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DONNELLY RECEIVES TOP QUALITY AWARD FROM GENERAL MOTORS

 HOLLAND, Mich., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Donnelly Corporation (AMEX: DON) announced that General Motors (NYSE: GM) has presented the company its Mark of Excellence Award. This is GM's highest quality award and was presented to Donnelly officials in a special ceremony at Donnelly's 40th Street facility this morning.
 The General Motors assessment team first visited Donnelly in February of 1992. Donnelly received top scores in each of the five categories under consideration: leadership, quality, cost, delivery and technology. The evaluation process entails rigorous study by GM teams composed of employees from purchasing, engineering, manufacturing and quality. All of Donnelly's extensive operations that provide automotive mirror, window and interior lighting systems were evaluated.
 Rosanne Bachor, director of supplier quality for Lansing Automotive Division, presented the award and stated:
 "You, as a supplier, are important in our effort to improve General Motors' position in a very competitive marketplace. Our Targets for Excellence program is an extensive assessment process and your receiving this award indicates you are a valuable partner in helping us achieve our goal of uncompromising quality and service at a competitive price."
 Paul Kalkman, president and chief operating officer for Donnelly Corporation, accepted the award, stating:
 "I am very pleased to accept this award on behalf of everyone at Donnelly Corporation. The standard that General Motors has established with these awards clearly addresses the issues of quality and integrity that are demanded by today's consumers. Achieving that standard and attaining GM's top quality designation is very meaningful to our company."
 Donnelly Corporation makes mirror, window, and interior lighting systems for the Buick Skylark, Oldsmobile Achieva, Pontiac Sunbird and Grand Am, and Chevrolet Cavalier, Beretta and Corsica. Donnelly also supplies these systems to General Motors' Midsize Car Division, Saturn Corporation, and Truck Platforms.
 Donnelly is an international company dedicated to serving the world automotive industry with high quality window systems, interior and exterior mirror systems, and interior trim and lighting systems. In addition, the company serves the computer and electronics industries with specialty coated glass products. The company operates from 20 locations throughout the world and was recently named as one of the "top 10" in the new book titled, "The 100 Best Companies to Work for in America."
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 /CONTACT: Maryam Komejan of Donnelly Corporation, 616-786-6022/
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