Dana Corporation's Spicer Heavy Systems Assembly Division Granted ISO 14001 Environmental Certification

Oct 15, 1999

    TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation (NYSE: DCN)
announced today that its Spicer Heavy Systems Assembly Division has qualified
for the prestigious ISO 14001 certification for environmental quality.  This
certification covers plants in Lancaster, Pa. and Lugoff, S.C., and the
division office in Wyomissing, Pa.
    The overall aim of ISO 14001 is to support environmental protection and
the prevention of pollution.  The certification recognizes Dana's compliance
with all North American environmental laws and regulations as well as a
commitment to improving environmental initiatives through environmentally
friendly processes and programs.
    To achieve the ISO 14001 certification_ the Dana facilities created an
Environmental Management System that enables the organization to establish and
assess the effectiveness of procedures and conformance to a set environmental
policy.  The system measures the success of the program through management
reviews_ employee awareness and training programs_ recycling programs_ and a
facility communication campaign.
    Spicer Heavy Systems Assembly Division is registered through QMI, a
division of Canadian Standards Association.  In recommending Spicer Heavy
Systems Assembly for approval the registrar noted that, "Dana Corporation was
very proactive in their approach to implementing the ISO 14001 program.  This
was evident by the support of top management and the participation of the
plant and environmental personnel."
    Dana's Spicer Heavy Systems Assembly Division supplies complete chassis
assemblies for the Class-8 truck market to Mack Trucks, Western Star Trucks,
and other customers.  The division's Lugoff facility was recently named the
South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Manufacturer of the Year and was ranked
among IndustryWeek magazine's Top 25 plants in North America in 1998 and 1999.
    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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