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DONNELLY CORPORATION HOSTS CHRYSLER GRAND CHEROKEE TOUR

 DONNELLY CORPORATION HOSTS CHRYSLER GRAND CHEROKEE TOUR
 HOLLAND, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Donnelly Corporation


(AMEX: DON) is pleased to be one of 13 suppliers chosen to host Chrysler Corporation's (NYSE: C) nationwide Jeep Grand Cherokee Supplier Caravan Tour. Under the theme of "Teaming Up for Quality," the tour will provide supplier employees with an early look at the vehicles they helped to make.
 Donnelly is very proud to have been selected as a supplier of window and mirror systems for this newly redesigned vehicle. The company is producing five modular window assemblies for the new Grand Cherokee, as well as interior mirrors on selected models.
 John Donnelly, vice president for Modular Window Systems at Donnelly, stated:
 "We are very excited about the new Grand Cherokee. It was created by many teams of talented people within Chrysler and its suppliers using state-of-the-art design and manufacturing processes.
 "Donnelly is proud of its long-term relationship with Chrysler. We have been working together for over 20 years as partners to develop new and better vehicles for the future. We look forward to continuing that tradition for many years to come."
 Tom Stallkamp, vice president of Procurement and Supplier Operations and general manager of Large Car Operations for Chrysler, stated:
 "We want to give suppliers and their employees a chance to see the vehicles before they are readily available in dealerships. Chrysler and its suppliers are partners in every sense of the word ... supplier involvement has been crucial to the creation of the new products Chrysler will be introducing during the 1990s and beyond."
 Donnelly holds Chrysler's highest designation for outstanding quality, the Pentastar Award. The company currently produces 13 window assemblies for five different Chrysler vehicles and supplies mirror systems for all vehicle platforms within Chrysler.
 Donnelly Corporation 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.
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 /CONTACT: Maryam Komejan of Donnelly Corporation, 616-786-6022/
 (DON C) CO: Donnelly Corporation; Chrysler Corporation ST: Michigan IN: AUT SU:


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