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Dayco Celebrates 40 Years of Operation at Belt Manufacturing Facility

Troy, Mich., Sept. 27, 2013 – Dayco Products, LLC is celebrating 40 years of operation at its Walterboro, South Carolina manufacturing facility. The facility surpassed the 40-year mark in June of this year and the company is recognizing the milestone at the belt manufacturing plant today.

Dayco Chief Executive Officer Jim Orchard and other invited guests are in South Carolina to help celebrate the occasion. “The Walterboro facility has seen many ups and downs and many different management teams over the past 40 years. The one constant has been our associates that take the changes in stride and maintain the tremendous pride in the product we manufacture for our customers,” said Tom Green, Director of North American Operations, Flexible Components. Opened in 1973, the Walterboro plant is home to more than 130 employees that produce v-belts and serpentine belts for the both the original equipment industry and the automotive aftermarket, as well as performance belts for the ATV and snowmobile market.

About DaycoDayco Products is a leader in the research, design, manufacturing and distribution of a broad range of belts, tensioners, hoses, pulleys and hydraulics equipment for the automotive, trucking, construction, agricultural, ATV, snowmobile and industrial markets. Recognized by both original equipment manufacturers and the automotive aftermarket as an innovative, technology-driven organization, Dayco operates a fully integrated global network of technical facilities and sales offices worldwide. Dayco continues to be guided by the 108-year-old primary business strategy to anticipate and satisfy the needs of our customers by providing timely, quality products and services.

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