Dana inaugurates tech center in India

  • 30-Jan-2014 09:26 EST
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More than 240 engineers are employed at Dana's new tech center in Pune, India.

Dana Holding Corp. on Jan. 28 dedicated an 8000-m² (86,000-ft²) technology center in Pune, India. Its 240-plus engineers there do work for OEMs in the light-vehicle, commercial-vehicle, and off-highway markets in India and in the region. Devoted to research, design, development, and testing of drivetrain, sealing, and thermal-management products, the Dana India Technical Center is fully integrated into the company's global research and development system to support new products from concept development through launch, as well as to adapt technologies developed elsewhere in the world for the specific needs of the Indian market, the company says. It combines design, FEA, and testing for all of Dana's product groups under one roof, and consists of an electronic controls lab, a testing area, a materials development lab, a prototype area, and an NVH and performance analysis lab for product development. Equipment includes several dynamometers, a rotating bending test stand, a beam fatigue test stand, a multi-axis spin stand, rotary actuators, and linear actuators. Dana customers in India include Ashok Leyland Ltd., Caterpillar India, Deere and Co., Force Motors, Ford India, General Motors India, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mahindra Trucks and Buses Ltd., TAFE, Tata Motors, and VE Commercial Vehicle Ltd. Export customers include Caterpillar, Ford, Land Rover, Nissan, Renault, Still, and Toyota.

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