Dana Corporation Selected as Preferred Supplier by Workhorse Custom Chassis
Nov 3, 2003
TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) Commercial Vehicle Systems Division today announced that it has been selected as the standard and preferred axle and brake supplier for Workhorse Custom Chassis LLC, a subsidiary of Grand Vehicle Works Holdings Corporation. Dana will supply steer axles, drive axles, tag axles, and brakes for Workhorse Custom Chassis under a contract continuing through March 2007. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA ) "Dana is very pleased to have been chosen as preferred supplier for a wide range of products for Workhorse Custom Chassis," said Nick Cole, president of Dana's Heavy Vehicle Technologies and Systems Group. "Our people look forward to this business opportunity and are dedicated to continuing to provide quality products to this leading manufacturer of commercial and recreational chassis." "Dana has proven itself to be the industry leader in providing the highest level of product technology, innovation, systems integration, service, and support. Dana's products and services provide Workhorse with the competitive advantage that is needed in today's marketplace," said Dave Olsen, president, Workhorse Custom Chassis. Dana will supply D-700, D-800, E-1002W, E-1202W, and E-1462W model steer axles; independent front suspensions; model 70, M70HD, M80, S110, S130, S150- S, 19060S, and 21060S drive axles; tag axles; and air disc brakes to Workhorse Custom Chassis' facility in Union City, Ind. Components will be manufactured at Dana's Henderson, Ky.; Humboldt, Tenn.; and Buena Vista, Va., facilities. Dana's Commercial Vehicle Systems Division designs, manufactures, and markets front-steer, rear-drive, trailer, and auxiliary axles; driveshafts; steering shafts; brakes; suspensions; and related systems, modules, and services for the commercial vehicle market. Major components and modules are marketed under the Spicer(R) brand name. Dana Corporation is a global leader in the design, engineering, and manufacture of value-added products and systems for automotive, commercial, and off-highway vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets. The company employs approximately 60,000 people worldwide. Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, Dana operates hundreds of technology, manufacturing, and customer service facilities in 30 countries. The company reported sales of $9.5 billion in 2002.