JTEKT recently received an award from Honda acknowledging the Vonore plant’s work in producing parts for Honda cars and trucks. The award is called Excellence in Value award and is considered highly prestigious in the automotive industry. TEKT Automotive in Mexico, located in San Lois Potosi, received the Excellence in Quality and Delivery Award. JTEKT North America manufactures steering systems, driveline components, bearings and machine tools. Displaying the award, from left: JTEKT Plant Manager Wendy Grewe, Monroe County Mayor’s Office Intern William Ogles, Vonore Mayor Bob Livingood, Matt Kinney, LeAnn Murano, Kayla Hubbard, Lakishia Upton, Donna Martin from the Monroe County Economic Development Office, and Monroe County Assistant Mayor Stacy Chambers.