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Johnson Controls to sell interiors unit to private equity firm

Johnson Controls plans to sell a division making interior parts to private equity firm Atlas Holdings by the end of April, the company said.

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Turkey manufactures first local aircraft seat

Turkey took another step towards its much-anticipated dream of localising its aviation sector, with the production of the first indigenous plane seat by a company partnered with the nation’s flagship carrier Turkish Airlines.

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Intelligent textiles in buses and coaches

In co-operation with the University of Ghent and Ghent College and with the support of the European and the Flemish governments, Busworld Academy has started the WINTEX project on the use of intelligent textiles in buses and coaches.

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Magna to develop bioplastic for automotive interiors

Canadian Tier 1 automotive supplier Magna International is exploring potential automotive applications for a bioplastic made from by-products of sugar production.

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