14/02/2011

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Dana to build technical center in India

The Pune technical center will bolster Dana's engineering capabilities in India and enhance customer responsiveness by:Providing full, in-region engineering, testing, and analysis capability for local markets;Supporting "24/7" engineering capability for Dana global products, which will accelerate development time and lower total development costs; andPromoting enhanced interaction and knowledge sharing among engineering teams.The new center will be part of Dana India Technical Centre Pvt. Ltd., a wholly-owned Dana subsidiary, and will encompass 11,600 m2 on a 1.9 ha lot located adjacent to the company's existing off-highway axle facility. The center will house engineering design activities and a test laboratory equipped to support the company's Light Vehicle Driveline, Commercial Vehicle, Off-Highway, and Power Technologies product group requirements. The center will include performance, structural, environmental, oil flow and lubrication, and metallurgical testing, as well as noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) testing capabilities. The addition of the new facility will bring the number of Dana operations in India to 12. The company and its affiliates employ approximately 2,000 people in India.

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