ITT Industries Launches New ITTIND.com Site on the World Wide Web
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ITT Industries
(NYSE: IIN), a global diversified manufacturing company, announced today
the launch of http://www.ittind.com, its new home on the World Wide Web.
Ittind.com will provide information about the company to an estimated
worldwide on-line population of 37 million people.
"We developed ittind.com as part of our strategy to effectively
communicate to our customers, investors, employees and other key
audiences around the world," said Travis Engen, chairman, president and
chief executive of ITT Industries. "People can now discover our
innovative products, globally balanced businesses and financial
performance by simply clicking to our web site."
"As an analyst who follows ITT Industries closely, I think the
company's web site offers individual investors a reliable and convenient
source of information about the company, its markets and its
businesses," said Jack Kelly, a well-known investment analyst from
The site features advanced graphical design and the latest Web
technologies, including Netscape 3.0, Sun Microsystems' Java, and
Macromedia's "Shockwave" application. Highlights of the site include
free quotes of the company's stock price (NYSE: IIN), a news ticker
offering the latest public information about ITT Industries, an animated
display of an ITT Automotive Anti-Lock Braking System in action, ITT
Fluid Technology's registration area for future product mailings, and an
on-line catalog of ITT Defense & Electronics' Night Vision products.
Among other features offered at ittind.com:
-- A Financial Data section devoted specifically to investors, which
includes an on-line version of ITT Industries' 1995 annual
report, quarterly results announcements, shareholder information,
operating results by division, and details of ITT Industries'
dividend re-investment program.
-- Separate sections for each of ITT Industries' business segments,
including detailed information on products, and links to other
ITT Industries sites, such as ITT Cannon in Santa Ana,
California, ITT Night Vision in Roanoke, Virginia, and ITT Flygt
in Stockholm, Sweden.
-- A News Room, containing a company fact sheet, recent press
releases and past news affecting the company. The News Room is
designed for easy access and navigation by the media.
Ittind.com is enhanced for Netscape 2.5 or higher, allowing users to
rapidly find and retrieve information about the company's financial
performance, products, and services in an entertaining, graphically
innovative format. Navigation through this information-rich site is
simplified by a frame-based architecture that guides the user,
eliminating the common Web hazard of becoming "lost" in a mess of linked
ITT Industries also will continue to develop and update the site to
keep it informative, timely and innovative. For example, stories on
various industry topics will be posted to the site to provide insight
ITT Industries is a worldwide diversified manufacturing company with
1995 sales of $8.4 billion from its three primary businesses. ITT
Industries, through its ITT Automotive subsidiary, is one of the world's
largest independent suppliers of systems and components to automotive
manufacturers. The company, through its ITT Defense & Electronics
business, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of
high technology electronic systems and components for defense and
commercial markets. ITT Industries, through ITT Fluid Technology, is
one of the world's leading manufacturers of products, systems and
services for the movement, measurement, and control of fluids.
In addition to the New York Stock Exchange, ITT Industries' stock is
traded under the symbol (IIN) on the Basel, Bern, Frankfurt, Geneva,
Lausanne, London, Midwest, Pacific and Paris exchanges.
CONTACT: Lisa Boucher for ITT Industries, 212-614-5137 or
http://www.ittind.com -- Web site