Dana Corporation's Weatherhead Brake Products Division Receives QS9000 Registration

Sep 8, 1997


    FORT WAYNE, Ind., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The two manufacturing locations
and laboratory of Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) Weatherhead Brake Products
Division have achieved QS9000 registration.
    QS9000 quality guidelines were developed as a cooperative effort of major
automotive manufacturers.  Registration is a requirement for all companies
wishing to supply the major automotive manufacturers.  Registration is
industry recognition that quality systems, policies and procedures are in
place and active and reflects a commitment to customer satisfaction.
    "Our efforts toward registration to QS9000 have been successful.  We are
proud to be registered and recognized for our efforts," said Mike Pruzin,
Plant Manager, Weatherhead Brake Products' Columbia City manufacturing
facility.  Pruzin further stated, "Our customers will benefit from the
continuous improvements that are required in order to maintain our
registration."
    Weatherhead Brake Products Division, a global manufacturer of hydraulic
brake hose assemblies, hydraulic valves and fittings, has produced brake
system components for the automotive and vehicular industry since 1937.
    Dana Corporation is a global leader in the engineering, manufacture and
distribution of products and systems for the vehicular, industrial and
off-highway markets.  Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, Dana operates
facilities in 30 countries with more than 48,000 people and sales were
$7.7 billion in 1996.  It has more than 40 product research and development
centers worldwide.  The Internet address for Dana Corporation is
http://www.dana.com.  The Internet address for Weatherhead Brake Products
Division is http://www.dana.com/weatherhead.

SOURCE  Dana Corporation

CONTACT: Deborah Edwards of the Weatherhead Brake Products Division of Dana
Corporation, 219-490-0134, or fax, 219-490-0326

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