February 10, 2007
Honda Aircraft Company to Establish World Headquarters and Production Facility in Greensboro, North Carolina : GlobalGiants.com
HondaJet to Be Produced at New Plant.
Photo: North Carolina government, business and community leaders gathered together with Honda executives after a press conference on February 9, 2007 where Honda Aircraft Company announced plans to establish its world headquarters and HondaJet production facility in Greensboro, North Carolina. Honda plans to begin delivery of HondaJet, to customers in 2010.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 9 -- Honda Aircraft Company, Inc., today announced plans to establish its world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, with construction of a new 215,000 square foot headquarters facility and hangar at Piedmont Triad International (PTI) airport. The company also confirmed plans to manufacture its advanced light jet, HondaJet, at a new plant to be constructed adjacent to its new headquarters.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. was founded in Japan in 1948. Honda began operations in the U.S. in 1959 with the establishment of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Honda's first overseas subsidiary. [GlobalGiants.com]