Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Business

October 10, 2013

Honda celebrates five years in Greensburg

(Continued)

“Our team in Indiana has accomplished an incredible amount of success in just five short years, and we have overcome many challenges in doing so,” said HMIN President Bob Nelson. “We could not have accomplished any of this without the strong support we have received from our local communities and the great state of Indiana. We are excited about the future here in Greensburg, not only because our global customers embrace the products we make here, but also because Indiana has become our home.”

HMIN also spends more than $2.3 billion each year with more than 50 Tier 1 suppliers located in Indiana.

The Greensburg facility also reflects Honda’s commitment to creating harmony between manufacturing and the environment. HMIN is Honda’s third U.S. plant designed as a zero waste-to-landfill facility and has installed 12 solar panels that were manufactured by Honda Soltec in Japan. HMIN’s Welcome Center building has been designated as LEED certified from the Green Building Certification Institute. LEED stands for leadership in energy and environmental design.

HMIN has also earned EPA’s Energy Star certification. The Indiana plant was one of three Honda plants to receive this certification for 2012. This certification signifies that the plant performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

About Honda Operations in North America

Honda began automobile production in the U.S. in 1982 in Marysville, Ohio. It now operates 14 major manufacturing facilities in North America, producing a wide range of Honda and Acura automobiles, automobile engines and transmissions, Honda all-terrain vehicles, and power equipment products such as lawn mowers, mini-tillers and general purpose engines, using domestic and globally sourced parts.

Seven Honda auto plants in the North American region, including four in the U.S., have the capacity to produce 1.63 million automobiles each year. In 2012, 90 percent of the Honda and Acura automobiles sold in the U.S. were produced in North America. This will increase to 1.92 million vehicles per year in 2014, when the sales percentage of locally produced automobiles is expected to rise to more than 95 percent.

Visit Honda’s online multimedia newsroom at www.hondanews.com.

Tagline (right aligned):– Daily News

Text Only
Business
  • Inside INdiana Business Closing date set for Vectren saleEvansville-based Vectren Corp. (NYSE: VVC) says the sale of its coal mining subsidiary, Vectren Fuels Inc. to a Sullivan County company will close next week. The utility says the $300 million deal with Sunrise Coal LL

    August 23, 2014

  • Stocks little changed on Ukraine, Yellen speech NEW YORK — Stocks were little changed Friday after a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen left investors unsure on how the nation’s most important financial voice feels about raising interest rates in the coming months. Investors were also mo

    August 23, 2014

  • Stocks little changed after Fed minutes NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mixed in afternoon trading after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting showed there was a growing chorus of central bank officials willing to raise interest rates sooner rather than later. The react

    August 21, 2014

  • Stocks rise; home construction rebounds NEW YORK — Encouraging economic news helped push the stock market higher on Tuesday. Home construction rebounded in July, while inflation remained muted.Aeropostale, a teen-clothing company, surged after reinstating its former CEO. Home Depot climbed

    August 20, 2014

  • Inside Indiana Business Mattress maker creates 300 jobsKentucky-based Tempur Sealy International Inc. (NYSE: TPX) has announced plans to locate a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Plainfield. The move will create 300 jobs by 2015.Officials break ground on $36M

    August 16, 2014

  • Nordstrom, Gilead: big market movers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSENordstrom Inc., down $3.58 to $65.11The luxury department store operator reported quarterly sales at established s

    August 16, 2014

  • Stocks, Berkshire Hathaway higher NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are modestly higher on Wall Street. The Dow has been up 40 to 50 points this afternoon, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq are also in positive territory. Some analysts have been fretting that stocks look expensive with the S&P

    August 15, 2014

  • Indexes higher, Amazon gains NEW YORK — A modest gain for the stock market Wednesday tugged the Dow Jones industrial average back into the black for the year as investors set aside concerns about Ukraine and Iraq. Amazon led the gains in light trading, despite a mixed batch of e

    August 14, 2014

  • Inside INdiana Business Hoosier farmers could topple recordsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is projecting a blue ribbon year for Indiana crop production. The department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says Hoosier farmers are on pace for record corn production

    August 13, 2014

  • Stocks fall on geopolitical risks NEW YORK — The U.S. stock market eased in afternoon trading Tuesday following two days of gains. Investors focused on problems in Ukraine and Iraq and the damage those problems are starting to have on the broader, global economy. Energy stocks were a

    August 13, 2014