MAUMEE, Ohio, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today that it has earned the Gold Award at the 10th annual f-cell Congress in Stuttgart, Germany, honoring the company's technological advancements in polymer electrolyte fuel cell (PEFC) products.
Developed for the global fuel-cell market, Dana's metallic bipolar plate technology illustrates the 'f-cell' award criteria as a new fuel cell offering with potential for practical application. Dana's design and development process allows for a high level of product customization, based on individual customer needs.
"Dana is committed to providing best-in-class engineering and manufacturing expertise to the evolving fuel-cell industry," said Dwayne Matthews, vice president and general manager of Dana's Power Technologies Group. "To be recognized by f-cell judges -- a panel composed of our industry peers -- is an honor and a testament to the innovations underway at Dana."
Dana's mobile PEFC stack technology, under development for more than 10 years, offers improved performance, including high power density in a compact, lightweight unit that can be used in a variety of applications, including vehicular, portable, and small stationary units. PEFC components feature integrated seals and advanced coatings that increase reliability and product life expectancy. Technology benefits also include lowered leak rates, high durability, and low costs.
This is the fifth major award Dana has received for its continued development in metallic bipolar fuel cell plates. The company has also been recognized by General Motors, PSA Peugeot Citroen, and the Bavarian government.
About f-cell Congress
The f-cell Congress is an international event that brings together more than 700 fuel cell industry professionals from more than 20 countries and four continents. The 2010 f-cell Congress offers a unique opportunity for industry professionals to discuss current developments and new markets in the portable, mobile, and stationary applications of fuel cell energy. For information, please visit www.f-cell.de.
About Dana Holding Corporation
Dana is a world leader in the supply of driveline products (axles and driveshafts), power technologies (sealing and thermal-management products), and genuine service parts for light and heavy manufacturers. The company's customer base includes virtually every major vehicle manufacturer in the global automotive, commercial vehicle, and off-highway markets. Based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs approximately 22,000 people in 26 countries and reported 2009 sales of $5.2 billion. For more information, please visit www.dana.com.
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