Johnson Controls to shut two Portuguese plants

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CHICAGO, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Auto parts supplier Johnson Controls Inc. plans to close two plants in Portugal that produce foam and seat covers by the end of 2007 due to cost pressures and excess capacity, cutting about 875 jobs. About 225 workers produce foam at a plant in Portalegre and 650 workers produce seat covers at a plant in Nelas that are to close, Johnson Controls announced on Tuesday in Europe. Johnson Controls in June announced plans to restructure its automotive interiors ...

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