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). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA ) 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 .