“The Honda Kumamoto plant was established in 1976 and is the largest Honda plant in Japan by area. It is their main plant for the production of motorcycles in Japan including their engines, but it also produces garden power tools, generators, and four-wheeled scooters.
A major earthquake in Kumamoto in April 2016 damaged the plant, and it reopened and scaled up production again during the summer of 2016. employees in the plant, 8% of them being women.”
Sourced from All About Lean
Michel Baudin‘s comments: Another insightful report from Christoph Roser’s “grand tour of Japanese factories.”