© Foxconn Technology Group Electronics Production | August 29, 2019
Johnson Controls so supply smart solutions to Foxconn’s US facilities
Foxconn and Johnson Controls announces that they have signed a memorandum of understanding forming a global technology strategic partnership.
Johnson Controls and Foxconn Industrial Internet (Fii) says that the companies will collaborate to transform building data analytics through artificial intelligence and machine learning to advance smart building and smart-city technologies. To kick off the cooperation Johnsons Controls will become the preferred provider of building management products and solutions at Foxconn's planned manufacturing facilities in Mt. Pleasant, Wisconsin and potentially extend to Foxconn's global footprint. The buildings will incorporate smart, safe, and sustainable technologies provided by Johnson Controls and enhanced by Fii's industrial AI and Smart manufacturing technologies, a press release reads. "We look forward to this collaboration with Johnson Controls, a global leader in building technology, to apply their expertise to leverage our expertise in Artificial Intelligence to further advance into the next generation of smart technology solutions," says Brand Cheng, Fii CEO. "This partnership represents an incredible opportunity for both companies. For Johnson Controls it is recognition by the world's leading electronics manufacturer that we have the right products and solutions to make buildings smart, safe and sustainable, not just in Southeastern Wisconsin, but around the world," adds George Oliver, chairman and CEO of Johnson Controls.