Dana Corporation Facility Receives Missouri Team Quality Award

Nov 6, 1998

    COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan presented
the Missouri Team Quality Award to Dana Corporation's (NYSE: DCN) Columbia,
Mo., axle facility last night at the Missouri Quality Conference in Jefferson
City.  The Columbia facility was recognized for the quality achievements of
its Kaizen Blitz team.
    The award, which is sponsored by the Excellence in Missouri Foundation,
recognizes teams throughout the state that have made significant contributions
to achieving organizational or community improvement objectives.
    "Being chosen to receive the Missouri Team Quality Award illustrates how
high-performing Dana people create high-performing teams with high-performing
results," said Lynn Ray, manager of the Columbia facility.  "We are proud of
our quality initiatives and the results they generate."
    The Columbia facility is part of the Spicer Light Vehicle Axle Division,
which focuses on the engineering and manufacture of components and systems for
the global passenger car and sport utility vehicle axle market.  The Spicer
light axle divisions, which are headquartered in Fort Wayne, Ind., manufacture
axles and axle components, including front- and rear-driving and non-driving
axles, transaxle auxiliary drive units, wheelends, and Dana's technologically
innovative Hydra-Lok(TM) differential.  It is part of Dana's Automotive
Systems Group, along with the Spicer Light Truck Axle, Spicer Driveshaft, and
Parish Structural Components divisions and the Modules & Systems Group.
    One of the world's largest independent suppliers to vehicular, off-
highway, and industrial manufacturers and their related aftermarkets, Dana
Corporation produces components used on more than 95 percent of the world's
670 million motor vehicles.  Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, the
company operates 270 major facilities in 33 countries and employs more than
79,000 people.  The company had pro forma sales of $11.9 billion in 1997.
Dana's Internet address is http://www.dana.com.

SOURCE Dana Corporation

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