Dana to Provide Recyclable Cam Cover Module to Jaguar
Sep 12, 2002
TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) announced today that it has been selected to supply a recyclable cam cover module for the Jaguar AJ 33 engine, featured in Jaguar XK Sports Cars and S-TYPE Sedans, beginning this year. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA ) The thermoplastic cam cover module will be manufactured and assembled by Dana's Sealing Products Division at the Plumley Composite Sealing Center in Paris, Tenn., USA and supplied to the Bridgend engine plant in the United Kingdom. The cam cover module is composed of the cam cover, cam cover gasket, isolation system, and air/oil separation system. Dana also will supply coil covers and an oil fill neck assembly for the AJ 33 engine. In addition, it supplies oil and water pumps for the engine, as well as connecting-rod bearings manufactured with its proprietary AS16 lead-free bi-metal material. "Recyclability, emissions, weight reduction, and cost are important issues for our customers around the world, and with this improved cam cover module we address all four areas," said Mike Laisure, president of Dana's Engine and Fluid Management Group. "In addition, by providing an assembled module, we reduce the number of parts for the customer." Joe Magliochetti, Dana chairman and CEO, said, "This exciting module is the latest example of Dana providing a technologically advanced solution for one of its premier customers, and it further illustrates how Dana people are supporting our 'Transformation 2005' objectives of global growth through innovation." Dana Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of components, modules, and complete systems to global vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets. Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, the company operates some 300 major facilities in 34 countries and employs approximately 70,000 people. The company reported sales of $10.3 billion in 2001. Dana's Internet address is http://www.dana.com .
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