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Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs.

Johnson Controls’ Automotive Experience division started production in the Coventry region in 1998. In October 2016, Johnson Controls completed the spin-off of its automotive business and the Coventry site became UK HQ of the successor company Adient. Today, the Coventry location employs around 140 people.

Adient is proud to back Coventry’s successful bid to be UK City of Culture 2021. As a major player in the automotive sector, an important employer in the West Midlands region and an innovative company, Adient, of course, wanted to support the bid. It is a great boost for the city to be 2021 UK City of Culture and show the world the outward looking approach of the city.

Latest news & press

Coventry City of Culture Trust launches micro commissions for disabled artists in partnership with Unlimited.

10 July 2020

Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent artists in Coventry and Warwickshire are being encouraged to apply for grant...

Social distancing artwork showcased across Coventry

8 July 2020

A local artist’s ‘social distancing’ artwork will be showcased across Coventry to highlight the importan...

Coventry College supports Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 as City Champion

8 July 2020

Coventry College has backed Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture with a major partnership, announced today....