Honda Honors Indirect Procurement Suppliers Supporting its U.S. Business Operations

Honda honored 22 suppliers that provide indirect products and services to Honda manufacturing plants and business operations across the U.S. during its annual Honda Indirect Procurement Supplier Conference in Dublin, Ohio on June 8.

The 22 suppliers were selected from more than 5,000 North American indirect procurement suppliers that provide a wide variety of equipment, products and services that support Honda’s U.S. business operations and the manufacturing of automobiles, engines, transmissions, powersports and power equipment products in America.*

The awardees were selected for achievements in the categories of Supplier of the Year, New Supplier, Sustainability, Challenging Spirit and Outstanding Value. These honorees represent the extensive network of North American suppliers critical to Honda’s U.S. business operations. In 2021, indirect purchasing for business and manufacturing operations across North America totaled $4.2 billion.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to honor Honda’s top indirect suppliers in person for the first time in two years,” said Monica Oliverio, assistant vice president and division lead of the North American Indirect Procurement Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “Our award-winning suppliers made a big contribution to our success during the past year and set the standard for the passion and Challenging Spirit we strive for at Honda.”

The indirect suppliers providing equipment, products and services to Honda are local, national and international in scope. This includes new suppliers and many that have grown along with Honda in North America since the company began production in Ohio in 1979.

About Honda in America
Honda started operations in the United States with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. in 1959. Today, Honda employs approximately 30,000 associates in America engaged in the development, manufacturing, sales and service support of Honda and Acura automobiles, Honda power equipment, Honda powersports products and the HondaJet advanced light jet.

Based on its longstanding commitment to build products close to the customer, Honda operates 12 major U.S. manufacturing facilities, working with more than 620 U.S. suppliers to produce a diverse range of Honda products. Honda has built automobiles in America for 40 years, and in 2021, two-thirds of all U.S.-sold Honda and Acura automobiles were produced in America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.*

Honda also operates 19 research and development facilities in America that fully design, develop and engineer many of the products the company manufactures in America.
Learn more with Honda’s Digital Fact Book.


2022 Honda Indirect Procurement Supplier Awards

Supplier of the Year
Representing Best of the Best, this supplier outperformed all of the others in the key business characteristics that encompass Quality, Cost, Delivery (QCD), as well as Safety and Service.

Larsen & Toubro Infotech – Edison, New Jersey

New Supplier
This award recognizes new suppliers who have demonstrated outstanding implementation practices and provided value-based products, services and programs.

SBM Management Services – McClellan, California

Tynan Equipment Company – Indianapolis, Indiana

This award recognizes suppliers that have strong initiatives in place that drive corporate responsibility through social, economic or environmental sustainability.

Aramark Uniform Services, Inc. – Columbus, Ohio

Daifuku America Corp. – Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Outstanding Value
Given to suppliers providing the most value to Honda by recognizing the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). These suppliers provide their competitive advantage to Honda and deliver value and innovation through cost efficiencies, projects and services.

Accenture LLP – Chicago, Illinois

Crown Lift Trucks – Vandalia, Ohio

HCL Technologies Corporation – Sunnyvale, California

IBC, Industrial Supply Plus – East Granby, Connecticut

Kyndryl Inc. – New York, New York

Vallen Distribution, Inc. – Belmont, North Carolina

Yaskawa America, Inc. – Motoman Robotics Division – Miamisburg, Ohio



Challenging Spirit
Recognizes suppliers that have demonstrated their commitment to Honda’s Core Value of embracing a Challenging Spirit by going “above-and-beyond” expectations to ensure the success and/or delivery of a service, product or project.

Dell Technologies. – Round Rock, Texas

IBM Corp. – Armonk, NY

Jackson Dawson Communications – Torrance, California

LKQ Corporation – Chicago, Illinois

Larsen & Toubro Infotech – Edison, New Jersey

Miami Industrial Trucks, Inc. – Dayton, Ohio

Pakfab Engineered Solutions Inc. – Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

Performance Team LLC – El Segundo, California

Reliant Mechanical LLC – East Liberty, Ohio

SWI Ohio Corp. – Sidney, Ohio

Suntecktts – Jacksonville, Florida

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