ANNA, OH – A former Honda of America Mfg. Inc. president once likened the auto maker’s engine plant here to a “machinery playground for Honda engineers.” Nothing has changed in the two decades since Shoichiro “Iri” Irimajiri oversaw Honda’s U.S. manufacturing operations, except the “playground” has become much bigger. The sprawling facility in western Ohio 30 miles (48 km) from the Indiana state line, with 1.7 million sq.-ft. (158,000 sq.-m) under roof, opened in 1985 and initially ...

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