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The World's Largest Automotive Battery Manufacturer

Johnson Controls has more than 100 years of experience delivering vehicle batteries to meet our customers’ evolving needs.  We provide batteries to global automakers and aftermarket distributors and retailers . Our global footprint, manufacturing capabilities, and our value added services ensure we deliver a high quality product to our customers and support their growth, wherever they are located.  

Johnson Controls produces 154 million batteries - one-third of the industry's output - every year. We power every type of passenger vehicle, heavy-duty and light commercial trucks, motorcycles, golf cars, lawn and garden tractors, and marine applications.  We have 15,000 employees working in more than 50 facilities worldwide to support our customers’ growth wherever they are located. We have locations throughout the world including two new factories in China, where we’re manufacturing lead-acid batteries for a rapidly growing Chinese automotive market, and Holland, Michigan, where our facility became the first in the United States to manufacture lithium-ion cells and complete hybrid battery systems for automobiles.

Our Capabilities

Our capabilities support delivering a high quality product to our customers where and when they need it:

  • Advanced, patented manufacturing processes.
  • Global product and process standards to ensure quality and reliability.
  • Continuous improvement throughout our engineering and manufacturing processes to maintain best business practices.
  • Supply-chain optimization to support the delivery and service needs of both our global and regional customers.
  • Strong customer partnerships to plan and execute strategies to grow their business.
  • Leading global brands that deliver on our customers’ and their consumers’ needs for reliability and dependability.

Our capabilities go beyond making and delivering a high quality product:

  • Dedication to sustainability integrated into designing, making, transporting and recycling our batteries.
  • Focus on health and safety of our employees.
  • Offering high-quality and performance products globally.
  • Focus on innovation throughout our business including technology partnerships with leading universities.
Our Products

We offer customers a range of lead-acid and lithium-ion battery technology to power nearly every type of passenger, commercial and recreational vehicle—from conventional to fully electric.