Founded in 1972, Honda Trading America, also known as HTA, is one of the largest subsidiaries of Honda Trading Corporation, which is a trading unit of Honda. Its services include procurement, sourcing, processing, supply chain, information and inventory management, quality assurance, financing, and shipping and logistics. The company also specializes in trade compliance and recycling work. Honda Trading America s trading divisions include raw materials, parts, machinery and die, catalytic materials and systems and general merchandise. It procures raw materials for steel, aluminum and plastic. The company also deals in supply planning, trade finance, and currency and quality management. Honda Trading America operates in Japan, the United States, Asia and Europe.