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Donaldson confirms leading position in engine filtration solutions

22 October, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – October 22, 2014 – Donaldson Company (NYSE:DCI), a leading worldwide manufacturer of filtration solutions and products, has been awarded a 2014 Supplier Award by Volvo Group Purchasing in the category Aftermarket Excellence.

Donaldson was awarded the Volvo Group Purchasing Supplier Award at IAA 2014; (from left to right) Gustav Svärd (Volvo Group), Patrick Vanhollebeke, Wouter Elie, Wim Vermeersch, Todd Smith (Donaldson), Eric Chapoulaud (Volvo Gorup).
The Volvo Group Purchasing Supplier Award recognizes top suppliers based on specific performance criteria, including the supplier's capacity to effectively collaborate globally with the Volvo Group organization and consistently improve performance. Volvo Group purchasing managers compared over 2,700 standard production suppliers to select the winners of each category. The awards were presented in six categories: Cost, Fuel Efficiency & Innovation, Project Delivery, Aftermarket, and Total Value Management Excellence. Donaldson was recognized with the Aftermarket Excellence Award because of the Company's continuous efforts and drive for innovation, providing optimized delivery standards and global coordination.

"At Donaldson, our goal has always been to provide market-leading filtration technology and exceptional customer service," said Wim Vermeersch, Vice President, EMEA, at Donaldson Company. "To receive an award like this from a valued strategic partner like the Volvo Group is an incredible honor. I'd like to personally thank the many Donaldson employees who contributed to this success. As a team, we remain committed to maximizing our Customers' revenue and profitability through partnership and collaboration, innovative technology and ongoing Continuous Improvement efforts."

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 approximately 12,600 employees contribute to the Company's success by supporting our Customers at our more than 140 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  

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Becky Cahn (952) 703-4590


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