Profile: Johnson Controls Inc (JCI)
6 May 2015
Johnson Controls, Inc. (Johnson Controls), incorporated on July 31, 1900, is a diversified technology company. The Company creates products, services and solutions for buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. The Company's business segments include Building Efficiency and Power Solutions. The Building Efficiency business is engaged in designing, producing, marketing and installing heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, security and mechanical equipment. The Power Solutions business is a supplier of lead-acid automotive batteries for every type of passenger car, light truck and utility vehicle.
Building Efficiency is engaged in delivering integrated control systems, mechanical equipment, services and solutions for non-residential buildings and residential properties with operations in 59 countries. Building Efficiency sells its control systems, mechanical equipment and services through the Company’s global network of sales and service offices. Some building controls and mechanical systems are sold to distributors of air-conditioning, refrigeration and commercial heating systems throughout the world.
The Company’s systems include York chillers, industrial refrigeration products, air handlers and other HVAC mechanical equipment that provide heating and cooling in non-residential buildings. The Metasys control system monitors and integrates HVAC equipment with other critical building systems to maximize comfort while reducing energy and operating costs. The Company offers a range of solutions such as performance contracting. In addition, the Global Workplace Solutions segment provides full-time on-site operations staff and real estate and energy consulting services to help customers, especially multi-national companies, reduce costs and improve the performance of their facility portfolios. The Company’s on-site staff performs tasks related to the facility, and manages subcontractors for functions such as food service, cleaning, maintenance and landscaping. The Company also produces air conditioning and heating equipment for the residential market.
The Company in Building Efficiency segment competes with Honeywell International, Inc., Siemens Building Technologies, Schneider Electric SA, United Technologies Corporation, Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited, Daikin Industries, Ltd., Lennox International, Inc., Goodman Global, Inc., GC Midea Holding Co, Ltd., Gree Electric Appliances, Inc., ISS A/S, Sodexo SA and Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc.
Power Solutions services both automotive OEMs and the battery aftermarket by providing energy storage technology, coupled with systems engineering, marketing and service expertise. The Company produces and distributes approximately 135 million lead-acid batteries annually in approximately 55 wholly- and majority-owned manufacturing or assembly plants, distribution centers and sales offices in 20 countries worldwide.
The Company in Power Solutions segment competes with Exide Technologies, GS Yuasa Corporation, Camel Group Company Limited, East Penn Manufacturing Company and Banner Batteries GB Limited.
Johnson Controls Inc
5757 N Green Bay Ave
PO Box 591
MILWAUKEE WI 53201-0591