International Inc. (HON - Analyst Report), recently launched Bendix POLICE - a new range of brake pads designed to provide better performance for fleet vehicles in law enforcement agencies.

The new Bendix POLICE semi-metallic brake pads work under extreme driving conditions and are more efficient with their friction formula. The new line of brake pads offers a longer wear life and higher resistance. They help the police fleet vehicles in high speed pursuits and sudden stoppages under extreme conditions. The patented coating ensures favorable performance and reduces brake-in time by up to 75%. The quality standards of Bendix POLICE brake pads are claimed to be superior to other similar products available in the market.

Honeywell continues to benefit from investments in new products. This new brake pad technology is an initiative in this endeavour. With the launch of new products, the company is likely to augment its revenues. The company expects sales for full-year 2013 to be in the range of $38.8 - $39.3 billion.

Honeywell is a global diversified technology and manufacturing company with a wide range of aerospace products and services, control, sensing and security technologies for buildings, homes and industry, turbochargers, automotive products, specialty chemicals, electronic and advanced materials, process technology for refining and petrochemicals, and energy efficient products and solutions for homes, business and transportation.

Honeywell currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Other stocks that look promising in the industry and are worth a look now are ITT Corporation (ITT - Analyst Report), Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI - Snapshot Report) and Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC, Inc (MIC - Snapshot Report), each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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