Dana's Victor Reinz Earns Distinction as Longest Running Certified Caterpillar Supplier
Dec 7, 1999
ROBINSON, Ill., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) Victor Reinz facility in Robinson, Ill., received certified supplier status from Caterpillar for the 20th consecutive year. By continuously meeting all of Caterpillar's criteria, including outstanding quality, on-time delivery, and process control, the Victor Reinz facility has earned the distinction of being Caterpillar's longest running certified supplier. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA ) In addition to the Robinson plant, the Victor Reinz facility in Milwaukee also renewed its certification with Caterpillar. This Victor Reinz manufacturing operation had been certified for 15 consecutive years when located in Chicago, and has remained certified for an additional three consecutive years in its new Milwaukee location. "This certification recognizes the Victor Reinz tradition of excellence and devotion to quality," said Heinz Eilks, vice president of sealing products for Dana's Engine Systems Group. "It reflects our goal to remain a proven partner with our customers." "We take pride in our continuous reliability and look forward to many more productive years with Caterpillar," said Keith Wilson, vice president and general manager of Victor Reinz. 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 Plumley 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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