Monday, September 12, 2005

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation Names New Plant Manager

Detroit Diesel RemanufacturingCorporation today announced the appointment of Dave Atherton as vice presidentand general manager of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing - West in Tooele, Utah.In this position, Atherton is responsible for the day-to-day operations of theremanufacturing facility. "With Dave's engineering and manufacturing background, he's a great choiceto lead one of our five remanufacturing facilities," said Jim Morrow,president of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation. "Plus, his focus oncustomers and quality provide a great foundation from which to continuebuilding our remanufacturing capabilities in Tooele." Prior to his current role, Atherton served as product engineering managerfor Detroit Diesel Corporation from 1999 to June 2005. This position includedresponsibility for external engine components and exhaust gas recirculationcomponents for the Series 60 on-highway truck engine, as well as componentdevelopment for the Series 2000 and 4000 off-highway diesel engines. In 1998,he was named staff project engineer. Prior to this, Atherton progressedthrough the organization holding positions of increasing responsibility on theManufacturing and Engineering staffs. Atherton began his career in 1981 as a machinist and millwright at AlgomaSteel Corporation in Canada. Atherton holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering fromMichigan Technological University and a master's degree in BusinessAdministration from the University of Michigan - Dearborn. Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation, a subsidiary of Detroit DieselCorporation, remanufactures and markets a complete line of diesel engines andrelated products in North America, including the reliabilt brand. For morethan 40 years, reliabilt has been one of the most respected names in theaftermarket business with ready-to-install products for on-highway and off-highway power-systems. Detroit Diesel Corporation is the leading manufacturer of on-highwayheavy-duty diesel engines for the commercial truck market. The company offersa complete line of engines from 170 to 515 horsepower for the on-highway andvocational markets. Through its corporate headquarters in Detroit, Michigan,Detroit Diesel is engaged in the design, manufacture, sale and service ofthese products, in addition to supporting alternative and hybrid enginestrategies for the commercial truck marketplace. Detroit Diesel is asubsidiary of DaimlerChrysler and part of the Freightliner group of companies.


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