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Dana Named Supplier of the Year by Blue Bird

MAUMEE, Ohio, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) has been named Supplier of the Year by Blue Bird Corporation, a leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses.

Dana Incorporated logo. (PRNewsFoto/Dana Incorporated)

As one of 450 production suppliers that work with Blue Bird, Dana earned this top honor by introducing new products that align with Blue Bird's commitment to safety, quality, durability, and serviceability, while also exceeding on-time delivery goals, delivering cost-saving initiatives, and providing exceptional parts and service support.

"At Blue Bird, it is our goal to design, build, sell and service the world's finest school buses, and the safety of schoolchildren is at the center of all that we do," said Phil Horlock, president and CEO of Blue Bird.  "With a shared commitment to delivering innovative, market-leading technologies, Dana earned our Supplier of the Year award by providing excellent engineering, marketing, and field service support."

Dana supplies Blue Bird with a complete range of drivetrain solutions including Spicer® medium- and heavy-duty single-drive axles, SPL® Series driveshafts, and Spicer end yokes.  These products are backed by Dana's best-in-class standard warranties and extended warranty coverage, as well as top-tier Spicer aftermarket products, and expert support to help fleet managers maximize the performance of their buses.

"For more than 25 years, Dana and Blue Bird have worked together to improve the safety, performance, and efficiency of school buses," said Mark Wallace, executive vice president of Dana and president of Dana Commercial Driveline Technologies.  "As a past recipient of several Outstanding Supplier awards from Blue Bird, Dana's top position as 2017 Supplier of the Year is a testament to our strong relationship with this leading manufacturer."

About Dana Incorporated
Dana is a world leader in highly engineered solutions for improving the efficiency, performance, and sustainability of powered vehicles and machinery.  Dana supports the passenger vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, and industrial markets as well as industrial and stationary equipment applications.  Founded in 1904, Dana employs nearly 29,000 people in 33 countries on six continents who are committed to delivering long-term value to customers.  The company reported sales of more than $5.8 billion in 2016.  Based in Maumee, Ohio, the company's headquarters operations were selected as a "Top Workplace" by The (Toledo) Blade in 2017.  For more information, please visit dana.com.

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Jeff Cole, +1-419-887-3535, jeff.cole@dana.com