Sears Names Johnson Controls As Automotive Supplier of the Year

Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Johnson Controls, Inc.

    MILWAUKEE, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:   JCI), a
 leading global supplier of automotive and commercial batteries, has been
 recognized by Sears, Roebuck and Co. as "Automotive Supplier of the Year" and
 as a "Partner in Progress" award recipient for 2000.
     Johnson Controls is one of seven suppliers that received Supplier of the
 Year recognition from Sears in their respective product categories.  Sears'
 Partners in Progress award acknowledges the contributions of the retailer's
 top one percent of its more than 10,000 product and service suppliers.
 Johnson Controls was among 126 Partners in Progress award recipients.  This is
 the second consecutive year that Johnson Controls has received Partners in
 Progress recognition from Sears.
     In selecting Johnson Controls for the awards, Sears cited the company for
 its continued high level of service and quality products.  Johnson Controls is
 the sole supplier of DieHard(R) automotive, light truck and marine batteries.
     "We are extremely proud to be honored as the Automotive Supplier of the
 Year," said Bill Nonnamaker, vice president, sales and marketing, national
 accounts.  "Our commitment to partnering with our customers, providing the
 most innovative, highest quality and longest lasting products in the industry,
 is celebrated by these awards."
     Dedicated to investing in new product and process technology that brings
 value to its customers, Johnson Controls provides batteries for automotive,
 marine, lawn and garden, commercial, truck/van/SUV, motorcycle, wheelchair and
 golf cart use.
     Johnson Controls, Inc. is a global market leader in automotive systems and
 facility management and control.  In the automotive market, it is a major
 supplier of seating and interior systems, and batteries.  For non-residential
 facilities, Johnson Controls provides building control systems and services,
 energy management and integrated facility management.  Johnson Controls,
 founded in 1885, has headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis. (U.S.A.).  Its sales for
 2000 totaled US$17.2 billion.
 
 

SOURCE Johnson Controls, Inc.
    MILWAUKEE, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:   JCI), a
 leading global supplier of automotive and commercial batteries, has been
 recognized by Sears, Roebuck and Co. as "Automotive Supplier of the Year" and
 as a "Partner in Progress" award recipient for 2000.
     Johnson Controls is one of seven suppliers that received Supplier of the
 Year recognition from Sears in their respective product categories.  Sears'
 Partners in Progress award acknowledges the contributions of the retailer's
 top one percent of its more than 10,000 product and service suppliers.
 Johnson Controls was among 126 Partners in Progress award recipients.  This is
 the second consecutive year that Johnson Controls has received Partners in
 Progress recognition from Sears.
     In selecting Johnson Controls for the awards, Sears cited the company for
 its continued high level of service and quality products.  Johnson Controls is
 the sole supplier of DieHard(R) automotive, light truck and marine batteries.
     "We are extremely proud to be honored as the Automotive Supplier of the
 Year," said Bill Nonnamaker, vice president, sales and marketing, national
 accounts.  "Our commitment to partnering with our customers, providing the
 most innovative, highest quality and longest lasting products in the industry,
 is celebrated by these awards."
     Dedicated to investing in new product and process technology that brings
 value to its customers, Johnson Controls provides batteries for automotive,
 marine, lawn and garden, commercial, truck/van/SUV, motorcycle, wheelchair and
 golf cart use.
     Johnson Controls, Inc. is a global market leader in automotive systems and
 facility management and control.  In the automotive market, it is a major
 supplier of seating and interior systems, and batteries.  For non-residential
 facilities, Johnson Controls provides building control systems and services,
 energy management and integrated facility management.  Johnson Controls,
 founded in 1885, has headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis. (U.S.A.).  Its sales for
 2000 totaled US$17.2 billion.
 
 SOURCE  Johnson Controls, Inc.

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