Dana's Perfect Circle Sealed Power Division Honored With Allied Signal Supplier Excellence Award

Oct 5, 1998

    MUSKEGON, Mich., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Perfect Circle Sealed Power
Division of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) has been awarded the prestigious
Allied Signal Truck Brake System 1997 Supplier Excellence Award.
    The world's largest manufacturer of piston rings, Perfect Circle Sealed
Power shipped  more than 7.5 million piston rings for brake air compressors to
Allied Signal in 1997.  The division received the Supplier Excellence Award
for "outstanding performance" in the areas of quality, delivery, cost, and
other factors.  The award was presented as a single award to four of the
division's plants:

   --  The Harvey Street machining plant, Muskegon, Mich.
   --  The Franklin cast iron plant, Franklin, Ky.
   --  The Franklin steel plant, Franklin, Ky.
   --  The Manchester plant, Manchester, Mo.

    Representatives from the Harvey Street machining plant accepted the award
on behalf of the four plants at the Perfect Circle Sealed Power division
headquarters in Muskegon.  The presentation was part of Allied Signal's Annual
Supplier Review.
    "It is highly gratifying to have a major customer recognize our ongoing
efforts to deliver the finest quality engine products, as well as superior
customer service.  From QS-9000 certification, to a comprehensive Total
Quality Assurance and  Year 2000 readiness programs, Perfect Circle has worked
hard for this award.  We will continue to improve our performance to totally
satisfy our valued customers," said Daniel Moody, vice president of Engine
Products for Dana Corporation.
    Perfect Circle is part of Dana Engine Components, one of Dana's seven
global strategic business units.  Dana Engine Components provides advanced,
synergistic, total systems solutions to engine builders worldwide.  Dana
Engine Components combines the strength and capabilities of Victor Reinz(R)
gaskets and sealing products, Perfect Circle(R) power cylinder and heavy duty
camshafts, Fluid Systems Products, and Plumley powertrain components.
    One of the world's largest independent suppliers to vehicular, off-
highway, and industrial manufacturers and their related aftermarkets, Dana
Corporation produces components used on more than 95 percent of the world's
650 million motor vehicles.  Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, the
company operates 270 major facilities in 33 countries and employs more than
79,000 people.  The company had pro forma sales of $11.9 billion in 1997.
Dana's Internet address is www.dana.com

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