Company

Honda Kaihatsu Americas, Inc. (HKA) was incorporated in California in 1989. Since then, we have been sending top-tier Japanese-English translators and interpreters to support operations at Honda manufacturing plants in the United States.
As the US subsidiary of Honda Kaihatsu Co., Ltd. (HK), we have been expanding our business to support Honda associates since October 2017, making use of the expertise of HK.

Corporate profile

Company name Honda Kaihatsu Americas, Inc.
President & CEO Yoshikazu Otsuka
Date established June 1989
Ohio Office

5940 Venture Drive, Suite D, Dublin,
OH 43017, U.S.A.
TEL: (614) 792-7680
FAX: (614) 792-7679

Los Angeles Office

3625 Del Amo Boulevard, Suite 230, Torrance,
CA 90503, U.S.A.
TEL: (310) 793-8517
FAX: (310) 793-9906

Number of employees 46 (as of June 2020)
Business Translation and interpretation services (Japanese and English), Honda Kaihatsu related business
Number of interpreters
and translators
35 (as of June 2020)
Major clients Honda's manufacturing plants and research & development facilities, Japanese banks, and Japanese manufacturers in the U.S.

Corporate history

1989 Established Honda Kaihatsu Kogyo USA, Inc. ("HKK USA") in Torrance, California as a 100% overseas-owned subsidiary of Honda Kaihatsu Kogyo Co., Ltd.
2004 Opened a branch office in Dublin, Ohio
2013 Honda Staffing Service Corp. became HKK USA's parent company (100% owned)
2014 HKK USA changed its name to Honda Language Services, Inc. ("HLS")
2017 Honda Kaihatsu Co. Ltd. became HLS's parent company (100% owned)
2018 HLS changed its name to Honda Kaihatsu Americas, Inc. ("HKA")