Dana Unveils Technical and Customer Support at Farmington Hills Grand Opening

Sep 21, 2000

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation
(NYSE: DCN) today celebrates the grand opening of its new 110,000 sq. ft.
Customer and Engineering Support Center in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Featuring a broad range of technical support capabilities to provide
innovative customer solutions, the facility will support research for "under
the vehicle" and "under the hood."
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    The new facility provides integrated engineering support services that
consolidate engineering functions, prototyping and testing services.
Laboratories are equipped with high-tech noise, vibration and harshness (NVH)
testing capabilities, a chassis dynamometer within an anechoic chamber and a
four-post actuator for road-test simulation.  Materials and product-testing
laboratories specialize in bearing, gasket and other engine system component
testing in a variety of conditions.
    "This facility combines the best of Dana's automotive sales, engineering
and research and development departments in one strategic location to best
serve our customers," said Bill Carroll, Dana Corporation Automotive Systems
Group president.  "The goal of the Customer and Engineering Support Center is
to provide a new level of customer service in the Detroit area and offer our
customers dramatically enhanced technical support."
    In addition to technology testing, the facility also showcases special
exhibits on fuel cells, space frames and magnetic pulse welding technologies.
Dana customers also have access to a state-of-the-art auditorium and product
display center.
    Dana Corporation is one of the world's largest independent suppliers to
vehicle manufacturers and the aftermarket.  Founded in 1904, and based in
Toledo, Ohio, the company operates some 330 major facilities in 33 countries
and employs more than 80,000 people.  The company reported sales of $13.2
billion in 1999.

SOURCE Dana Corporation

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