Kawasaki continues operations after earthquake
March 29, 2011
Filed under Features
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) has announced that its motorcycle production plant located in Akashi, Japan, did not sustain damage in the country’s March 11 earthquake and tsunami, and no long-term stoppages are planned.
Plants in Thailand and the United States continue in full operation, according to a company press release.
Some suppliers and vendors of KHI were affected by the disaster, and the company will make adjustments as needed.
Presidents of U.S.-based Kawasaki entities are collecting employee donations that qualify for the Kawasaki matching gift program, and the Kawasaki Good Times Foundation is giving $50,000.