About the workshops
Discover Honda’s transmission factories – Honda associates from Ohio and Georgia will explain how they build automatic transmissions, gears and components that help power America-made Honda and Acura cars and light trucks.
Ohio: Where Honda’s American Automobile Production History Begins – Honda associates from the three Ohio auto plants (Marysville Auto Plant, East Liberty Auto Plant and Performance Manufacturing Center) will demonstrate how associates learn new production skills and know-how at the Honda Engineering Development Center.
Building fun for the outdoors – Honda associates at its Timmonsville, SC plant will explain how they build ATVs and side-by-side vehicles.
Engines powering Honda – Associates at the Anna Engine Plant in Ohio, Honda’s largest engine plant in the world, will take students behind the scenes to see how they produce performance engines for versions of Acura Type S vehicles.
Honda Electrical Equipment Factory – Associates at the Honda Electrical Equipment Manufacturing plant in Swepsonville, North Carolina, will provide a factory overview and demonstration from the factory equipment maintenance training room.
Welcome to the Indiana Auto Factory – Associates at the Honda Auto Plant in Greensburg, Indiana will share their thoughts on advanced manufacturing and how this innovative plant builds the Honda Insight hybrid sedan and Honda Civic Hatchback.
20 years of manufacturing in Alabama – Associates at Honda’s Alabama Auto Plant will explain how they build the Honda Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline and Passport, in addition to the V-6 engines that power them.
Robots at Honda – Honda engineers will explain how robot trajectories are created in vehicle production and how the team identifies areas of potential interference using simulation in a virtual environment that matches actual production conditions.
Automatic development – Engineers from the North American Automotive Development Center will share details on testing and safety, design and development, research and materials – showcasing what they do every day to create new products and technologies.
Use virtual reality to create products – Production engineers at the East Liberty Auto Plant will explain how Honda is using virtual reality programming as a training tool allowing associates to familiarize themselves with new models before the launch of mass production.
Workshop recordings will be available the week of October 4 on HondaFutureWorkforce.com. In addition to National Manufacturing Day activities, Honda will also be hosting workshops throughout October to promote careers in manufacturing.