Johnson Controls recognizes key suppliers for excellence in execution and leadership

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Johnson Controls, a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, today honored 15 suppliers at its third annual Supplier Excellence Recognition event. Awards were presented to suppliers for Johnson Controls and its Automotive Experience, Building Efficiency and Power Solutions businesses in the categories of Excellence in Execution and Leadership.

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

  • Kone Elevators and Escalators (Illinois & Finland);
  • Pratt Industries (Melbourne, Australia);
  • Atlas Steel Products (Twinsburg, Ohio);
  • E & E Manufacturing (Michigan);
  • Automatic Spring Products Corporation (Michigan);
  • Heckler AG (Germany)

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

  • Innovation: Harrison Spinks (England);
  • Sustainability: E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company (Delaware);
  • Continuous Improvement: Magic Workforce Solutions (Georgia);
  • Global Growth: Veolia Environmental Services (Paris, France);
  • Global Growth: Water Gremlin Company, USA (Minnesota);
  • Customer Satisfaction: Penoles (Mexico);
  • Shareholder Value: Manufacturers Industrial Group LLC. (Tennessee);
  • Quality: MFCS- Engineered Plastics Company (Wisconsin);
  • Minority Business Development: Kenwall Steel Company (Michigan)

“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 which include quality, continuous improvement, innovation and sustainability. We are pleased to recognize this year’s recipients of the Johnson Controls Excellence in Execution and Leadership awards and thank them for their contributions to our long-term growth,” said Steve Roell, chairman and chief executive officer of Johnson Controls.

About Johnson Controls
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 162,000 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 2012, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #5 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit


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