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Donaldson Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 1299
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55440
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DONALDSON RECOGNIZED AS 2009 "BEST IN CLASS" PREMIUM SUPPLIER FOR THE VOLVO GROUP 3P ORGANIZATION
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - August 19, 2010 - Donaldson Company (NYSE:DCI), a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration solutions and products, has been recognized as a "Best in Class" Premium Supplier by the Volvo Group for 2009. The Volvo Supplier Award recognizes the top nine suppliers based on specific performance criteria, along with the suppliers' capacity to effectively collaborate with the Volvo 3P team to consistently improve performance.
"At Donaldson, our goal has always been to provide market-leading filtration technology and exceptional customer service," said Dennis Jandik Vice President, Global Engine OEM Sales, at Donaldson Company. "To receive an award like this from a valued customer like Volvo is incredibly validating – it leaves us both proud and humbled. I'd like to personally thank the many Donaldson employees who contributed to this success. As a team, we remain committed to developing and applying filtration technologies in ways that create real value in the marketplace."
The Volvo Group is one of the leading suppliers of commercial transport solutions providing products such as trucks, buses, construction equipment and drive systems for marine and industrial applications, as well as aircraft engine components. Donaldson supplies the Volvo Group with filtration systems and replacement parts for engine air intake, mobile hydraulics, engine liquids and exhaust systems.
"Performance and agility are keys to success in today's marketplace," said Mats Nilsson, Vice President Chassis Purchasing at The Volvo Group. "Our Premium Supplier Award recognizes the top suppliers each year who meet or exceed our high performance standards with a spirit of cooperative excellence. The Donaldson team consistently delivers superior filtration solutions and parts to Volvo, coupled with excellent customer service. We value our partnership and congratulate them on receiving this award."
To learn more about Donaldson filtration technologies, visit www.donaldson.com.
About Donaldson Company
Donaldson is a leading worldwide provider of filtration systems that improve people's lives, enhance our Customers' equipment performance, and protect our environment. We are a technology-driven company committed to satisfying our Customers' needs for filtration solutions through innovative research and development, application expertise, and global presence. Our employees contribute to the Company's success by supporting our Customers at our more than 100 sales, manufacturing, and distribution locations around the world.
Donaldson is a member of the S&P MidCap 400 and Russell 1000 indices, and our shares trade on the NYSE under the symbol DCI. Additional information is available at www.donaldson.com.