• May 26th 2006 at 8:02PM
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Shh, do you hear that? That's the sound of 110 jobs being created in Ohio thanks to Honda, which broke ground yesterday on a new domestic parts distribution center. The automaker is spending $89 million on the new place, which will be 530,000 square feet and also house a procurement office. The facility should be completed by fall of next year and will be located next to a current 20-year-old parts hub that houses another 340 employees.

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      • 9 Years Ago
      Honda, like any other corporation domestic or foreign is in the business of making a profit. That is what capitalism is all about. They are not a government or welfare agency out to provide jobs or public assistance. As such they have a responsibility to their shareholders to use as few employees as possible to produce the maximum amount of product.
      • 9 Years Ago
      For those of us who live in the area we are excited. More revenue and jobs is always a good thing. Honda Has done alot for central ohio. And I'm glad to support them.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Good for Honda.

      Jimbo agreed,

      They've been pretty good citizens since the feds took them to court for non payment of taxes back in the 80's and again in the early 90's and since many states, dealers, and customers took them to court for a number of reasons, like Hmmm, mail fruad, wire fraud,bribes, etc:


      They've tried to polish their image over the years, but they are really no better than a lot of corporations, domestic or foreign, "Show us the money" is what they really do best, regardless of the public image they show.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Instead of acknowledging that the transplants are actually hiring people while the Big three lays off, Lithious once again takes the opportunity to tuen it into a negative.

      At least it wasn't her usual 4-page diatribe about nothing. Medication must be working!
      • 9 Years Ago
      At least they are creating jobs. I could care less about what is happening in the background.
      • 9 Years Ago
      Forget the 110 jobs...they just dumped $89 million into the local economy to build the place. I doubt they're importing concrete from Japan...
      • 9 Years Ago
      Bob-o ,

      I wonder how many million they were given in tax forgiveness to give a large chunk of U.S. soil to Japan. The concrete is probably the only thing they will not import to create the facility. If the U.S. consumer continues it's short-sighted, selfish way's I'd rather see them make all of their cars in Japan and tax them to be purchased here. That way we will still earn revenue but we will not be selling off large chunks of our country to foriegn nations. Isn't anyone else just totally pissed off that the U.S. has become the Mexico of Japan? These companies are earning billions and are putting our own companies out of business by providing jobs that put a family of 4 just about at the poverty level.
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