MAUMEE, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) announced today the opening of new distribution centers in China and Mexico to increase product availability, improve delivery times, and provide additional support to its growing number of aftermarket customers.
These centers in Toluca, Mexico, and Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China, bring to 17 the total number of aftermarket-dedicated distribution centers globally and will serve as hubs in each region to provide parts for Dana's light-vehicle, commercial-vehicle, and off-highway customers.
The Mexico distribution center opened last month and supplies on-highway aftermarket products. Dana will add off-highway products in the near future. The facility in China will be fully operational this month, initially delivering off-highway products, but adding light-vehicle components in the coming months.
"The new centers are a continuation of our strategy to enhance our global distribution system to meet the growing demand for Dana parts," said Bill Gryzenia, vice president and general manager for Dana's Aftermarket business. "By expanding our service network even further we are able to provide essential logistical support and distribute quality aftermarket products with greater efficiency through our dedicated teams in each local market."About Dana in the Aftermarket Powered by recognized brands such as Dana ®, Spicer ®, Victor Reinz ®, Glaser ®, GWB ®, Gearmax ®, Thompson ®, TruCool ®, SVL ® and Transejes ®, Dana delivers a broad range of aftermarket products – from genuine to value – to service passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles throughout the world. Leveraged by a global network of 17 distribution centers, Dana's dedicated aftermarket team provides technical service, customer support, product availability, and delivery. About Dana Holding Corporation Dana is a world-leading supplier of driveline, sealing, and thermal-management technologies that improve the efficiency and performance of passenger, commercial, and off-highway vehicles with both conventional and alternative-energy powertrains. The company's global network of engineering, manufacturing, and distribution facilities provides original-equipment and aftermarket customers with local product and service support. Based in Maumee, Ohio, Dana employs approximately 25,500 people in 27 countries and reported 2011 sales of $7.6 billion. For more information, please visit www.dana.com. SOURCE Dana Holding Corporation