Johnson Controls Completes European Acquisitions

October 02, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

Johnson Controls Inc. (Milwaukee, WI) has completed two European acquisitions: the automotive electronics business of Sagem SA (France) and automotive battery manufacturer Hoppecke Automotive GmbH and Co. KG (Germany).

The acquisition of Sagem brings complementary automotive electronics expertise to Johnson Controls and expands its European electronics capabilities. Hoppecke provides Johnson Controls with new battery technologies that will enable it to be on the forefront of the industry conversion to 42V automotive systems.