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.
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    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 .

SOURCE Dana Corporation

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