September 2021 – Among Honda’s more than 6,000 North American indirect procurement suppliers, Chemico LLC was one of 32 companies selected for achievements in the award category of Challenging Spirit. The award signifies Chemico’s commitment to Honda’s Challenging Spirit by going “above-and-beyond” expectations to ensure the success and/or delivery of a service, product or project. This marks the first time that Chemico, the largest veteran and minority-owned chemical management company in the U.S., was bestowed this honor.
Honda’s North American indirect procurement suppliers provide a wide variety of equipment, products, and services critical for supporting Honda’s U.S. business operations and the manufacturing of automobiles, engines, powersports products, and transmissions in America. Chemico provides a range of chemical management solutions to Honda.
“The last 18 months have been a challenging time for Honda and our supplier network and we appreciate how our indirect suppliers were able to persevere to support our business operations across the U.S.,” said Monica Oliverio, division lead, North American Indirect Procurement, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “We appreciate the challenging spirit of the companies earning awards and we thank all of our suppliers for helping us to meet the needs of our customers.”
“We are so proud to be recognized by Honda for our efforts in supplier performance,” said Leon C. Richardson, president, and CEO, Chemico. “During an unparalleled year, everyone at Chemico worked incredibly hard to mitigate obstacles and deliver critical materials on time to support Honda’s production requirements. This award acknowledges the proactive persistence our team maintains and the growing relationship that Chemico has cultivated with Honda.”