KENDALLVILLE, IND. (July 10, 1:45 p.m. ET) — Johnson Controls Inc. will close a plant in Kendallville, Ind., that produces injection molded parts, the Kendallville News-Sun reports.
The plant, which employs 170 workers, will close Aug. 31. The plant previously was owned by Plastech Engineered Products Inc., which filed for bankruptcy in 2008. Johnson Controls subsequently acquired some of Plastech's factories.
Johnson Controls, of Glendale, Wis., ranks No. 7 on the Automotive News list of the top 100 global suppliers with worldwide parts sales to automakers of $21.3 billion in fiscal 2011.