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Dayco Names Charles R. Baker Senior Vice President of RD&E and Program Management

October 2016

Baker brings executive leadership experience from General Motors, Honda Motor Company, Johnson Controls and Harley-Davidson
TROY, Mich. – October 25, 2016 – Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced Charles (Charlie) R. Baker has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Research, Development and Engineering (RD&E) and Program Management.

Dayco to Showcase Full System, Aftermarket Kit Solutions During Auto Trade Expo 2016

October 2016

TROY, Mich. – October 5, 2016 – To educate buyers on the availability of new products and provide technical information to professional mechanics, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced it will exhibit at Auto Trade Expo 2016, October 22 – 23, 2016 at the Citywest Exhibition Centre in Dublin, Ireland. The Expo, now in its third year, caters to all aftermarket sectors including passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, heavy commercial vehicles, trailers and buses...

Dayco to Unveil Expanded Accessory Belt Range, New Light Commercial Vehicle Catalog at Automechanika Frankfurt 2016

September 2016

2016 marks the seventh consecutive time Dayco has exhibited at the international event
TROY, Mich. – September 6, 2016 – Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced it will exhibit at Automechanika Frankfurt, September 13 – 17, 2016 at the Messe Frankfurt Exhibition Center, with the focus of this year’s event being Dayco’s aftermarket engine component and kit range.
During the five-day event, considered one of the world’s leading trade shows for the automotive service industry, Dayco will showcase its expanded accessory belt range, its new light commercial vehicle catalog and its timing belt-in-oil kits. (...)

Dayco Improves Customer Service, Enhances Access to Technical Information with Mobile App Update

September 2016

Version 2.0 of the catalog app contains technical information and details about Dayco replacement parts for passenger car, light and heavy trucks and buses in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, China and South America.
TROY, Mich. – September 2, 2016 – To improve customer service and provide its customers with up-to-date application information, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced the latest update to its catalog smartphone app. Version 2.0 of the catalog app, which contains technical information and details about Dayco replacement parts for passenger car, light and heavy trucks and buses in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, China and South America, is now available in the App Store (iOS), Google Play (Android) and Windows Store (Windows Phone). (...)

Dayco to Showcase Heavy Duty Engine Components, Aftermarket Kits During Automechanika Moscow 2016

August 2016

TROY, Mich. – August 16, 2016 – To help grow its business in Russia and neighboring countries, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced it will showcase its line of aftermarket engine components and kits during Automechanika Moscow, August 22 – 25, 2016 at the Expocentre in Moscow, Russia.
During the four-day event, Dayco will educate customers on the availability of its line of heavy duty engine components, timing belt water pump kits and timing belt-in-oil kits.

Dayco CEO John Bohenick to Keynote 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Asia Pacific Summit

August 2016

TROY, Mich. – August 10, 2016 – As automotive and industrial part manufacturers seek to maintain pace with the growing demand for replacement parts in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, will present its go-to-market and automotive aftermarket service strategies during the 2016 Automotive Aftermarket Asia Pacific Summit, September 1 – 2, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. John T. Bohenick, Dayco Chief Executive Officer, will serve as keynote speaker during the second edition of the conference and address the challenges the industry faces in this market. (...)

Dayco Expands Global Footprint, Enhances Customer Support with Opening of Offices in Europe, the Middle East and South America

July 2016

With focus on customer service and increased market share, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced the opening of its newest sales and technical support offices in Belgrade, Serbia and Lisbon, Portugal, the latest additions to the company’s growing footprint. During the past 12 months, Dayco has also opened new offices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Buenos Aires, Argentina. (...)

Dayco Manufacturing Plants in China Earn Quality Excellence Award from Caterpillar

July 2016

Second consecutive year the Wujiang plants are recognized for its commitment to quality
TROY, Mich. – July 13, 2016 – Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced its two manufacturing plants in Wujiang, China, have been named recipients of the Silver Supplier Certification as part of Caterpillar’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). This award recognizes suppliers that have achieved Caterpillar Quality Management System supplier certification, which includes suppliers’ commitment to providing exceptional service, quality and delivery performance on an ongoing basis.

International Engine of the Year Award Winners Powered by Dayco Engine Products

June 2016

- Fifth consecutive year an award-winning engine is designed with Dayco content
- Seven out of 12 category winners possess Dayco engine products and drive systems
- Diverse product line contributes directly to NVH reduction and improved efficiency of today’s smaller, more powerful engines

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced an engine built with Dayco products and systems has been named an International Engine of the Year Award winner for the fifth consecutive year. In total, seven of the 12 categories were won by engines designed with Dayco content.

Dayco Earns Gold Certification for Quality Excellence from Caterpillar

June 2016

The Manresa plant is the third Dayco site to receive this award from Caterpillar in the past two years.
Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced its manufacturing plant in Manresa, Spain, has been named a recipient of the Gold Supplier Certification as part of Caterpillar’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). This award recognizes suppliers that have achieved Caterpillar Quality Management System supplier certification, which includes suppliers’ commitment to providing exceptional service, quality and delivery performance on an ongoing basis. Opened in 1968 and acquired by Dayco in 2001, the Dayco plant in Manresa manufactures a wide range of pulleys and bearing caps for use in automotive and industrial applications.

Dayco Earns Best Plant Award from PSA

June 2016

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, announced today it received the Best Plant Award from the PSA Group, the French manufacturer of automobiles sold and marketed under the Peugeot, Citroën and DS brands. The award, presented during PSA’s 12th annual Best Supplier Awards, recognizes the Dayco belt manufacturing plant in Manoppello, Italy, for its performance in manufacturing excellence according to the PSA Group’s quality standards.

Dayco Unveils New Tagline and Identity Statement

May 2016

The Global manufacturer of essential engine components and drive systems launches campaign to strengthen identity among Associates and customers.
“Move Forward. Always.” This simple, yet strong, statement is the new tagline for Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries. The new tagline, an important part of Dayco’s new global brand strategy, reflects Dayco’s commitment to improving how the world moves while helping its customers succeed.

Dayco to Conduct Technical Seminars at Mechanex Shows in the UK

April 2016

To provide professional technicians with the latest information related to the maintenance and replacement of timing and auxiliary belt drive systems, Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced its technical team will conduct training seminars at four upcoming Mechanex shows in the UK.

Dayco Unveils 2016 Heavy Duty Catalogue for the European Aftermarket

March 2016

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, , such as the main transmission systems and accessories for cars, lorries, construction, agricultural and industrial machinery, today announced the availability of its 2016 Heavy Duty catalogue dedicated to the European aftermarket. 

"Dayco Unveils 2016 Heavy Duty Catalogue for the European Aftermarket" (PDF)

Dayco Releases High-Efficiency Aftermarket Water Pumps in the UK

February 2016

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced it will launch its first stand-alone mechanical water pump program in the UK this March. The initial range provides coverage for 90 percent of the UK vehicle parc, which equates to approximately 27 million vehicles.

Dayco is a technical leader in the design and manufacture of essential engine products and low friction power transmission systems, which it supplies to its vehicle manufacturer partners to save fuel and reduce emissions produced by their engines.(...)

"Dayco Releases High-Efficiency Aftermarket Water Pumps in the UK" (PDF)

Dayco Names Bruno Vallillo President of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa

December 2015

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced Bruno Vallillo has been named President of its business in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa. As President, Vallillo will manage the Company’s original equipment and aftermarket businesses in these regions, including sales, manufacturing, distribution and all support functions.

"Dayco Names Bruno Vallillo President of Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa" (PDF)

Unique and peerless. The BIO Dayco system.

December 2015

Unique and peerless. The BIO Dayco system.

"Unique and peerless. The BIO Dayco system" (PDF)

Dayco to Showcase Aftermarket Catalog, Award-Winning Products at Automechanika Shanghai 2015

November 2015

Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced it will showcase its newly unveiled global aftermarket catalog as well as its award-winning products during Automechanika Shanghai, December 2 – 5, 2015 at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai, China.
“With 280,000-square-meters of exhibit space and more than 100,000 global buyers in attendance, Automechanika Shanghai continues to be a world renowned event for the exchange of information related to the automotive industry,” said Charlie Qiu, President of Dayco in China. “Our entire team looks forward to connecting with customers, prospective customers and industry journalists during the four-day event.”

TECHNICAL FOCUS: ALFA ROMEO MITO 1.4-LITRE TB PETROL TIMING BELT KIT INSTALLATION (Dayco Kit KTBWP2853)

November 2015

The 1.4-litre TB petrol engine used in the MiTo, features a timing belt driven water pump. As replacing the belt also requires the auxiliary drive system to be removed, Dayco recommend that all the systems’ components - timing drive and auxiliary drive - be replaced at the same time.

This step-by-step technical guide will help technicians through the process, to avoid complications and ensure a first-rate job.

"TECHNICAL FOCUS: ALFA ROMEO MITO 1.4-LITRE TB PETROL TIMING BELT KIT INSTALLATION (Dayco Kit KTBWP2853)" (PDF)

AFTERMARKET COOLING NOVEMBER ‘15

November 2015

Make Profits Flow With Dayco Water Pump & Timing Belt Kits

As they pursue the engine emission and fuel consumption reductions that have been imposed by worldwide legislation, there is a trend among the vehicle manufacturers to integrate more of their engine systems. As a result, there are an increasing number of vehicles with engines that now incorporate the water pump into the primary drive system, rather than as part of the auxiliary drive system.

"AFTERMARKET COOLING NOVEMBER ‘15" (PDF)

Dayco Unveils New Websites, Global Aftermarket Catalog

November 2015

To provide an enhanced online experience for its customers, Dayco today unveiled its next-generation website, Dayco.com, and its updated global automotive aftermarket catalog, DaycoCatalogue.com

"Dayco Unveils New Websites, Global Aftermarket Catalog" (PDF)

Dayco Receives Gold Certification from Caterpillar for Quality Excellence

October 2015

TROY, Mich. – September 22, 2015 – Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced its manufacturing plant in Ivrea, Italy, has been named a recipient of the Gold Supplier Certification as part of Caterpillar’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process (SQEP). This award recognizes suppliers that have achieved Caterpillar Quality Management System supplier certification, which includes suppliers’ commitment to providing exceptional service, quality and delivery performance on an ongoing basis.

"Dayco Receives Gold Certification from Caterpillar for Quality Excellence" (PDF)

Gordon Hensley Named Senior Vice President of RD&E and Program Management at Dayco

September 2015

TROY, Mich. – September 1, 2015 – Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced Gordon Hensley has joined the Company as Senior Vice President of Research, Development and Engineering (RD&E) and Program Management.

"Gordon Hensley Named Senior Vice President of RD&E and Program Management at Dayco" (PDF, 40Kb)

Dayco Engine Products Used on International Award-Winning Engines

July 2015

TROY, Mich. – July 8, 2015 – Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, today announced an engine built with Dayco products and systems has been named an International Engine of the Year Award winner for the fourth consecutive year. Ford’s 999cc three-cylinder turbo engine, engineered using the Dayco Timing Belt-in-Oil system for both the primary and oil pump drives, won the Sub 1-Liter category while three additional engines built with Dayco engine components won their respective categories.

“Congratulations to Ford, PSA and Ferrari on their continued success at the International Engine of the Year Awards, and thank you for trusting in Dayco to help deliver these accolades,” said Paul DiLisio, Senior Vice President of Global Automotive and Industrial OE Sales for Dayco. “The Timing Belt-in-Oil, invented by Dayco and in series production since 2007, weighs less, has lower stretch, reduces friction and is quieter than traditional chain-drive components. For our customers, such as Ford, this translates into higher engine performance, lower emissions and improved fuel economy.”

"Dayco Engine Products Used on International Award-Winning Engines" (PDF, 40Kb)

Dayco Recognized by Caterpillar for Quality Excellence

June 2015

TROY, Mich. – June 10, 2015 – Dayco, a leading global engine management technologies supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket end-markets, announced today it is the recipient of a 2015 Silver Supplier Certification Award as a part of Caterpillar’s Supplier Quality Excellence Process. This prestigious award, presented to the Dayco belt tensioner and idler pulley manufacturing facility in Wujiang, China, recognizes suppliers that have achieved Caterpillar Quality Management System supplier certification.

“As a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of industrial equipment and engines, Caterpillar is an important business partner for Dayco and we will continue to support Caterpillar’s global business strategy by supplying the technologies and systems that keep engines moving,” said John Bohenick, Chief Executive Officer for Dayco. “Our investments in China are a big step forward in our goal of fully supporting Caterpillar, as well as other partners in this growing market.”

"Dayco Recognized by Caterpillar for Quality Excellence " (PDF, 40Kb)

A NEW UK DISTRIBUTION OPERATION

June 2015

After several successful years working through a national distributor, Dayco has now opened its own distribution centre in Redditch, West Midlands, England.

The facility is ideally located in the centre of the UK, with excellent access to the national motorway network, meaning the whole country is within easy reach, which is an important factor bearing in mind the reliance on next day delivery for businesses operating in the UK aftermarket.

"A NEW UK DISTRIBUTION OPERATION" (PDF, 50Kb)

LOGISTICS IN EUROPE IS RENEWING

May 2015

Dayco draws its new distribution network in Europe.

In 2015, the EMEA Aftermarket logistic center will be subject to an important reorganization plan, also on a technological level, aimed at further enhancing its current performance.

Most of the layout of the EMEA logistics hub of Burolo (25,000 square meters, of which 15,000 are covered, and a capacity of about 18,000 pallets), will be reviewed during 2015, and new “goods to man” systems will be installed to improve the efficiency in picking operations and their speeding up; furthermore, sophisticated control equipment, such as “gate RFID”,  will be installed for tracking outgoing packages from the warehouse.

The same site includes a 5,000 square meters department for the automatic and/or manual packaging of kits, timing belts, pv belts, tensioners, etc. with a daily packaging potential of over 80,000 items divided between the brand Dayco and private labels.

"LOGISTICS IN EUROPE IS RENEWING" (PDF, 40Kb)

Dayco Celebrates 110 Years of Successful Business Operations

May 2015

TROY, Mich. – May 18, 2015 – Dayco, a leading global engine management technologies supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket end-markets, today announced it is celebrating the 110th anniversary of its founding in Dayton, Ohio.

When Dayco, then known as Dayton Rubber Manufacturing Company, opened for business on May 17, 1905, it was a dream come true for the five seasoned industrialists who founded the company. After a modest beginning manufacturing garden hose and canning jar rubber sealing rings, Dayco has grown into a global company with a reputation for an insatiable craving to develop new products, improve established products and increase manufacturing and distribution efficiencies.

“During the past 110 years, Dayco established its place in the industry by engineering innovative products, such as the Airless Tire, the first raw-edge v-belt, the first synthetic rubber tire, the first multi-ribbed ‘serpentine’ belt and the first automatic serpentine belt tensioner, among other products,” said John Bohenick, Chief Executive Officer for Dayco. “Dayco has continued to create excitement in the markets we serve and deliver value to our customers with innovative systems, products and services while expanding our identity, our product offerings and our customer base to become a highly-respected, worldwide manufacturer for the original equipment and replacement markets.”

"Dayco Celebrates 110 Years of Successful Business Operations" (PDF, 120Kb)

FORD AND DAYCO. A VICTORY PER CYLINDER.

December 2014

For the third consecutive year, the Ford 1.0 EcoBoost engine has won the International Engine of the Year Awards 2014, thrashing the competition for the umpteenth time, after winning the 2012 and the 2013 editions.

"FORD AND DAYCO. A VICTORY PER CYLINDER." (PDF, 100Kb)

Dayco Aftermarket at CAPAS Exhibition

October 2014

Recently, with the development of West Regions, south-west China auto market has raised rapidly and continuously, confirming that the Region has the potential to become the next growth pole for the Aftermarket business in China. In the period of 21st-23rd July, Chengdu Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) has been successfully held. CAPAS is a one-stop service platform of industry for south-west China auto market, which is committed to creating more business opportunities for local distributors and suppliers...

The new 2015 Car catalogue, BIO KIT and Chain KIT

September 2014

New products and developments at this year’s Frankfurt exhibition – From our re-designed stand, which sees the theme of “movement” as the central characteristic of the Dayco brand, to the presentation of the 2015 Car catalogue and the introduction of our latest product lines: the Belt in Oil and Chain Kits.

With its revised contents, the new catalogue represents a further evolution of the Dayco range which now includes over 4000 part numbers and 110,000 applications covering 97% of the European car parc.

Dayco: at the Lombardi School to talk about belts

June 2014

9.15 A.M., on April 2nd, 2014. We are at the IPSIA Lombardi school in Vercelli (school with over 600 students) for the official launch of the GM-EDU Programme. Following a short introduction on the spirit and purpose of the GM-EDU programme by Giuseppe Polari, the manager of the magazine ‘The mechanic’s journal’, Franca Pierobon and Gianluca Fantozzi of Dayco introduce the latest technical innovations in the area of both engines and belts used for passenger cars, and commercial and agricultural vehicles...

Dayco stars in engine awards

July 2013

Power Transmission Specialists Feature In Multiple Categories

Dayco is a world leader in the design and manufacture of power transmission systems and the close relationships it has forged with the research and development departments of many of Europe’s vehicle manufacturers is clear to see in the latest Engine of the Year awards organised by Engine Technology International Magazine...

"DAYCO STARS IN ENGINE AWARDS" (PDF, 100Kb)

Dayco TV

March 2013

Dayco TV is the name of the new video space on Dayco's Website.

A first section includes a series of technical films that Dayco makes available to automotive repairers, which illustrations step by step how to install correctly the components of the primary and auxiliary transmission, in particular timing belts, auxiliary belts, fixed and automatic tensioners, and how to use specific instruments that greatly help simplify the belt replacement procedure - TOOL6 Dayco for elastic PV belts...

Automechanika Shanghai 2012

January 2013

The 8th Shanghai Automechanika successfully ended last December, 14th , counting a new record of visitors, more than 70.000, with 16% growth compare to the previous edition.

Through the platform of Automechanika, Dayco promoted its company image, communicating to all distribution levels about its products, its large worldwide presence in original Equipment, and its service offer...

2012 Dayco Aftermarket at Chengdu Auto Parts Show

November 2012

The Chengdu National Auto Parts Show was held on 22nd November 2012. Despite the cold weather, a lot of people, coming from every part of China, have visited the exhibition.
Under the lead of Mr. Eric Zhou - Director AM China - all the Dayco Aftermarket team were there to deal with potential customers and support the launch of the new product line: Timing belt kit...

New Dayco film

October 2012

During the 2012 Automechanika show in Frankfurt which ended recently, Dayco presented the new 2013 Dayco Heavy Duty catalogue, and showcased the new Dayco film. The large number of visitors to the Dayco stand had the opportunity to watch the new Dayco film that explains the philosophy and passion of Dayco the Global Brand in research and continuous advancement for new technology. The visitors could also interact with the Dayco world in the new exhibiting space created by Kube Libre in association with Madsign...

Automechanika MIMS Moscow, August 2012

October 2012

Huge success for Dayco at the 2012 edition of the MIMS Show in Moscow, in terms of both business consolidation and potential contacts...

Dayco's new catalogue for Heavy Vehicles

September 2012

Dayco has chosen the important international platform of Automechanika in Frankfurt, to introduce the 2013 edition of the Heavy Vehicle catalogue.
The existing range has been complemented with 103 codes relating to 300 vehicles which cover more than 97% of the European circulating fleet.
In addition to the extension of existing product families, two new product lines should be mentioned...

Information: QR code

July 2012

To provide the workshop and its mechanics easy access to the latest Dayco technical data, Dayco has recently adopted the use of the increasing popular QR technology...

TB SET: The new line of Dayco products

May 2012

TB SET is the name of a new line of products recently launched by Dayco.

With the new TB SET, Dayco offers in a single solution the combination of two timing belts that auto repair centres can use, where applicable, on applications for the main cam drive with either injection pump or balance shaft drives on the transmission system. The additional offer of the TB SET complements the “infinite possibilities” that Dayco make available to professional repair centres...

On-line diagnostics: Immediate solutions

April 2012

Dayco is making available to the vehicle repair network a new on-line diagnostic section that is interactive to the user. Furthermore additional detailed content and images have been added to improve the information to the network...

Automechanika Shanghai 2011

January 2012

The Automechanika Fair of Shanghai closed on December 10th, with excellent results for Dayco.
During the four days of exhibition, the major international brands of the automotive industry presented products based on state-of-the art technology.
The visitors' high professionalism should be stressed. Coming from the major countries of the world, they proved to be highly interested in developing and/or strengthening their business in a sector, i.e. the automotive sector, that is in full expansion in China...

Dayco China Aftermarket will attend the Automechanika Fair of Shanghai 2011

November 2011

Dayco China Aftermarket will be among the exhibitors at the Automechanika Fair of Shanghai that will take place from 7 to 10 December 2011. On the occasion of this leading international event, Dayco will present its complete range of products for power transmission systems, with the slogan "The original power in motion"...

Dayco catalogues and mobile technologies

August 2011

Dayco is also interested in new technologies and has always followed the evolutions of the sector, with the purpose of making the working instruments readily accessible and as close as possible to the user...

Welcome to Bologna

May 2011

This year again, Dayco will be in the front line at the Autopromotec Fair of Bologna, the most important Italian event in this sector. This will be the occasion for Dayco to introduce the 2012 edition of the Auto and Scooter catalogues and the on-line version of the first Agri catalogue.

The new catalogues have recently undergone graphic restyling and their contents have been greatly improved...

Auto Show, Shanghai 21-28 April 2011

April 2011

Dayco presents the first edition of the Auto 2011 catalog dedicated to the Chinese market.
The product offering includes flexible components, i.e. timing belts and PV belts, which cover more than 90% of the circulating fleet...

Heavy Vehicle water pump catalogue

February 2011

A specific catalogue for Heavy Vehicle water pumps is now available.
Over 70 codes cover the main European applications: Man, Scania, RVI, Iveco, Volvo, Mercedes...

Long Life + 1

September 2010

Significant addition to the Virtual Garage area. With the one-year warranty extension, the warranty is extended from the current two years to three years. It applies to the assembly of Dayco products - kits containing the HT belt - and is exclusively designed for car repair shops...

Dayco introduces the 2011 edition of the Heavy Vehicle Catalogue

September 2010

Significant product innovation for the new Heavy Vehicle Catalogue, exclusively dedicated to buses and trucks, confirming Dayco's leading position in Europe for the production and supply and rigid components for industrial vehicles...

A new base in Germany

September 2010

Dayco has launched a new logistic platform in Germany. The main characteristics of this new warehouse, operating since August, are the wide range of products and a favourable logistic location...

THE PRODUCTION UNIT IN IVREA (43.000 SQM AND A STAFF OF 560): ONE OF THE FOUR ITALY-BASED PLANTS OF DAYCO, WORLD LEADER IN THE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION OF POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS FOR ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT.

February 2010

DAYCO IVREA, A COMBINATION OF TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND ORGANISATION

First-class production. Quality Guarantee.
Design and production of the most sophisticated power transmission systems for original equipment.

The DAYCO plant of Ivrea, one of the four Italy-based production sites of the world leader in the design and production of OEM power transmission systems, has been operational since 2000. Over less than a decade, it has become a state-of-the-art industrial site, both at national and international level, in terms of technology, innovation and organisation. The production unit is located in San Bernardo, in the industrial area where a historical Olivetti plant was built in the past. The unit covers an area of 43.000 sqm, of which more than 24.000 are covered. The Ivrea plant currently employs 560 persons.

(...)

"Dayco Ivrea, a combination of technology, innovation and organisation" (PDF, 450Kb)

Dayco introduces: the new issue of the Auto 2010 Catalogue and the universal elastic belt assembly kit

October 2009

Dayco extends its product offering with the issue of their new 2010 automotive catalogue. One of the strong points of this catalogue is the introduction of the new range of timing tensioners. Since July 2009 these items can be purchased individually. There are over 3000 part numbers listed in the Dayco Automotive catalogue, of which 608 are kits - Timing belt kits/Timing belt kits including water pump. There are over 1000 codes of tensioners designed for primary and auxiliary drives. These products means that Dayco cover more than 97% of the European operating fleet...

Dayco Virtual Garage

August 2009

Information, technical data and videos provide actual solutions to the requirements of the major actors in the distribution sector.

Simply click to access Dayco's virtual garage and customise your workshop...

Dayco, Endless possibilities

July 2009

Dayco increase their range thanks to the publication of their new timing belt Tensioner catalogue.

As of today, the garage mechanic can now choose between installing timing belt tensioners as single components, or as found within our timing belt kits...

Motortec Fair, Madrid - Innovation Gallery: Dayco receives the Innovation Award for its belt in oil

March 2009

On the occasion of the opening of the Motortec International Fair in Madrid, Dayco Europe will receive the prestigious Innovation Award dedicated to the mechanical components category.
The product to received this important acknowledgment, is the belt in oil, designed and developed by Dayco for the OE market, in cooperation with the engineering department of the Ford car manufacturer...

Dayco introduces the 2009 edition of the Scooter catalogue

March 2009

The Scooter catalogue has been entirely renewed in terms of contents, layout and graphics.
The new edition includes not only the Scooter applications but has been extended to Micro Cars, Quads and Snowmobiles, thus fulfilling to a specific market demand, which is greatly increasing in Europe...

Dayco introduces the 2009 edition of the Heavy Duty catalogue

March 2009

The Heavy Duty catalogue - exclusively dedicated to trucks and buses - has been renewed in terms of layout and graphics, making consultation easier and faster.
The catalogue consists of seven sections: New items, Substituted items, Alphabetical Classification by Brand, Classification by Code, Kit Composition, Rigid Components Photos and OE Reference List....

Dayco, supplier of the year 2008 for MIDAS GROUP, South Africa

October 2008

Dayco, supplier of the year 2008 for MIDAS GROUP, South Africa...

Last generation of EPDM PV S belts

October 2008

Dayco, a worldwide leader in power transmission solutions for motorcars, commercial and industrial vehicles, has always considered research and technical innovation as its flagship. In the framework of the company’s continuous product improvement policy, the Dayco laboratories have developed a new EPDM structure for the PV S belts.

These new-generation belts, resulting from the ongoing cooperation between Dayco and the Engineering departments of the major car manufacturers, are the most innovative product currently available on the market, in terms of materials and production processes used.

Developed to offer higher reliability and increased life time, through the use of new-generation polymers, the PV S belts guarantee an extremely silent operation, even in very critical working conditions and environments.

This type of highly innovative and efficient belt is now available for the aftermarket, with an identical structure or a structure similar to the belts used in original equipment. It is available for all the last generation of both petrol and diesel engines.

"Last generation of EPDM PV S belts" (PDF, 80Kb)

www.dayco.com

September 2008

The organisation and management of data  is today of crucial importance. This is extremely complex to implement, owing to the ever increasing volume of data to be processed. Vehicle Applications, manufacturing dates of production (initial and final), are only a part of the information required on a daily basis.
The use of computer systems and Internet is now consolidated in many everyday activities, both private and professional; the constant updating of information on line is expected by the users and has thus become a necessity for suppliers. 

To fulfil the requirements of its customers, Dayco is introducing a new site www.dayco.com, which has been fully revised in terms of both graphics and content.
Structured in such a way as to allow a quick and easy search for information, it is designed for the whole users’ network. The site not only includes sections on commercial information (news, product description, international events, local events, etc) but also sections dedicated to technical information (on-line catalogues, diagnostics, new products, technical data).

DAYCO’S new on-line catalogue section, has been completely updated in terms of content and graphics. Designed to be user-friendly, it allows the user to source  information by vehicle application, by competitor part number or  code, or simply by entering the quick search codes.

This new working tool comes complete with comprehensive descriptive and photographic information that is updated daily, in order to meet the dynamic requirements of the market in the most effective way.

To complete this tremendous update we have added a new products section. This can be filtered by production date, vehicle manufacturer, or actual product group. Under technical information, we list data related to more complex applications, plus the user can download our latest catalogue and updates directly to their PC.

Accurate prints can be made from these sections (list of products by application, list of applications by products, new products, technical data). This data is constantly updated.

For further information, please use the addresses provided in the Contact section of the site.

"www.dayco.com" (PDF, 120Kb)

New DAYCO office in Russia

September 2008

The key to success for a dynamic company such as DAYCO is to have a presence everywhere in the world, maintaining an investment in personnel as well as in customers. This is the DAYCO philosophy, now and in the future.

To this end, DAYCO has decided to open an office in Russia. The new Moscow head office, which has been operational since September 1st, allows local customers to take advantage of Dayco’s experience in the world of power transmission systems as well as in the automotive sector in general.
The new office offers commercial, technical and logistic services to a  level that complies with Dayco’s standards: top quality products and top quality services.

"New Dayco office in Russia" (PDF, 130Kb)

Dayco - The original power in motion

August 2008

DAYCO will be attending the all-important Automechanika appointment.

To honour this international event in a suitable manner, DAYCO has issued a new edition of its Automotive car catalogue, a valuable working tool for all operators in the industry. Increasingly complete but at the same time easy and quick to use, it is divided into various sections and provides the Alphabetical listing by vehicle make, OE numbers, Numerical listing, Kits composition, Photos and Sizes of the rigid components....

Dayco: Research, Quality, Reliability abreast with the times.

July 2008

Established in 1905 as a producer of rubber items, over the years Dayco specialised in power transmission systems designed for the automotive and heavy traffic (trucks – buses) sector to become a world leader in this market segment. Dayco is not merely a producer of timing belts and V-belts but also of rigid components such as automatic and fixed tensioners, dampers, pulleys, water pumps, etc.

In an increasingly demanding market where quality and reliability are the main features required from every product, Dayco innovates, designs and produces for the major car manufacturers, working in close cooperation with their engineering departments and is therefore in a position to guarantee to the aftermarket a quality equivalent to that of original equipment.

The highly advanced research on materials and production processes has allowed Dayco to produce increasingly efficient belts to fulfil in the best possible way the increasingly demanding requests from the engine designers, in terms of mechanical and thermal stress and reduction of the overall dimensions. In the light of these new requirements, Dayco has designed new structures for timing belts and PV belts.

A typical example of this evolution is represented by the HT belt (High Tenacity).
This type of timing belt has the internal fabric coated with a film of highly abrasion resistant material, designed to reduce to a minimum the fabric wear on the lap and on the teeth sides.

It guarantees a longer service life on diesel engines where, in some cases, the injection pump pressure can exceed 2000 bar. Developed and available for TDI Audi and VW engines, on TD TDCi Ford , DCi Renault, JTD Fiat and HDi PSA. For special applications, fabric is applied on the back of the belt to increase resistance to side wear, to compensate for possible misalignment between the pulleys.

Belts with this new type of structure are currently fitted on virtually all new-generation diesel engines, which makes Dayco a leader in this market segment.

"Dayco: Research, Quality, Reliability abreast with the times" (PDF, 80Kb)

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