Items Tagged with 'Johnson Controls'


GRCC workforce training generates $423M

Study shows programs support 4,465 jobs in Kent and Ottawa counties.

November 16, 2018
Grand Rapids Community College’s noncredit workforce training programs in 2016 had an estimated $423.4-million economic impact and supported about 4,465 jobs in Kent and Ottawa counties. Read More

Inside Track: Problem-solver pedigree

Earning reputation as ‘fix-it guy,’ Jack Johnson helps bring advanced energy to companies big and small.

February 9, 2018
Jack Johnson’s work has earned him the reputation of a problem-solver. The co-founder and director of operations for Holland-based Volta Power Systems takes his experience as an engineer to the market of lithium-ion energy. Read More

Auto supplier merges and moves HQ to Ireland

January 25, 2016
A global auto supplier with a large presence in West Michigan and the state has entered into a definitive merger agreement with a company based in Ireland. Read More

Auto supplier rolls out next start-stop battery

January 9, 2015
An auto supplier will unveil a new battery and power system for advanced start-stop vehicles during the North American International Auto Show. Read More

Auto supplier wins Range Rover contract

December 19, 2014
The 2015 hybrid Range Rover will hit the road with lithium-ion batteries produced in the region. Read More

Auto supplier and Chinese partner form $7.5B joint venture

May 22, 2014
An auto supplier with a large presence in the region and its Chinese partner are entering into a joint venture that will be the world’s largest supplier of automotive interiors. Read More

Johnson Controls sells automotive electronics business for $265M

January 13, 2014
Johnson Controls said Monday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its automotive electronics business to Visteon Corp. for $265 million. Read More

Gentex acquires Johnson Controls' HomeLink for $700M

July 18, 2013
Auto parts supplier Gentex is buying Johnson Controls' HomeLink business for $700 million. Read More

Johnson Controls supplies hybrid truck batteries for $45M DOE grant

June 7, 2013
Johnson Controls, which makes lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles at its Holland plant, will provide the batteries for a U.S Department of Energy project involving large plug-in hybrid trucks. Read More

Johnson Controls lithium-ion auto battery powers Torqeedo boat motors

March 1, 2013
Johnson Controls is scheduled to begin production of battery packs this spring at its advanced battery plant in Holland for a German company’s 80-horsepower all-electric outboard boat motor. Read More