Johnson Controls officially acquires Keiper and Recaro Automotive, following approval by the European Commission June 17. The two companies boost JCI’s seating portfolio. Keiper is a leader in recliner system technology and is “renowned for its engineering and manufacturing expertise in metals and mechanisms for automotive seats,” JCI says. Recaro manufactures completed seats for OEMs and the aftermarket. With the acquisition, JCI gets exclusive rights to use Recaro’s automotive ...

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