Honda Sun Co. Ltd., Honda's special-purpose subsidiary established for employment of people with disabilities, held a ceremony to commemorate the completion of its new plant in Hijimachi, Oita prefecture, Japan.
Honda Sun Co. Ltd., Honda’s special-purpose subsidiary established for employment of people with disabilities, held a ceremony to commemorate the completion of its new plant in Hijimachi, Oita prefecture, Japan. Click image to enlarge

Hijimachi, Japan – Honda Sun Co. Ltd., Honda’s special-purpose subsidiary established for employment of people with disabilities, held a ceremony to commemorate the completion of its new plant in Hijimachi, Oita prefecture, Japan. The company makes parts for automobiles, motorcycles and power products.

The ceremony was attended by numerous dignitaries and guests, including Honda director Hiroshi Soda, and Katsusada Hirose, governor of Oita prefecture.

The plant aims to create a work environment where people with disabilities can work in the same way as those without disabilities, and with improved productivity and flexibility. Special consideration was given so that each worker can work in accordance with his or her physical conditions.

Honda Sun was established in September 1981 to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to work with people without disabilities, and to promote social independence of disabled people. The company has two plants, as well as a research and development department, established in 1992 as a special-purpose subsidiary of Honda R&D Co. Ltd.

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