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Honda Manufacturing Recognizes EMC as Supplier of the Year

EMC Is the Only Information Technology (IT) Provider to Receive This Prestigious Award from Honda Manufacturing

HOPKINTON, Mass., August 31, 2009 - 

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that Honda Manufacturing has honored EMC with a Supplier of the Year award. This prestigious annual award is given to companies in various key industries for their continuous dedication to Honda Manufacturing's success and for surpassing its standards for Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD). EMC was chosen from Honda Manufacturing's extensive list of IT vendors.

"We're pleased to honor EMC with the Honda Manufacturing Supplier of the Year award," said Mike Wallace, MRO Manager of Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc. "We are dedicated to supplying reasonably-priced products of the highest quality to our worldwide customers and depend on vendors like EMC to deliver the same level of quality and satisfaction. EMC has and continues to provide the IT insight needed to innovate and reduce costs associated with our manufacturing quality and processes without sacrificing quality."

Since 1995, EMC has provided Honda Manufacturing with industry-leading information infrastructure solutions to increase the performance and achievements of its manufacturing processes. This includes working with Honda Manufacturing to develop a strategic plan and IT roadmap to cost-effectively support the manufacturing of its autos and motorcycles.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the establishment in 1959 of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., Honda's first overseas subsidiary. Honda began U.S. motorcycle production in Ohio in 1979, and U.S. automobile production in 1982. The company has invested more than $10.6 billion in its North America operations, including 16 major manufacturing facilities employing more than 34,000 associates, to produce Honda and Acura automobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, personal watercraft, lawn mowers, general-purpose engines, and other power equipment products.

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