Dana Facility Receives Ford Quality and Delivery Award
Dec 14, 1999
FRANKLIN, Ky., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) Perfect Circle facility in Franklin, Ky., has received Ford's "Livonia Plant Quarterly Supplier Recognition Award" for outstanding quality and delivery performance to Ford's Livonia, Mich., transmission facility. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA ) Perfect Circle's Franklin facility achieved a zero parts per million (PPM) defect rate, while also maintaining 99 percent on-time delivery. The Franklin facility supplies cast iron sealing rings to Ford's Livonia plant for a variety of Ford passenger car and light-truck transmissions. "We are very honored to receive this Ford recognition award," said Tim Parys, plant manager at Dana's Franklin Perfect Circle facility. "It's a result of our plant's total focus on improving the value and service we bring to customers." 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, fluid system products, and Plumley(TM) powertrain components. 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 32 countries and employs more than 86,000 people. The company reported sales of $12.5 billion in 1998. Dana's Internet address is http://www.dana.com .
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