Country of origin: Belgium
The Gates Rubber Company was founded in 1911. In 1917, the company had invented the world's first V-belt, which was the key to success for many years. To date Gates Rubber Company is a multinational corporation, which includes three groups: Worldwide Power Transmission - driving belts, Worldwide Automotive Hoses - Automotive rubber and Worldwide Hydraulic and Industrial Hose & Connectors - Industrial rubber. GATES has 70 production plants around the world, over 150,000 distributors and dealers and 20 service centers of sales in 18 countries.
GATES employees more than 23 000 people and 1999 opened one of the largest scientific and technical centers.s
GATES - is the world's largest supplier of OEM and aftermarket products. Awards include: The Best Supplier of 1996, General Motors; Certificate of Achievement of Toyota in 1997, the Highest Award of Delivery Quality from Ford company and the title of "Supplier of the Year of John Deer Dubuque".
GATES are delivered to manufacturers such as: Alfa-Romeo, Audi, BMW, Citroen, Daewoo, DAF, Deutz, Fiat, Ford, Ferrari, Honda, Hyundai, IHC, Iveco, Kia, Lada, Lancia, MAN, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rover, Saab, Scania, Seat, Skoda, Smart, SsangYong, Subaru, Suzuki, Talbot, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Volvo.
GATES – is one of the few manufacturers of drive belts and timing belts in the world, most of which are patented, the largest manufacturer of OEM. Many competitors do not produce their own belts. Gates has a full assortment of belts for all types and techniques.
GATES - is the undisputed leader in the manufacture of belts for passenger vehicles. This brand is the market leader in internet-shopping when it comes to drive belts.
Assortment by product groups:
- Micro-V ® drive V and V-ribbed belts;
- PowerGrip ® timing belts;
- Cooling and fuel systems hoses;
- Engine repair kits for PowerGrip ® and Micro-V ®, consisting of a ribbed timing belts and tensioner pulleys;
- Drive systems of engine units with tensioner pulleys;
- Devices for quality control of installation of GATES belts;
- Micro-V ® belts and high-tech pulleys for crankshafts.