ALGONAC, MI (August 5, 2016) - Autocraft is proud to announce that it’s a recipient of the Honda 2016 Performance Excellence Award for the design, fabrication, and installation of material handling solutions for the company’s Ohio automotive assembly operations. 

Autocart Automated Guided Cart (AGC) 

Autocart Automated Guided Cart (AGC) 

American Honda Motor Company, Inc. awarded just 25 suppliers from a pool of more than 5,000 that provide the equipment and services to support the company’s North America operations.  The Performance Excellence Award recognizes Autocraft for exceeding expectations with respect to service, cost, and quality. 

“Our team is immensely proud to be recognized by Honda for the partnership that we’ve built,” said Daniel Burseth, General Manager of Autocraft.  “We are excited to continue to deliver best-in-class material handling solutions and facility support to the Honda team as we’ve done for the last 11 years.” 

Under the leadership of Brad Paquin, Program Manager, the Autocraft suite of solutions will contribute to the production of the Acura MDX, Honda CR-V, and other models at Honda’s facility in East Liberty, Ohio.  “Honda’s Flexible Manufacturing System allows their operations to quickly and efficiently optimize production,” said Paquin.  “The Autocraft engineering and production teams are proud to work alongside the Honda team and support their strategic initiatives.” 

American Honda Motor Company, Inc. produced more than 6 million vehicles, power equipment products, and recreational motor vehicles in the U.S. in 2015.  More than 99% of the Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. were assembled by their North American operations. 

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About Autocraft

Autocraft is a leading provider of advanced material handling and assembly systems for the world’s biggest manufacturers.  Since 1958, Autocraft has partnered with automotive, home appliance, and aerospace customers from its facilities in St. Clair County, Michigan.  Autocraft’s business units consist of its market-leading Autocart™ Automated Guided Carts (AGC), Material Carriers, patented Work Brake Assembly, and General Assembly Tooling.  Autocart employs innovative engineering and lean production principles to deliver safe, effective, and low cost solutions to customers looking to optimize material flow in their operations.  For additional information, please visit