Started in 1885, Johnson Controls is a global company, catering to the building and automotive industries. Located in Sioux Falls, S.D., it serves customers in more than 150 countries. The company operates through three business units: building efficiency, automotive experience and power solutions. These include products, such as overhead systems, door/instrument panels, interior electronics, lead-acid starter batteries, advanced lead-acid batteries for start-stop vehicles and Lithium-ion batteries for hybrid/electric vehicles, among others. The company has been recognized by Institutional Investor Magazine as one of the top companies for Best Investor Relations in the United States.