TOLEDO, Ohio (May 9)—Dana Corp.'s Victor Reinz division has entered a five-year agreement with Dong Feng Gaskets Co. Ltd., a Chinese automotive gasket producer, to gain further entry into the engine sealing market in the country with its new gasket technology. Dong Feng is the gasket producer for Dong Feng Motor Co., the second largest car maker in China. The two gasket manufacturers plan to develop "a stronger product" to meet the demand for longer-lasting, higher quality products, as well as new production concepts, Dana said in a release. Dana will support Dong Feng in developing its production process for aramid fiber-based cylinder head gaskets, in introducing Dana's new process for surface coating of soft gaskets and advising on new equipment purchases and staff training.
Dana unit forges agreement with Chinese gasket maker
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