Honda's European Manufacturing
Operations to Resume Normal Production
It is the intention of Honda of
the UK Manufacturing Ltd (HUM) to return to their normal daily
production plan during September. This follows the period of
parts supply interruption and reduced production levels
following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Associates and
suppliers have all made tremendous efforts during this period to
make this recovery possible.
With parts supply from Japan
improving significantly, HUM will now plan production for the
remainder of the year to recover volume and quickly respond to
Due to the flexible working hours
arrangements which exist at the Swindon Plant, Associates' pay
has been maintained and non-production hours have been banked.
"I am proud of all of our Associates as they have shown great
flexibility and commitment during this difficult time," said
Andy Piatek, Director of Manufacturing at Honda in Swindon.
Honda Turkey is also intending to
accelerate its recovery plan and is planning to resume normal
daily production of its locally produced Honda Civic sedan