MOSCOW, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At CTT 2013, June 4-8 in Moscow, Dana Holding Corporation (NYSE: DAN) will announce further steps to bolster its ongoing support of the growing construction market in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States by expanding its aftermarket network and offering customized drivetrain solutions for the region.
Construction activity in Russia and CIS is expected to continue accelerating through 2015, spurred by state-funded civil engineering projects for transport and infrastructure expansion. Dana is increasing its local resources by actively expanding its network of Authorized Spicer ® Off-Highway Service Centers and strengthening the capabilities of the Dana distribution center in Gyor, Hungary, to improve the delivery of genuine original-equipment service parts.
Dana is also increasing the availability of driveline solutions produced in China for equipment buyers in the region. These solutions include the Spicer TZL Series of four-speed powershift transmissions as well as the Spicer ® Rui Ma™ brand of transmissions and axles, which provide an optimized blend of product features, performance, dependability and cost.
"At Dana, we recognize the increasing importance of this vibrant, growing market and the crucial role the construction industry will play here," said Aziz Aghili, president of Dana Off-Highway Driveline Technologies. "We will continue to expand our support with complete drivetrain solutions and world-class aftermarket capabilities for construction equipment and other off-highway applications."At CTT 2013, Dana will showcase the Spicer Model 114 planetary rigid axle for medium-sized front-end loaders, which provides excellent traction and reliable braking. Combining force with control, this axle reduces fuel consumption and improves performance. The Spicer Model 114 axle includes a limited-slip differential lock with a 45-percent locking capacity, delivering excellent tractive force and nimble vehicle steering for front-end loader applications. The axle can be configured with a variety of other hydraulic-locking differential options, including dog clutch and multi-disc clutch. Inboard wet disc brakes offer proven fail-safe stopping performance and energy absorption, while a fail-safe park brake featuring internal negative SAHR is available as an option.