Dana Corporation Earns Ford's 2000 World Excellence Award

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Dana Corporation

    TOLEDO, Ohio, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation (NYSE:   DCN)
 announced today that it has been honored as part of Ford Motor Company's World
 Excellence Awards.  The award recognizes Dana as one of Ford's top suppliers
 in the world for 2000 performance.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA )
     The World Excellence Award provides annual recognition based on quality,
 cost, and delivery metrics jointly developed by Ford and its suppliers.
 Thirty-eight suppliers from 14 countries won awards in various categories.
     Dana was one of 13 suppliers to receive Ford's Recognition of Achievement,
 which is given to suppliers that impact customer satisfaction by leading Ford
 key initiatives: high-mileage improvement, warranty reduction, environmental
 leadership, and consumer-focused technology.  Dana was specifically
 acknowledged in the warranty reduction category due to the efforts of its
 Spicer Light Axle Group.
     Carlos Mazzorin, Ford's group vice president of global purchasing and
 South America, said, "Congratulations to Dana.  You are one of Ford's most
 valuable assets.  Without your extraordinary contributions, we could not have
 achieved many of our goals in 2000."
     Dana Chairman and CEO Joe Magliochetti said, "It is a great honor to
 receive an award such as this from our largest customer.  Dana people continue
 to work with Ford and other customers to provide innovative solutions of the
 highest quality for the world's finest vehicles.  This recognition underscores
 that commitment."
     "We are extremely proud to have been selected as a recipient of the Ford
 Motor Company World of Excellence Award," said Bill Carroll, president of
 Dana's Automotive Systems Group, who accepted the award on behalf of the
 company.  "Customer Satisfaction has been a major focus for our Spicer Light
 Axle Group.  To be recognized as a lead supplier to Ford is a direct
 reflection on the efforts of our people."
     The Spicer Light Axle Group is part of Dana's global automotive axle
 operations, which consists of more than 25 manufacturing, assembly, and
 research and development facilities in 16 nations.
     Dana Corporation is one of the world's largest independent suppliers to
 vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets.  Founded in 1904 and
 based in Toledo, Ohio, the company operates some 300 major facilities in
 35 countries and employs more than 75,000 people.  The company reported sales
 of $12.3 billion in 2000.  Dana's Internet address is www.dana.com .
 
 

SOURCE Dana Corporation
    TOLEDO, Ohio, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Corporation (NYSE:   DCN)
 announced today that it has been honored as part of Ford Motor Company's World
 Excellence Awards.  The award recognizes Dana as one of Ford's top suppliers
 in the world for 2000 performance.
     (Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990903/DANA )
     The World Excellence Award provides annual recognition based on quality,
 cost, and delivery metrics jointly developed by Ford and its suppliers.
 Thirty-eight suppliers from 14 countries won awards in various categories.
     Dana was one of 13 suppliers to receive Ford's Recognition of Achievement,
 which is given to suppliers that impact customer satisfaction by leading Ford
 key initiatives: high-mileage improvement, warranty reduction, environmental
 leadership, and consumer-focused technology.  Dana was specifically
 acknowledged in the warranty reduction category due to the efforts of its
 Spicer Light Axle Group.
     Carlos Mazzorin, Ford's group vice president of global purchasing and
 South America, said, "Congratulations to Dana.  You are one of Ford's most
 valuable assets.  Without your extraordinary contributions, we could not have
 achieved many of our goals in 2000."
     Dana Chairman and CEO Joe Magliochetti said, "It is a great honor to
 receive an award such as this from our largest customer.  Dana people continue
 to work with Ford and other customers to provide innovative solutions of the
 highest quality for the world's finest vehicles.  This recognition underscores
 that commitment."
     "We are extremely proud to have been selected as a recipient of the Ford
 Motor Company World of Excellence Award," said Bill Carroll, president of
 Dana's Automotive Systems Group, who accepted the award on behalf of the
 company.  "Customer Satisfaction has been a major focus for our Spicer Light
 Axle Group.  To be recognized as a lead supplier to Ford is a direct
 reflection on the efforts of our people."
     The Spicer Light Axle Group is part of Dana's global automotive axle
 operations, which consists of more than 25 manufacturing, assembly, and
 research and development facilities in 16 nations.
     Dana Corporation is one of the world's largest independent suppliers to
 vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets.  Founded in 1904 and
 based in Toledo, Ohio, the company operates some 300 major facilities in
 35 countries and employs more than 75,000 people.  The company reported sales
 of $12.3 billion in 2000.  Dana's Internet address is www.dana.com .
 
 SOURCE  Dana Corporation

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