Johnson Controls Forms a New Fabrics Joint Venture in China


PLYMOUTH — Johnson Controls has signed an agreement with Shanghai Yanfeng Industry and Commerce Co. Ltd. and Anhui Yansheng Automotive Trim Co. Ltd. to form a new fabrics joint venture in Huainan City, Anhui Province, China.

The new joint venture, named Anhui New Nangang Johnson Controls Automotive Trim Co. Ltd., will provide Chinese automakers with a variety of services from fabric design, engineering and manufacturing to trim products. The joint venture owns the capability of warp knitting and circular knitting, and its product portfolio includes woven fabrics as well as seat trim covers.

The joint venture is expected to start operation in October.