Dana Facility Earns Quality Recognition from Ford
Sep 14, 2000
MUSKEGON, Mich., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) Muskegon Perfect Circle facility has been honored by Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) for achieving a zero parts-per-million defect rating for 1999 production shipments to Ford's Dearborn, Mich., Engine and Fuel Tank Plant. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA ) The Dana facility supplies piston rings to Ford's Dearborn plant for a variety of the OEM's passenger-car and light-truck engines. "We are honored to receive this recognition from one of our top customers," said Willie Williams, plant manager at the Muskegon facility. "I believe this honor is a result of our focus on the continuous improvement of our quality and service." Dana, and other select suppliers who achieved zero defects for 12 consecutive months, will be recognized with signage at the plant. Dana's Engine Systems Group provides components, modules, and complete systems solutions to engine builders worldwide. The group's product lines include Victor Reinz(R) gaskets and sealing products, Perfect Circle(R) piston rings and engine parts, Glacier(R) Vandervell(R) engine bearings, and powertrain components manufactured by Dana's Plumley Division. 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 320 major facilities in 32 countries and employs more than 82,000 people. The company reported sales of $13.2 billion in 1999. Dana's Internet address is http://www.dana.com .