Honda Power Equipment Earns 2014 MarCom Award

Honor Spotlights Excellence in Marketing and Communication

2/10/2015 2:00:00 PM

  • Honda Lawn Mower Carton Wins Gold Award in Design and Packaging Category
  • New Honda HRX carton redesigned for 2014/2015 lawn and garden season

Honda Power Equipment, a division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., has received a Gold MarCom Award in the print design and packaging category of the program for its all-new Honda HRX lawn mower carton. This represents the first award the division has earned for product packaging.

The new HRX lawn mower has been redesigned to include more stylized and descriptive product images, providing more information to consumers considering lawn mower purchases. Additionally, a more appealing and attractive design was implemented to distinguish the product from others in the marketplace.

Administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the MarCom Awards program recognizes outstanding creative achievement by industry professionals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence, and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry. Winners are selected from more than 6,000 entries within 200 categories, covering seven forms of media and communication efforts, including: marketing; publications; promotions; public service/pro bono; creativity; and electronic/interactive.

"We are honored to have one of our newest point-of-purchase materials recognized for excellence in product packaging," said Alex Torre, market research and marketing manager, Honda Power Equipment. "The Honda Power Equipment division works closely with our dealers and business partners in developing marketing materials that best meet the needs of their customers for product information."

Honda Power Equipment markets a complete line of 21" walk behind lawn mowers for commercial, premium residential, and consumer applications. The product line consists of 13 models in four different series, including HRX, HRR, HRS, and HRC.

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Editor's Note
Honda Power Equipment, a division of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., markets a complete range of outdoor power equipment, including outboard marine engines, general purpose engines, generators, lawn mowers, pumps, snow blowers, tillers and trimmers for commercial, rental and residential applications. Its comprehensive product line is powered exclusively by 4-stroke engines.

Information for media regarding Honda power products is available at www.hondanews.com.

Consumer information, including model overviews and updates, video clips, and complete specifications regarding Honda products, is available at www.honda.com.