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 Date: June 28, 2006 12:10
 Submitted by:  RyanDL
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


Torrance, CA 06/28/2006 -- Twenty-seven years ago, Honda set the course for others to follow with its decision to build products in North America.* The company's commitment and investment has expanded as demand for Honda and Acura products has grown. Reflecting this long-standing business strategy to build products close to its customers, the new manufacturing facility in Indiana will be Honda's 14th major manufacturing facility in North America.

North American Automobile Production

2005 Actual Production: 1,348,897 units
2006 Production Capacity: 1.4 million units (U.S. 680,000; Canada 330,000)
North American Purchases: $16 billion from more than 600 suppliers
(Fiscal Year 2006)
Total Capital Investment: More than $9 billion (including new Indiana plant)

Quick Facts:

  • Honda began operations at its first North American manufacturing facility in 1979 - the Marysville, Ohio, plant for the assembly of motorcycles.
  • Honda began auto production in North America in 1982 with the opening of its Marysville, Ohio, auto plant and production of the Honda Accord and has produced more than 16 million cars and light trucks in North America since that time.
  • Every major Honda plant in North America has met the ISO 14001 international environmental management standards (except the transmission plant in Georgia, which opened in May 2006).
  • Approximately 80 percent of all Honda and Acura automobiles sold in America are produced in North America.
  • A number of Honda and Acura models are manufactured exclusively in North America, including the Honda Pilot, Element, Odyssey, Ridgeline, Accord Coupe, Civic Coupe and Civic Si and the Acura TL, MDX and RDX.
  • Honda has been manufacturing automobiles in the U.S. longer than any other international auto manufacturer, using domestic and globally-sourced parts.
  • American Honda was the first Japanese automaker to export its U.S.-built cars to overseas markets (1987).
    *using both domestic and globally-sourced parts and materials.

Major Honda Manufacturing Facilities in North America

Plant (Start date)

Employment

Investment

Products

Capacity

Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
Marysville Motorcycle
Plant (1979)
Marysville, OH
600 $165 million Valkyrie Rune; Gold Wing
Shadow; VTX
75,000 units
75,000 engines
Marysville Auto Plant
(1982)
Marysville, OH
5,300 $3.3 billion Accord Sedan, Coupe
Acura TL and RDX
440,000 units
East Liberty Auto Plant
(1989)
East Liberty, OH
2,500 $966 million Civic Sedan, Civic GX
Element, CR-V (fall 2006)
240,000 units
Anna Engine Plant
(1985)
Anna, OH
2,800 $1.3 billion 4 cylinder & V-6 engines
Engine/brake components
1.15 million engines
Honda Transmission Mfg. of America., Inc.
Russells Point Plant (1996)
Russells Point, OH
900 $300 million Automatic transmissions 1 million units
Honda of Canada Mfg., Inc.
Alliston Auto Plant (1986)
Alliston, Ontario
4,300 $2.0 billion (Canadian) Civic Coupe/Si, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, Acura MDX 390,000 units
Honda Power Equipment Mfg., Inc.
Swepsonsville Plant (1984)
Swepsonsville, NC
580 $188 million Mowers & other products
Engines
380,000 units
2 million engines
Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.
Timmonsville Plant (1998 & 2002)
Timmonsville, SC
1,650 $200 million FourTrax Foreman,
Recon, Rincon, Rancher
Sportrax (ATV)
AquaTrax (PWC)
280,000 ATVs
280,000 engines

100 units (daily)
Honda de Mexico S.A. de C.V.
El Salto Plant (1988 & 1995)
El Salto, Estado de Jalisco
1,400 $152 million Accord Sedan
Motorcycles
Auto service parts
30,000 autos
30,000 motorcycles
1 million parts
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
Lincoln Auto Plant (2001)
Lincoln, AL
4,500 $1.27 billion Odyssey, Pilot
V-6 Engines
300,000 vehicles;
300,000 engines
Honda Precision Parts of Georgia, LLC.
Tallapoosa Plant (2006)
Tallapoosa, GA
400 $100 million Automatic transmissions 300,000 units
New Indiana Automobile Plant.
Indiana Plant (2008)
Decatur County, IN
2,000 $550 million Vehicles 200,000 units

Last edited by RyanDL on June 28, 2006 12:25

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