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.
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    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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