Dana Corporation Facility Earns Quality Recognition from DaimlerChrysler Corporation

Sep 11, 2000

    MUSKEGON, Mich., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muskegon, Mich., Perfect
Circle piston ring facility of Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) has been
recognized for achieving a flawless quality rating from DaimlerChrysler
Corporation (NYSE: DCX).
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    The facility received a 100-percent quality rating for the piston ring
components it supplied to DaimlerChrysler during the 1999 production year.
These Perfect Circle products are used on a variety of the OEM's passenger-car
and light-truck engines.
    "Perfect Circle has made quality a primary focus," said Willie Williams,
plant manager at Dana's Muskegon Perfect Circle facility.  "We are very
honored that DaimlerChrysler has recognized our commitment to meet their
world-class quality requirements."
    "We're very proud of our people in Muskegon," added Tom Neusiis, vice
president and general manager for Dana's Perfect Circle Division. "This
excellent rating is a result of their continued effort to exceed our
customers' expectations."
    Dana 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 .

SOURCE Dana Corporation

Web Site: http://www.dana.com

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