Profile: Johnson Controls Inc (JCI)
10 Jul 2014
Johnson Controls, Inc. (Johnson Controls), incorporated on July 31, 1900, manufactures, installs and services automatic temperature regulation systems for buildings. The Building Efficiency business is engaged in designing, producing, marketing and installing integrated heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, security and mechanical equipment. The Power Solutions business is a global supplier of lead-acid automotive batteries for virtually every type of passenger car, light truck and utility vehicle. The Automotive Experience business is an automotive supplier, providing interior systems through the Company's design and engineering expertise. In July 2014, Visteon Corp acquired automotive electronics business of Johnson Controls.
Building Efficiency is engaged in delivering integrated control systems, mechanical equipment, services and solutions designed to improve the comfort, safety and energy efficiency of non-residential buildings and residential properties with operations in 59 countries. Building Efficiency sells its control systems, mechanical equipment and services primarily through the Company's global network of sales and service offices. 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 Company also produces air conditioning and heating equipment for the residential market.
The Company competes with Honeywell International, Inc.; Siemens Building Technologies, an operating group of Siemens AG; Schneider Electric SA; Carrier Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation; Trane Incorporated, a subsidiary of Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited; Daikin Industries, Ltd.; Lennox International, Inc.; Goodman Global, Inc; CBRE, Inc.; and Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc.
Automotive Experience designs and manufactures interior products and systems for passenger cars and light trucks, including vans, pick-up trucks and sport/crossover utility vehicles. The business produces automotive interior systems for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operates approximately 240 wholly- and majority-owned manufacturing or assembly plants, with operations in 33 countries worldwide. Automotive Experience products and systems include complete seating systems and components; cockpit systems, including instrument panels and clusters, information displays and body controllers; overhead systems, including headliners and electronic convenience features; floor consoles; and door systems.
The Company competes with Lear Corporation, Faurecia SA and Magna International 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 is the producer of lead-acid automotive batteries, producing and distributing approximately 135 million lead-acid batteries annually in approximately 60 wholly- and majority-owned manufacturing or assembly plants and sales offices in 15 countries worldwide.
The Company competes with Exide Technologies, GS Yuasa Corporation, East Penn Manufacturing Company and Fiamm Group.
Johnson Controls Inc
5757 North Green Bay Avenue,
P.O. Box 591
MILWAUKEE WI 53209-0591
Company Web Links
- UPDATE 2-Unifor to strike JCI if company shuts Ontario plant
- Unifor president vows to strike JCI if company shuts Ontario plant
- EU mergers and takeovers (May 19)
- BRIEF-Huayu Auto's unit signs framework agreement with U.S. firm Johnson Controls
- Johnson Controls divesting auto interiors business to SAIC JV