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Car manufacturing

Car Plant

HUM's first car plant was opened on 10th October 1992 and has a production capacity of 150,000 cars per year. Operating on a two shift basis, the line comprises Weld, Paint, Assembly Frame, Material Logistics and Vehicle Quality. This is supported by other departments including Press and Plastic Operations. Car Plant 1 currently produces  the CR-V, Civic 5 Door, Civic Tourer and the all new Civic Type R.

The car manufacturing process begins in the Press Division where we press the body panels for the cars built on site Read more open news link
The main function of Material Logistics is to receive and deliver parts for the Weld, Assembly Frame and Paint divisio... Read more open news link
The Weld Division produces complete welded car bodies from panels. Read more open news link
As well as giving each car an attractive high gloss finish, the paint process is designed to provide resistance to cor... Read more open news link
The Plastic Operations facility was officially opened in February 1998 and supplies bumpers to both car plants. Read more open news link
The body shell is received from our Paint facility and begins the process of transformation into the finished product.... Read more open news link
Every car entering the Vehicle Quality Division goes through a five stage process. Read more open news link
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