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DONNELLY CORPORATION RECEIVES CORPORATE CONSCIENCE AWARD

 DONNELLY CORPORATION RECEIVES CORPORATE CONSCIENCE AWARD
 HOLLAND, Mich., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council on Economic


Priorities (CEP) has awarded Donnelly Corporation (AMEX: DON) its 1992 Corporate Conscience Award for Employer Responsiveness. Award ceremonies were held in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on the evening of April 9, 1992, with master of ceremonies Mike Wallace of CBS-TV's "60 Minutes."
 The award for Employer Responsiveness recognizes outstanding corporate responsibility in the area of employee relations. Donnelly received the award based on its work to provide a supportive and empowering work environment for employees, particularly in the areas of participative management, employee benefits and profit sharing.
 The awards demonstrate that many companies maintained their commitments to social change and a cleaner environment last year, despite the recession. Awards were made to a single company in each of the following categories: Environmental Stewardship (a large and small company), Employer Responsiveness, Equal Employment Opportunity, Community Outreach and Charitable Contributions. Among the companies nominated this year were: Marcal Paper Mills, Aetna Life and Casualty, Johnson & Johnson, Donnelly Corporation, The Prudential Insurance Company of America, PepsiCo, Inc. and Apple Computer, Inc.
 Jacob Imberman, chairman of the board on the Council on Economic Priorities, observed: "We were all inspired by the tenacity of U.S. companies that implement socially responsible programs even in rough economic waters. Their performance reflects the actions of consumers who continued to ring up change at cash registers across the country by shopping with a social conscience in hard times."
 Time Warner Inc.'s vice chairman, Martin Payson, chaired the ceremony and noted: "In this tough economic year, it is historically important that the nominees remained committed to quality-of-life issues in the workplace and their hometowns. We are also pleased that companies are making products which are safe, clean and do not harm the environment."
 Paul Kalkman, president of Donnelly Corporation, accepted the award, stating: "We are very honored to receive an award in recognition of our commitment to people. At Donnelly, we believe that people are important and we have faith in their abilities. Donnelly employees have worked together participatively for over 40 years to make this company strong and to ensure that we have a good place to work. We believe Donnelly is a better company today because of it.
 "Our success is built on values that we hold dear and which have been supported by Donnelly's talented and committed employees. This award belongs to them."
 The purpose of America's Corporate Conscience Awards is to enhance the incentives for better corporate social performance. The winners are chosen by a judges committee comprising a diverse group of scholars, economists, and investment counselors. The Council on Economic Priorities rates companies on their corporate citizenship record and the results are published annually. CEP is a non-profit, public interest research organization with a nationwide membership.
 Donnelly is an international company dedicated to serving customers around the world with high-quality fabricated, molded and coated glass products for the automotive and electronics industries. The company has been based in Holland since 1905 and today operates from 12 separate facilities in western Michigan. In addition, Donnelly has a major manufacturing facility in Naas, Ireland; a marketing liaison office in Tokyo and in Detroit; an Advanced Technology Center in Tucson, Ariz.; and a manufacturing facility (in conjunction with Asahi Glass of Japan) in Mount Pleasant, Tenn. Donnelly is also recognized as a leader in the application of participative management practices.
 COMPANIES NOMINATED FOR 1992 CORPORATE CONSCIENCE AWARDS
 Environmental Stewardship:
 Large Companies: Church and Dwight Co., Inc. of Princeton, N.J.; and Marcal Paper Mills, Inc. of Elmwood Park, N.J.
 Small Companies: Conservatree Paper Company of San Francisco; LecTec Corporation of Minnetonka, Minn.; Solar Electric Engineering, Inc. of Santa Rosa, Calif.; and Stonyfield Farm, Inc. of Londonderry, N.H.
 Employer Responsiveness:
 Aetna Life and Casualty, Inc. of Hartford, Conn.; Donnelly Corporation of Holland, Mich.; Preston Trucking Company of Preston, Md.; and S.C. Johnson and Son, Inc. of Racine, Wis.
 Equal Employment Opportunity:
 General Mills, Inc. of Minneapolis; Johnson & Johnson of New Brunswick, N.J.; Lotus Development Corporation of Cambridge, Mass.; and PepsiCo, Inc. of Purchase, N.Y.
 Community Outreach:
 Esprit de Corp of San Francisco; McKesson Corporation of San Francisco; The Prudential Insurance Company of America of Newark, N.J.; and Supermarkets General Corporation of Woodbridge, N.J.
 Charitable Contributions:
 Apple Computer, Inc. of Cupertino, Calif.; The Quaker Oats Company of Chicago; Tom's of Maine (small) of Kennebunk, Maine; and U S West, Inc., of Englewood, Colo.
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 /CONTACT: Maryam Komejan of Donnelly Corporation, 616-786-6022/
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