Honda Manufacturing Facilities In North America - Fact Sheet

3/19/2007 1:33:00 PM

Honda set the course for others to follow when it began producing products in North America in 1979.* 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, Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC (HMIN) will be one of Honda's 17 major manufacturing facilities in North America.

North American Automobile Production

2006 Actual Production: 1,385,700 units
2007 Production Capacity: 1.4 million units
(U.S. 980,000; Canada 390,000; Mexico 30,000)
2006 North American Purchases: $17.6 billion from more than 600 suppliers
(CY 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 17 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).
  • 77 percent of all Honda and Acura automobiles sold in America in 2006 were 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)





Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

Marysville Motorcycle Plant (1979) Marysville, OH


$168 million

Gold Wing 1800
VTX 1800, VTX1300,
Shadow 1100

75,000 units
50,000 engines

Marysville Auto Plant
Marysville, OH


$3.6 billion

Accord Sedan, Coupe
Acura TL and RDX

440,000 units

East Liberty Auto Plant (1989) East Liberty, OH


$1 billion

Civic Sedan, Civic GX
Element, CR-V

240,000 units

Anna Engine Plant

(1985) Anna, OH


$1.4 billion

4 cylinder & V-6 engines
Engine/brake components

1.15 million engines

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
Lincoln Auto Plant (2001)

Lincoln, AL


$1.3 billion

Odyssey, Pilot
V-6 Engines

300,000 vehicles; 300,000 engines

Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC

Greensburg Plant (2008) Decatur County, IN


$550 million

Civic Sedan
(fall 2008)

200,000 units

Honda of South Carolina Mfg., Inc.

Timmonsville ATV Plant (1998)
Timmonsville, SC


$225 million

FourTrax Foreman, Recon, Rincon, Rancher

280,000 ATVs
265,900 engines

Timmonsville PWC Plant ( 2002)

(included above)

(included above)

AquaTrax (PWC)

11,500 units

Honda of Canada Mfg. (Division of Honda Canada Inc.)

Alliston Auto Plant 1 (1986)
Alliston, Ontario, Canada


$2.0 billion (Canadian)

Civic Sedan,
Civic Coupe/Si,
Acura CSX

195,000 units

Alliston Auto Plant 2 (1998)

(included above)

(included above)

Ridgeline, Acura MDX, Civic Sedan (spring 2007)

195,000 units

Alliston Engine Plant (2008)


$154 million (Canadian)

Engines (fall 2008)

200,000 units

Honda de Mexico S.A. de C.V.
El Salto Plant (1988)
El Salto, Estado de Jalisco

(2,000 in 2008)

$196 million

Auto service parts

30,000 units
1.2 million parts

El Salto Plant (1995)

(included above)

(included above)

Accord Sedan,
CR-V (fall 2007)

30,000 units
(50,000 units in 2008)

Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc.

Russells Point Plant (1996) Russells Point, OH


$325 million

Automatic transmissions and S-gears

1 million units, 135,000 S-gears

Honda Precision Parts of Georgia, LLC

Tallapoosa Plant (2006) Tallapoosa, GA


$150 million

Automatic transmissions

300,000 units

Honda Power Equipment Mfg., Inc.

Swepsonsville Plant (1984) Swepsonsville, NC


$185 million

Mowers & other products

340,000 units
2 million engines

Honda Aircraft Company, Inc.

Aircraft Plant (2008) Greensboro, NC

(includes headquarters staff)



70 units