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The board's been kind of quiet, so I thought I'd post this news article I saw tonight. Reaffirms that JCI is a top-notch company.


Johnson Controls Earns Top Automotive Supplier Ranking on FORTUNE Most Admired Companies List

PR Newswire
MILWAUKEE, Mar 8, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:
JCI) was ranked at the top of FORTUNE magazine's America's Most Admired
Companies list of automotive suppliers for 2000.

Clark, Martire & Bartolomeo (CM&B), a leading research firm, polled 10,000
executives, directors and financial analysts, asking them to rank companies in
their own industries. Johnson Controls was the most admired company in the
"Motor Vehicles & Parts" category. Companies were rated in the following areas:
management quality, product quality, innovativeness, investment value, financial
soundness, talent, social responsibility and use of assets.

FORTUNE's list of America's Most Admired Companies included rankings of 61
industries, with 10 companies in each category. The winners were selected from
the 1,000 largest U.S. companies (ranked by revenues) and the 25 largest U.S.
subsidiaries of foreign-owned companies.

Johnson Controls, Inc. is a global market leader in automotive systems and
facility management and control. In the automotive market, it is a major
supplier of seating and interior systems, and batteries. For non-residential
facilities, Johnson Controls provides building control systems and services,
energy management and integrated facility management. Johnson Controls, founded
in 1885, has headquarters in Milwaukee, Wis. (U.S.A.). Its sales for 2000
totaled US$17.2 billion. Visit

SOURCE Johnson Controls, Inc.

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