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“Excellence in Quality & Delivery” Awards Honda Honors Ryobi Die Casting Inc. with Supplier Award

Editor: Isabell Page

The supplier of large complex aluminum die castings Ryobi Die Casting Inc. was recognized for a second consecutive year with an Excellence in Quality & Delivery Award from Honda at its Annual Supplier Conference in April 2019.

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Honda honored the supplier Ryobi Die Casting Inc. for the second time with an "Excellence in Quality & Delivery" Award.
Honda honored the supplier Ryobi Die Casting Inc. for the second time with an "Excellence in Quality & Delivery" Award.
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Honda North America has 723 (OEM) suppliers that provide parts to 16 Honda plants in North America that produce Honda and Acura automobiles and light trucks and the engines and transmissions that power them. Honda is recognized in the industry as a high-quality vehicle manufacturer that only partners with high quality suppliers.

Ryobi Die Casting was one of only 30 out of 723 OEM parts suppliers serving Honda with parts for mass production being recognized for excellence in quality and delivery with an award. This puts Ryobi Die Casting in the top 4 % of Honda North America’s excellent supply base for quality and delivery.

"The value of our suppliers and what they contribute to Honda is critical to our success and our effort to drive innovation into our products and production processes toward the future," said Pam Heminger, vice president for Purchasing, Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

Ryobi Die Casting (USA) President Ryan Willhelm commented that; “We were honored in 2006 to even be considered as a supplier to a great company like Honda North America, and now to receive our second consecutive quality and delivery is truly an honor for our whole team. Honda challenged us to innovate to be able to produce vehicle structural aluminum die castings that are both heat-treatable and weldable in order to help them produce vehicles with reduced weight that increases fuel efficiency and performance such as the award-winning Honda Accord. We look forward to continued success together with Honda for many years in the future.”

About Ryobi Die Casting (USA), Inc.

Ryobi was founded as a die casting company in Japan in 1943 and as such brings a lot of die casting and lightweighting expertise to the North American market.

Ryobi Die Casting is a partner for complex aluminum powertrain and structural die castings. Ryobi has two North American manufacturing locations in Shelbyville, Indiana USA and Irapuato, Guanajauto, Mexico. This year marks 34 years at its Shelbyville, Indiana USA location, and 12 years at its Irapuato, Guanajauto, Mexico location.

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