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Wood Adopts Connected Worker Solution by Honeywell Forge

By Ken Briodagh
May 14, 2020

According to a recent release, Honeywell Forge Workforce Productivity is being adopted by Wood, an energy company. The connected worker solution enabled by Honeywell Forge is designed to help improve decision-making, boost productivity and enhance safety for industrial workers.

Using hands-free devices and leveraging technology such as augmented reality, Honeywell Connected Worker’s intelligent wearables reportedly combine a heads-up display and voice control with workflow software and plant and process data. Honeywell said it is working with Wood to equip its frontline workforce in the energy industry with instant access to the knowledge and information needed to streamline operations, ensure uptime and enable business continuity.

“Honeywell Forge Workforce Productivity is one of the key components of our connected operations and worker programs. Wood is harnessing the collective ingenuity of our people using disruptive technologies to solve our clients’ biggest challenges,” said Darren Martin, Wood’s chief technology officer. “The technology is central to ensuring Wood and our clients are future ready, now.”

“Operators across industries are recognizing the value of digitizing workflows, enabling workers with collaboration tools and connecting workers to live data so they can make better decisions, work more effectively and be safer whether on site or while working remotely,” said Sunil Pandita, VP and GM, Honeywell Connected Industrial. “Honeywell Forge dramatically enhances workers’ daily experience by combining our process expertise with people enablement technologies, especially in today’s global business environment.”

To date, the technology has been deployed on offshore rigs in the UK North Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, and on Alaska’s North Slope as well as at onshore processing facilities in the U.K., U.S., Canada and the Middle East.


Ken Briodagh is a storyteller, writer and editor with about two decades of experience under his belt. He is in love with technology and if he had his druthers would beta test everything from shoe phones to flying cars.

Edited by Ken Briodagh

Editorial Director

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