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Johnson Controls opens two Serbia plants to support Fiat 500L production


Auto parts manufacturer Johnson Controls has opened a new seat plant in Kragujevac, Serbia, to supply Fiat's nearby facility with seats for the 500L compact MPV. The new 70,000-square-foot plant will manufacture complete seats in a just-in-time (JIT) system. Johnson Controls also supplies complete interiors - including door panels, instrument panels, floor consoles and rear quarter panels – made within Fiat's ...
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