AKRON, Ohio-WEK Industries, a Myers Industries, Inc. company, was presented with Honda's Productivity Improvement Award at this year's North American Executive Honda Supplier Conference.
The Productivity Improvement Award is given to Honda's top suppliers that initiate activities that result in significant gains in productivity and efficiency. In addition, continuous improvement in manufacturing, delivery, quality and cost control standards must be achieved.
WEK, a designer and manufacturer of custom engineered blow-molded and injection-molded plastic components, supplies all eight North American Honda manufacturing locations from its facilities in Jefferson, Ohio, and Reidsville, North Carolina. Products range from HVAC ducts to air induction components, radiator tanks and many other custom items. WEK has been a supplier to Honda since 1979, when Honda opened its first plant in Marysville, Ohio. Today, WEK engineers a variety of components for the Accord, Civic, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline, Acura TL and Element automotive platforms, as well as Honda watercraft, motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle lines.
At the annual supplier conference, Honda recognized 63 North American suppliers for top performance in quality, on-time parts delivery and productivity improvement last year.