06 February 2013

Johnson Controls inaugurates two new plants in Serbia

- New plant in Kragujevac manufactures complete seats for Fiat 500L 
- Also supplies complete interiors through a JV with Magneti Marelli 

Kragujevac, Serbia - 06 February 2013 - Johnson Controls inaugurated a new just-in-time (JIT) plant in Kragujevac, Serbia, which manufactures complete seats for the new Fiat 500L. The company also supplies complete interiors, including door panels, instrument panels, floor consoles and rear quarter panels through a joint venture with PCMA, a division of Magneti Marelli S.p.A. 

“We are proud to support our customer Fiat in developing and growing its business in Serbia. With our products, we contribute to the success of the 500L”, said Marzio Raveggi, vice president and general manager of Johnson Controls´ Fiat business unit during the inauguration of the two plants. 

Johnson Controls’ new seating plant is located in the Grosnica Supplier Park near the city of Kragujevac. The interiors plant, a joint venture between Johnson Controls and Magneti Marelli, is located within the Fiat Automobiles Serbia (FAS) facility. Both plants supply the FAS facility in Kragujevac, where the 500L compact MPV is assembled. 

Johnson Controls has been a long-time supplier to Fiat and is a two-time winner of the automaker´s Qualitas Award, which recognizes achievements in the area of quality. 

Johnson Controls is a leader in automotive seating, overhead systems, door and instrument panels, and interior electronics with 240 locations worldwide. 

Source: Johnson Controls