When Honda of America Mfg. Inc. opens its new Alabama assembly plant in spring of 2002, don't expect a major southerly shift of the company's U.S. supply base. “After all, Lincoln, Alabama, is only 500 miles from Marysville (OH),” says John Cope, assistant vice president-manufacturing at Marysville-based Honda of America Mfg. Mr. Cope, in a telephone interview with Ward's, notes that Honda of America currently buys from 450 U.S. suppliers, up more than 100 since the mid-1990s. Of these, ...
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