Six Dana Corporation Facilities Earn DaimlerChrysler Gold Award for Achieving Superior Quality, Customer Service
Jul 26, 2000
TOLEDO, Ohio, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN) announced today that six of its manufacturing facilities have been recognized by DaimlerChrysler Corporation as 1999 Gold Award winners for achieving superior quality and outstanding supplier performance. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA ) The DaimlerChrysler Gold Award recognizes suppliers that demonstrate exceptional performance in customer service, quality, competitive pricing, delivery, minority sourcing, and DaimlerChrysler's SCORE program for cost reduction. DaimlerChrysler recognized the following Dana operations: * The Victor Reinz Division's Milwaukee, Wisc., and Danville, Ky., plants earned Gold Award status. These facilities, which are part of Dana's Engine Systems Group, supply DaimlerChrysler with advanced sealing technology for under-the-hood sealing such as cylinder head gaskets, intake and exhaust manifold gaskets, front covers, water pumps, and other secondary gaskets. * The Plumley Hose Division's Crenshaw, Miss., plant is a two-time Gold Award winner. This facility, which is part of the Dana Fluid Systems Group, supplies DaimlerChrysler with hose and hose assemblies. * Other Fluid Systems Group facilities honored include the Long Manufacturing plants in Oakville, Ontario, and Rochester Hills, Mich., which supply DaimlerChrysler with oil coolers, and the EPIC Technical Group facility in Archbold, Ohio, which supplies fabricated tube and hose assemblies. Dana Chairman & CEO Joe Magliochetti said, "It's truly an honor to see so many Dana facilities earn DaimlerChrysler's prestigious Gold Award. We are very proud to have been recognized for the exceptional quality and service Dana people provide to our customers." 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 .
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