Hahn Automotive Awards WIX Filters For Outstanding Shipping Performance

Wednesday, 02 April 2003

WIX Filters has been recognized by Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc. for Outstanding Shipping Performance for 2002.

The award was presented by Eli Futerman, president of Hahn Automotive Warehouse on March 15 during their National Sales Conference in Rochester, New York.

Accepting the award on behalf of WIX Filters was Bill Sheehan, vice president of sales for WIX Filters, Mike Mahoney and Joel Osborne, WIX Filters regional managers, Bruce Johnston, brand manager for WIX Filters and Tom Delaus, WIX district manager.

“On behalf of the employees at WIX Filters, we would like to thank Hahn Automotive for this outstanding award,” said Bill Sheehan, vice president of sales for WIX Filters. “It is truly a privilege to receive an award of this caliber in such a competitive industry.”

“It was an honor to receive this award from the Hahn Automotive Group,” said Osborne. “They are considered one of the premier distributors in the East and Southeast, this award given by them should be held in the highest esteem by everyone at WIX.”

Since 1939, Wix has been an innovator in filtration products. Wix designs, manufactures and distributes products for automotive, diesel, agricultural, industrial and specialty filter markets. Its product line includes oil, air, cabin interior, fuel, coolant, transmission and hydraulic filters for automobiles, trucks and off-road equipment. WIX is the # 1 filter in NASCAR and the only filter Officially Licensed by NASCAR. Wix Filtration Products is part of Dana Corporation's Automotive Aftermarket Group, one of the world's largest independent suppliers to vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets. WIX Filter's Internet address is www.wixfilters.com.

Dana Corporation is a global leader in the design, engineering, and manufacture of value-added products and systems for automotive, commercial, and off-highway vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets. The company employs more than 60,000 people worldwide. Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, Dana operates hundreds of technology, manufacturing, and customer service facilities in 30 countries. The company reported 2002 sales of $9.5 billion.