Johnson Controls recognizes key suppliers for excellence in execution and leadership

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MILWAUKEE, Nov. 8, 2013 – Johnson Controls, a global diversified multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the automotive and building industries, has honored 15 suppliers at its fourth annual Supplier Excellence Recognition awards ceremony. The company recognized its suppliers who have excelled in providing cost savings, quality and service, and demonstrated the values and objectives embraced by Johnson Controls.

Recipients of the Johnson Controls Excellence in Execution Award, which recognizes suppliers for their commitment to quality, delivery, service and cost, are:

  • E.I. DuPont de Nemours (Wilmington, Delaware)
  • Kenwal Steel Company (Dearborn, Michigan)
  • Automatic Spring Products, Corp (Grand Haven, Michigan)
  • E & E Manufacturing (Plymouth, Michigan)
  • Termax Corporation (Lake Zurich, Illinois)

Recipients of the Johnson Controls Leadership Award, which honors suppliers for their contributions in the areas of our values and objectives including innovation, sustainability, continuous improvement, global growth, customer satisfaction, shareholder value and quality, are:

  • Grainger Industrial Supply (Lake Forest, Illinois)
  • Bayer MaterialScience (Leverkusen, Germany)
  • Engineering & Environmental Solutions, LLC (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
  • Everwill Ind. LTD (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)
  • Adecco Group (Switzerland)
  • LeasePlan (Almere, Netherlands
  • DHL (Bonn, Germany)
  • United Refrigeration Group (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
  • Hammond Group, Inc (Hammond, Indiana)
  • Future Electronics (Pointe Claire, Quebec)

“Our continued success with our customers is supported by the partnership we have with our many suppliers around the world and their commitment to our values, said Alex Molinaroli, chief executive officer of Johnson Controls. “ We are pleased to recognize this year’s recipients of the Johnson Controls Excellence in Execution Award and the Johnson Controls Leadership Award and thank them for their contributions to our long-term growth.”

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 168,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2013, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit

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