Strategic Business Communications, Inc. was presented with American Honda’s distinguished Premier Partner Award in a ceremony hosted by Executive Vice President of Automotive Operations Masayuki Igarashi in Torrance, CA. SBC was one of 15 award recipients selected from a pool of more than 1,000 eligible suppliers based on excellence in quality, value and customer service.
SBC, which is currently celebrating its 30th year in business, has been providing American Honda with training, event planning and consulting services for its sales trainings, product launches and various events throughout the United States since its inception.
“We are tremendously thankful to have the opportunity to provide our services to American Honda and we look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come,” says Jim Hernandez, President and CEO of Strategic Business Communications, Inc. “To be recognized with such a prestigious award is truly an honor and a testament to the hard work and dedication of the SBC team, who ensures that we operate under our chase of perfect results every time.”
Premier Partner Award recipients play an important role in supporting Honda businesses and operations, including Honda and Acura automobiles, automobile engines and transmissions, Honda all-terrain vehicles, power equipment products and general purpose engines.
“This outstanding group of Premier Partner Award recipients demonstrates our shared commitment to exceptional customer service,” said Charles Harmon, Senior Manager – Administration Division, American Honda. “They are valued members of the extended Honda family, and we thank them for their dedication and contributions to Honda’s success.”
About Strategic Business Communications, Inc.
Established in 1987, Strategic Business Communications, Inc, (SBC) provides Management Training and Consulting, Strategic Sales and Marketing Planning, complete Corporate Event Planning Logistics and Coordination, and Consumer/Employee Market Research. Its goal with every client is to help them optimize every business opportunity by carefully researching its customers and industry combined with effective strategic planning, sound business management, creativity, and resources to create programs that produce desired results. For more information, visit www.sbcinc.info.
Honda established operations in America in 1959 and now employs more than 40,000 associates in its North American sales, R&D and manufacturing operations with total capital investment in North America exceeding $22 billion.
Based on its longstanding commitment to “build products close to the customer,” Honda operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America producing a wide range of Honda and Acura automobiles, automobile engines and transmissions, Honda all-terrain vehicles, power equipment products, such as lawn mowers, mini-tillers and general purpose engines, and the HondaJet advanced light jet.
Nine Honda auto plants in the region, including five in the U.S., have the capacity to produce 1.92 million automobiles each year. In 2016, more than 68 percent of the Honda and Acura automobiles sold in the U.S. were produced in the U.S. Those plants today manufacture 17 different models, including nine passenger cars and eight light trucks using domestic and globally sourced parts. Honda also operates 16 major research and development centers in the U.S. with the capacity to fully design, develop and engineer many of the products Honda produces in North America.