More than a third of Honda's North American light vehicle production comes from plants in the Columbus Region. As a result of Honda's presence, an exceptionally strong automotive supplier network continues to thrive in the Region.
The Columbus Region automotive industry generates more than $1.4 billion in annual output. With its North American hub in the Columbus Region, more than a third of Honda's North American purchases come from 158 Ohio suppliers. Here are other reasons why the Columbus Region is a great fit for automotive manufacturers:
With nearly 18,000 employees, automotive share of employment is 4x greater than nationwide (location quotient=3.99).
A 3.1 percent private sector workforce unionization rate is far below other automotive manufacturing hubs, like Detroit (10.3), Evansville (7.0), Fort Wayne (7.4), and Louisville (10.4).
The Columbus Region boasts research and testing assets like the renowned Transportation Research Center and The Ohio State University's Center for Automotive Research.
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Notable Automotive Manufacturers
American Showa, Inc.
TS TECH Co., ltd.
TS TRIM Co., ltd.
Honda Plants in Ohio
Four-cylinder & V6 engines
Vehicle Design and Development
Transmission Gear Sets
4WD Transfer Cases
Jobs Created in Ohio
Honda of America Manufacturing is the largest company in the Ohio motor vehicle industry, employing more than 15,000 people. An additional 4,200 more are employed by Honda's affiliates.
Current number of Honda associates employed within Ohio...
Marysville Auto Plant: 5,350
Anna Engine Plant: 2,800
East Liberty Auto Plant: 2,500
Honda Transmission Manufacturing Plan: 1,050 (160 more anticipated)
Honda Engineering: 450
Sourced in Ohio
More than80 percent of Honda vehicles sold in America are built and designed in the Buckeye State by teams of talented engineers.
Manufactured in Ohio
Since 1982, Ohio manufacturing plants have produced nearly 16 million vehicles that are distributed all over the country.
Honda was the first Japanese automaker to manufacture products in America when it opened its first U.S. plant in Marysville, Ohio.
Eleven state-of-the-art facilities in six Ohio communities contribute to Honda's revenue, including the production of engines, transmissions, cars, light trucks, service parts, and materials as well as research and development.
Researched and Developed in Ohio
Ohio's R&D facility plays a key role in the development of Automobiles and Powersports products.
The HRA Ohio Center includes and Automotive Safety Research Facility that houses one of the world's highest resolution crash test barriers and the world's first pitching crash test simulation sled.
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