Dana Corporation Earns Darwin Fittest 50 Award(TM) in Recognition of Information Technology Prowess

Oct 1, 2001

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) today
announced that it has earned the Darwin Fittest 50 Award(TM) which recognizes
organizations that excel in enterprise foresight, innovation, and adaptability
as a means of transforming their operations to new-world business models.
    (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA )
    "Innovation and technology are at the heart of our continuing efforts to
transform the Dana Corporation," said Dana Chairman and Chief Executive
Officer Joe Magliochetti.  "This award recognizes the advances we have made in
developing and integrating our information technology tools with our other
resources in an effort to support Dana's customers around the world."
    Lew McCreary, editor-in-chief of award sponsor Darwin magazine, said,
"Fittest 50 Award honorees show true Darwinian characteristics by using IT to
adapt, survive, and thrive in this economy.  The Darwin Fittest 50 Award
winners have demonstrated strategic abilities to innovate and adapt, and are
being recognized for those skills."
    Other Darwin Fittest 50 Award recipients include such companies as AOL
Time Warner, Cisco Systems Inc., General Electric Co., General Motors Corp.,
and Sun Microsystems Inc.  A complete list of award recipients can be viewed
at: http://www.darwinmag.com .
    Recipients of the Darwin Fittest 50 Award were nominated by a panel of 15
experts, including academicians, consultants, and business book authors.
Members of the Darwin editorial staff also submitted nominations and
ultimately voted for list of 50 winners after extensive research into all
nominated companies.
    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
75,000 people.  The company reported sales of $12.3 billion in 2000.  Dana's
Internet address is http://www.dana.com .



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