Global Resources Strategically Deployed for Mining OEMs
Dana's production of mining drivelines in China is the latest example of the company's increased support for the industry. Over the past two-and-a-half years, Dana has increased its production of axles, transmissions, and driveshafts by 50 percent at its four mining-focused manufacturing facilities in Arco, Italy; Brugge, Belgium; Lugoff, South Carolina, USA; and Wuxi, China.
Dana offers a comprehensive line of Spicer ® drivetrain products designed to provide the vehicle performance, efficiency, reliability, and reduced operating costs required in mining. Dana also supplies a line of Victor Reinz ® sealing products and Long ® thermal-management technologies specifically engineered for engines and transmissions deployed in mining vehicles.
To better service driveline systems and individual components, Dana has enhanced its aftermarket support, now operating 17 aftermarket distribution centers globally to provide essential logistical support and a ready supply of genuine aftermarket products that reduce downtime and maintenance costs. Dana engineers work closely with OEMs to develop maintenance kits complete with the parts, instructions, and tools needed for typical service needs encountered at remote mining locations.At MINExpo, Dana will exhibit the Spicer Model 16D axle commonly used on five- to seven-ton (4.5- to 6.5-tonne) LHDs and 28- to 33-ton (25- to 30-tonne) mining trucks. The Model 16D provides excellent torque capacity and the traction necessary for varying ground conditions. About Dana Holding Corporation Dana is a world-leading supplier of drivetrain, 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.