Honda Trading America Corporation
- Date of Establishment
- September 25, 1972
- Head office location
- 19900 ST.RT. 739 Marysville, OH 43040, U.S.A.
- +1 937-644-0125
- Honda Trading Corporation,
American Honda Motor Co., inc.
- President & CEO
- Greg Norval
- Business Lines
- Supply sourcing (steel, aluminum, plastics, recycling, PGMs/catalytic systems, parts, machinery & die)
Supply planning/inventory management, Trade finance Currency management • Logistics management • Compliance management • Quality management
|California Office||Address: 19210 Van Ness Avenue, Torrance, California 90501, U.S.A.|
|Telephone: +1 310-787-5000|
|Alabama Office||Address: 700 Clover Road, Lincoln Alabama, 35096, U.S.A.|
|Telephone: +1 205-355-6600|
|South Carolina Office||Address: 1070 Honda Way, Timmonsville, South Carolina 29161, U.S.A.|
|Telephone: +1 843-346-5500|
|Indiana Office||Address: 2740 North Michigan Avenue, Greensburg, Indiana 47240, U.S.A.|
|1972||Honda Trading America was formed in 1972 as a California corporation by American
Honda Motor Company with an office
|in Torrance, California, 2 employees, and first year sales of $17,000.|
|1974||Entered the agriculture business with the export of American fed grain to Japan on
returning Honda automobile carriers.
|Other major agricultural products soon included livestock, soybeans, and non-grain feed such as haycubes.|
|1975||Trade in non-ferrous metals began with the U.S. export of aluminum die-casting
ingots. Later, scrap metals were
|included which are re-alloyed for use in Honda engines and other components.|
|1979||Exports began of American-made automotive components (exhaust emission
catalysts and seat leather) for assembly
|in Honda’s factories in Japan.|
|1980||Paper products and wastepaper exports from the U.S. began.|
|1982||10th anniversary—12 employees with annual sales of $42 million. Products now included light aircraft,|
|fresh produce and processed food items.|
|1987||HTA established its Ohio office in Marysville primarily to support Honda's North
American manufacturing base.
|Began imports of subassembly parts for Honda suppliers and specialty machinery
and equipment for manufacturing.
|1989||Implemented the steel raw material supply system (RMSS) to support Honda of America Manufacturing (HAM).|
|1990||Recycling center in Ohio began operations to recycle cardboard containers and
wooden pallets generated by HAM.
|Honda Trading Canada established in Alliston, Ontario in support of Honda Manufacturing of Canada,|
|as well as other HTA offices.|
|1992||20th anniversary. 60 employees with annual consolidated sales of over $500 million.|
|Import of KD child parts from Japan shifted from HM to HT Group, under Direct Supply System (DSS).|
|1993||Changed name from Honda International Trading Corp. to Honda Trading America Corporation to reflect change|
|in majority interest from AHM to Honda Trading Corporation (Japan).|
|1995||Added Aluminum to the Raw Materials Supply System.|
|1997||25th anniversary—84 employees with annual consolidated sales approaching $1 billion.|
|Added Plastic and Steel Bar to the Raw Materials Supply System.|
|Parts Division began export of KD Parts globally.|
|HTA establishes KD exports to 14 countries by developing joint systems with HAM and AHM.|
|1998||Added steel tube to the Raw Materials Supply System.|
|2000||HTA established its South Carolina office in Timmonsville primarily to support
Honda Power Equipment and Honda of South Carolina, Mfg.
|2001||HTA established its Alabama office in Lincoln primarily to support Honda
Manufacturing of Alabama and Honda Precision Parts of Georgia.
|2003||Catalytic Converter - PGM Recycling began.|
|Export of components to Mexico in support of Honda Service Parts production.|
|2005||Established the Machinery and Die Division.|
|2006||Added Magnesium busines to the RMSS.|
|2007||35th anniversary. $3.5 billion sales, over 300 associates.|
|Large-scale contract manufacturing agreement established with Mexican part maker for engine components.|
|2008||HTA established its Indiana office in Greensburg primarily to support Honda Manufacturing of Indiana.|
|2009||In 2009, the logos from all regions were consolidated to strengthen the brand and unify companies globally.|
|2012||40th Anniversary of Honda Trading America, $4 billion sales, over 400 associates.|
|Platinum Group Metals Global Centralized Purchasing System began.|
|2014||Honda Trading America Corporation in South Carolina completes first IST Marine Engine Converstion|
|2017||Honda Trading America Corporation celebrates 45th anniversary in the US|
|2018||Honda Trading America Corporation begin shipments of carbon fiber to aerospace industry|
|2019||Honda Trading America Corporation opens Business Innovation Office in Dublin, Ohio|
Recruitment Inquiries and Job Opportunities
"Our associates come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
They are skilled at communication, creative problem solving, decision-making, planning, organization and technical expertise.
Each associate is a valued member of the team, and remains flexible in assuming a variety of work assignments. For career opportunities at Honda Trading America Corporation please contact the URL below.
Use keyword "HTA".
|Telephone||: +1 937-644-0125|
"At Honda Trading America we are innovators.
For 45 years, we have been exceeding customer expectations by promptly and innovatively linking materials and resources in an ever-changing, global market.
We are proud of how far we’ve come, and excited for the future."