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TCA Technologies Completes Contract for GM Volt Program


Guelph, ON, Canada - TCA Technologies Inc. announced that it has completed a major contract to design and supply a component manufacturing and testing system for Dana Holding Corporation, a Tier One supplier to the Chevrolet Volt program.

Dana is supplying its Long® internal battery cell coolers on the first advanced lithium-ion battery for a mass-marketed electric vehicle - General Motors Company's Chevrolet Volt. TCA was awarded the contract by Dana to design and supply a high-throughput system that would accept the Dana battery cell cooler components, perform additional assembly functions and subject 100% of the components to performance and quality testing. Due to the high volume of components to be processed, TCA chose to develop a system that incorporated robotic part handling.

"TCA has had a long-standing relationship with Dana and we are extremely pleased to have been chosen for this important program," said David Nelson, President of TCA Technologies Inc. "The Chevrolet Volt is the 2011 North American Car of the Year and represents a significant advancement in automotive technology. Dana's efficient and recyclable battery cell coolers contribute to this advancement and we are delighted that Dana chose to rely on TCA's ability to design, supply and support innovative and dependable manufacturing systems."

With customers in North America, Europe and Asia, TCA Technologies Inc. specializes in providing unique solutions to manufacturing challenges. They are located at 38 Winer Road, Guelph, Ontario N1H 6H9 and may be contacted by telephone (519-824-8711), fax (519-824-9053), email (sales@tcatech.com) or by visiting the company's website at www.tcatech.com.

Dana is a world leader in the supply of driveline products (axles and driveshafts), power technologies (sealing and thermal-management products), and genuine service parts for light and heavy manufacturers. Based in Maumee, Ohio, the company employs more than 25,000 people in 26 countries. More information is available at www.dana.com.

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