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Superior named aluminum wheel supplier for PT cruiser. (North America).

Superior Industries International, Inc., Van Nuys, California, will supply aluminum wheels to DaimlerChrysler for the 2002 model Chrysler PT Cruiser.

Worldwide, the PT Cruiser is now at 310,000 units/yr with production in Toluca, Mexico and DaimlerChrysler's EuroStar plant in Graz, Austria.

This contract could net Superior an estimated $20 million annually, according to R. Jeffrey Ornstein, vice president and chief financial officer.

Superior Industries also supplies aluminum wheels and other automotive components to Ford, BMW, Volkswagen, Audi, Land Rover, Toyota, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Isuzu.
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Date:Jan 1, 2002
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