Honda To Expand at Piedmont Triad

 - October 19, 2011, 5:02 PM

Honda Aircraft has announced an $80 million expansion at its Piedmont Triad International Airport location. According to a Honda spokesman, about $20 million is earmarked for an 80,000-sq-ft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility and $60 million for site preparation, equipment and other items. The company plans for the facility to be in service in the first half of 2013 and anticipates the expansion will create more than 400 new jobs over the next five years. Still under consideration is a location for the OEM’s planned parts plant, warehouse and distribution facility.