Dana Receives Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America

Sep 24, 2015

MAUMEE, Ohio, Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) today announced that it has earned a Masters of Quality Award from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the highest honor for suppliers to the commercial-vehicle manufacturer.  

Dana's manufacturing facility in Lima, Ohio, was recognized for its commitment to quality, delivery, technology, and cost performance.  The largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America, DTNA manufactures, sells, and services several renowned commercial-vehicle brands, including Freightliner and Western Star, as well as Thomas Built Buses.  It is also the leading producer of medium-duty trucks and specialized commercial vehicles across the continent.

"We understand the importance of manufacturing and supplying top-quality components in order to move the industry forward," said Mark Wallace, executive vice president of Dana and group president of Dana On-Highway Driveline Technologies.  "This recognition and confidence from Daimler Trucks is a testament to our evolving relationship with a manufacturer we've been working with for more than 15 years.  Together, we will carry on our shared commitment to delivering safe, high-quality, durable, and serviceable vehicles."

Now in its 28th year, the Masters of Quality Award is presented to an elite group of suppliers who meet rigorous standards and also show a commitment for continual improvement.  DTNA's suppliers are evaluated semi-annually on more than 100 criteria related to quality, service, aftermarket parts availability, engineering, warranty, and purchasing; only those rated at the top are recognized with the award.

Dana supplies DTNA with a complete range of Spicer® drive axles, steer axles, driveshafts, and central tire inflation systems, all backed by Dana's best-in-class standard warranties and extended warranty coverage.  Dana also offers top-tier Spicer aftermarket products and the expert support fleet managers need to maximize the performance of their vehicles.

About Dana Holding Corporation
Dana is a global leader in the supply of highly engineered driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains.  Serving three primary markets – passenger vehicle, commercial truck, and off-highway equipment – Dana provides the world's original-equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket with local product and service support through a network of nearly 100 engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities.  Founded in 1904 and based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs approximately 23,000 people in 25 countries on six continents.  In 2014, Dana generated sales of $6.6 billion.  For more information, please visit dana.com.

SOURCE Dana Holding Corporation

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