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Honda Expands Lincoln, Alabama, Assembly Plant

Honda will make an additional $85 million investment at its $2.2 billion, 3.7-million square foot assembly plant in Talladega County, Alabama.

Expansion of the plant in Lincoln, Alabama, 44.3 miles east of Birmingham, includes a building expansion at the south end of Line 1 for vehicle assembly operations. Construction for this initial phase of the project is expected to be complete in 2018.

“This significant financial investment in our Lincoln facility will enhance Honda’s manufacturing efficiency and flexibility to help us meet strong customer demand for our products and prepare us for future opportunities in our industry,” said Jeff Tomko, President of Honda Manufacturing of Alabama.

The plant produces of Honda’s Odyssey minivan, Pilot SUV, Ridgeline pickup, as well production of the Acura MDX luxury SUV. Workers at the plant also build V-6 engines. The facility, which employs more than 4,500 associates, has the capacity to produce 340,000 vehicles and engines each year.

“Honda has been a powerful economic engine in Alabama, creating thousands of well-paying jobs and new levels of opportunity for residents in Talladega County and across the state,” said Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce.

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