Johnson Electric founded in 1959, and pioneered local manufacturing of high quality micromotors in Hong Kong, with the help of economic situation, Johnson Electric became expertise in manufacturing high quality DC micromotors and AC motors.
In 1982, the company moved manufacturing operations to China, in 1999 Johnson Electric acquired Electric Motor systems from Lear including GATE SpA in Italy for cooling Fan Module.
Gate provides a wide range of radiator cooling Fan modules which can satisfy the most diverse requirements in terms of performance, weight and package dimensions.
JOHNSON-GATE is the world's leading cooling fan module (CFM) brand, with 45% share of market in Europe and 50%
share of the fast growing China automotive market.
As a global supplier to major automotive companies, Johnson Electric manufactures motors in china but supports
customers locally with engineering and account management. Johnson Electric develops and supports the
JOHNSON-GATE product line from its "Center of Excellence" in Italy.
The modules are composed of:
2 or 4 pole permanent magnet motors, with input power ranging from 50w to 700w. Straight or skewed blade fans with diameter ranging between 250mm to 400mm, which are optimized to best suit the motor performance, simple ring- or- box-type shrouds of various sizes, which are in turn designed for optimum performance of the fan motor assemblies and the required electrical components (resistor for speed regulation, relays, and wire harness).
In 2002, with this goal to be in the chain of global automotive part manufacturer Feiz Ghadir Industries has signed license agreement with JOHNSON-GATE Company for producing variety range of Cooling Fan Motor
Iranian Automotive Systems
In 2005 Lucas-TVS Limited, India and Feiz Ghadir Industries, Iran have formed a Joint Venture Company with the name Iranian Automotive Systems (IAS), to produce Starter Motors for supply to SAIPA and other automobile manufacturers in Iran. 65% of IAS share belongs to Lucas-TVS and 35% is for Feiz Ghadir Industries.
Lucas-TVS and Feiz Ghadir Industries have had a business relationship for over 7 years and are further strengthening this relationship through the joint venture company; IAS Co.; to manufacture Starter Motors for supply to SAIPA. This joint venture will invest up to US $4 million over the next few years. IAS Company has started with the manufacture of Starter Motors for supply to SAIPA and gradually introduces other products such as Alternators, Window Lift Motors, Seat Motors and Wiper Motors.
This Joint Venture is the first of its kind for the Indian auto component industry in Iran and marks the beginning of a growing interest in developing a mutually rewarding relationship between the two rapidly developing automobile industries.
Lucas - TVS was set up in 1961 as a joint venture of Lucas Industries plc., UK and T V Sundaram Iyengar & Sons (TVS), India, to manufacture Automotive Electrical Systems. One of the top ten automotive component suppliers in the world, Lucas Varity was formed by the merger of the Lucas Industries of the UK and the Varity Corporation of the US in September 1996. The company designs, manufactures and supplies advanced technology systems, products and services to the world's automotive, after market, diesel engine and aerospace industries fields.
Lucas-TVS, the market leader, supplies auto electrical parts to all leading car manufacturers in India. Its customer base boasts of all leading names such as Suzuki, Hyundai, Tata Motors, Mahindra, General Motors, Ford, Honda and Fiat. Lucas-TVS has an established research and development facility that which won several awards for its innovative products and designs. Lucas-TVS manufacture over 3 million rotating machines annually with a turnover exceeding US $150 million. 3 out of 4 vehicles in India use a Lucas-TVS product.
During recent years Lucas-TVS has been successful to keep the PPM of its products below 100.