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Miyoshi Plant (Hiroshima Prefecture)

The Miyoshi Plant, located in Miyoshi City in northern Hiroshima Prefecture, comprises a comprehensive vehicle proving ground and an engine plant. Since the opening of the vehicle proving ground in 1965, the Miyoshi Plant has placed particular focus on community contribution to meet the community’s needs, working in close cooperation with Mazda Group companies in northern Hiroshima Prefecture.

Person in charge of promoting social contribution at Miyoshi Plant

Person in charge of promoting social contribution at Miyoshi Plant

Terutoshi Mikami
Office of General & Legal Affairs
Miyoshi Plant

【Environment】Initiatives contributing to environmental protection
【Safety】Initiatives contributing to traffic safety
【Human resources】Initiatives aimed at fostering the next generation
【Community】Community-based initiatives
【Mazda Foundation】Initiatives via Mazda Foundation

Hosting Tours of the Engine Plant

【Human resources】【Community】

Objective

To promote children’s education and community interaction

Initiatives

The Miyoshi Plant offers tours of its engine plant, helping to augment the social studies curriculums in elementary and junior high schools. Also, the Miyoshi Plant accepts interns from local schools and administrative agencies to help develop human resources in the local community.

Welding experience during an internship program

Welding experience during an internship program

FY March 2015 Results
  • ■ Around 190 people, primarily elementary and junior high school students, toured the Miyoshi Engine Plant.
  • ■ The Miyoshi Plant accepted three interns, including local high school students.

Participation in Community Events and Cleanups

【Environment】【Community】

Objective

To contribute to community revitalization through active participation in representative community events and community cleanups

Initiatives

Jointly with Mazda Group companies in Miyoshi, the Miyoshi Plant participates in community events and cleanups, helping revitalize communities, while deepening exchange with local residents. Moreover, as a corporate member of the Miyoshi City Tourist Association and the Miyoshi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Miyoshi Plant provides support for organizing events.

FY March 2015 Results

The Miyoshi Plant participated in the following events together with Mazda Group companies in Miyoshi.

  • ■ April: A booth was set up at the Miyoshi Cherry Blossom Festival held in Ozekiyama Park (highlighted by a display of Mazda vehicles, including welfare vehicles, and a section where children could enjoy coloring).
  • ■ May: Around 60 people participated in the combined cleanup of the cormorant fishing pier (the cleanup was carried out jointly by companies and organizations in Miyoshi City, in advance of June 1, when the cormorant fishing season began).
  • ■ July: Volunteers participated in the Miyoshi Citizens’ Summer Evening Fireworks Festival.
  • ■ July: Around 100 members organized a parade team with Mazda vehicles, and joined the Miyoshi Kinsai Festival.
  • ■ August: Around 100 members organized a parade team with Mazda vehicles, and joined the Shobara Yoitoko Festival.
  • ■ October: A booth was exhibited at the Miyoshi Commerce and Industry Festival (featuring a display and explanations of Mazda vehicles and panels illustrating the Company’s environmental protection initiatives).
  • ■ March: Around 60 people participated in the combined cleanup of Ozekiyama Park (the cleanup was carried out jointly by companies and organizations in Miyoshi City prior to the Miyoshi Cherry Blossom Festival).

Parading with playing the drums (Miyoshi Kinsai Festival)

Parading with playing the drums (Miyoshi Kinsai Festival)

Cleanup of Ozekiyama Park to welcome tourists

Cleanup of Ozekiyama Park to welcome tourists