Paul Dentinger

Plant Manager, Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

6/24/2015 5:55:00 PM

Paul Dentinger is an associate chief engineer at Honda of America Mfg., Inc. and plant manager of the Anna Engine Plant; featuring aluminum and ferrous casting and machining, cold forging, heat treating, assembly and confirmation testing.  The Anna Engine Plant is Honda Motor Co.'s largest auto engine plant in the world.

Dentinger joined Honda of America Mfg., Inc in 1990 as an engineering staff.  He was responsible for AT/M analysis testing and NM development.  He was promoted to engineering coordinator in 1994 as PTX project leader for engine quality department.  In 1996 he was given the responsibility of Plant New Model Quality Leader, responsible for the total quality development of V6 engines.

In 1998, Dentinger was promoted to staff engineer and named engine quality department head; responsible for quality of all in-house parts and frame plant.  He was then promoted to senior staff engineer and parts quality department head in 2001; overseeing supplied parts quality and supplier development.  In 2003, he was assigned as ferrous machining department manager and was responsible for their steel parts expansion activity.

Dentinger, in 2009, assumed the role of department manager of production management.  One year later, in 2010, he was promoted to associate chief engineer in the same department, responsible for the plant's daily production operations, along with FSI and visual management activity.

On April 1, 2014, Dentinger was named plant manager of the Anna Engine Plant.

Dentinger graduated from Tiffin Columbian High School and the Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology.

He and his family currently reside in the Anna area.