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New contract for JCI workers heads off potential strike in Ontario


August 25, 2014 3:17 pm ET

About 300 unionized workers at a Johnson Controls Inc. interiors plant in Ontario ratified a new three-year contract, heading off a potential strike at the factory and work stoppage at General Motors Co.' Oshawa assembly complex.

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Johnson Controls experiments with color-changing materials, 3-D printing


August 7, 2014 9:47 am ET

Color-changing panels, 3-D printed doors and redesigned storage solutions are a part of Johnson Controls Inc.'s vision for the future of automotive interiors.

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Motus Integrated Technologies formed to run former JCI headliners business


June 3, 2014 1:14 pm ET

Motus Integrated Technologies, backed by private equity firm Atlas Holdings LLC, will have its North American headquarters in Holland, Mich.

JCI opens Czech car parts factory


May 21, 2014 12:24 pm ET

U.S. automotive interior supplier Johnson Controls Inc. has launched a new production facility in Česká Lípa, in the Czech Republic's north.

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JCI forming JV with China's Yanfeng Automotive Trim


May 18, 2014 11:21 am ET

Johnson Controls Inc. and SAIC's Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co. Ltd. are forming a global joint venture that will be the world's largest supplier of automotive interiors.

JCI secures $303 million loan in Europe to strengthen training, equipment


March 4, 2014 9:33 am ET

Auto seating supplier Johnson Controls Inc. is set to strengthen its R&D capacity and vocational training with a European Investment Bank loan of 220 million euros ($303 million).

Sale of JCI's headliners and visors unit may signal more turmoil for interiors


February 24, 2014 11:45 am ET

A deal to sell Johnson Controls Inc.'s headliners and sun visors unit will allow the company to focus more tightly on its strengths: batteries and seats, but offers worrisome hints that the auto industry's interiors sector -- which includes headliners, instrument panels, door panels and the like -- remains a financial black hole.

JCI to sell headliner, sun visor business to private equity firm


February 19, 2014 10:49 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. plans to sell its headliner and sun visor business to an affiliate of Atlas Holdings LLC, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn.

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Johnson Controls expands seating foam production in Mexico


February 19, 2014 2:32 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. has opened a 100,000-square-foot automotive seat foam plant in Queretaro, Mexico. The plant will provide molded polyurethane foam seating components for major automakers in central Mexico, the company announced Feb. 17....

Visteon becomes a global player in auto interior electronics


January 29, 2014 11:18 am ET

With the $265 million acquisition of Johnson Controls Inc.'s electronics unit — which makes instrument clusters, infotainment displays and body electronics — Visteon Corp. estimates that its electronics operation will generate annual sales of $3 billion.

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