The Gates Corporation
The Gates Corporation is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA. Known worldwide for its belts & hose, Gates is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tomkins plc. Tomkins is an international group of companies focused on manufacturing, with leadership across three business groups : Industrial and Automotive, Air System Components, and Engineered and Construction Products.
Established in 1911 by Charles Gates as The Gates Rubber Company is the only non-tyre rubber company with facilities in almost all parts of the world : Europe, Australia, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In 1917, John Gates, brother of Charles, invented the V-Belt. The company has continued its engineering leadership ever since.
The strength of the Gates brand presence continues to grow. With the addition of the Tomkins Industrial and Automotive brands, including Amflo®, Camel®, Edelmann®, Ideal®, LubriMatic®, Plews®, Schrader®, Stant®, Trico®, Tridon® and Tru-Flate®, the company is well positioned for success.
Gates in India
Gates is India's most advanced and complete hose manufacturer. As the Indian subsidiary of The Gates Corporation, USA, it has established itself firmly in the Indian hose market. Equipped with the latest technology, the manufacturing facility of Gates India is spread over an area of 35 acres at Lalru, near Chandigarh. Gates India is the one of the newest Gates facilities, manufacturing hydraulic & industrial hoses and is backed by sufficient captive power generation.
Today, we have to our credit a distinguished client list in the construction, mining & earthmoving industries. Our products are also reaching foreign shores through markets in the U.S., Europe, South Africa, Japan, Singapore & other countries.
At Gates India, we always strive to provide quality solutions to our customers. Our stringent quality practices ensure that any Gates Global Hydraulic Hose meets the industry’s highest production standards, regardless of where it is made. We are perhaps the only hose plant in India producing long length hoses without using harmful lead in the manufacturing process.
Research & Development
We continue to be innovative and implement quality improvements to our products. We believe that the understanding of customer needs includes the shared responsibility of designing products accordingly and delivering outstanding service across all points of contact. World-class physical and chemical testing equipment, combined with excellent human resources have been instrumental in developing the kinds of products that make Gates a leader in the industry.
Our All-India Distribution Network brings with it numerous years of experience and knowledge to better serve our customers. Our representatives are strategically located in the major cities throughout India, so as to provide the vital interface between the organisation and the customers.
The high quality standards maintained by Gates India is reflected in its client list, which reads like a who’s who of the industry. Our quality products are approved by Directorate General of Mines & Safety (DGMS) and Directorate General of Quality Assurance (DGQA), Ministry of Defence. Our prominent Indian clients include:
Construction & Heavy Equipment Manufacturers viz. Caterpillar India, Escorts Construction, Greaves, Gujarat Apollo, Ingersoll Rand, JCB-India, L&T-Case, L&T-Komatsu, Schwing Stetter, Terex, Telcon, TIL...
Other OEMs such as Ashok Leyland, Cummins India, ELGI, Eicher, Ferromatik-Milacron, Godrej, Inductotherm-India, Kirloskar Oil Engines, L&T Pumps, Midco, Tata Motors, UT Ltd., Voltas, Wipro Fluid Power, amongst others
Mining Sector such as Eimco Elecon, Simplex, various subsidiaries of Coal India Ltd. and Singareni Collieries Company Ltd.
Oil Sector such as ONGC, IOCL, BPCL, HPCL, IBP, Reliance, ...
Steel Manufacturers viz. SAIL Bhilai, SAIL Bokaro, TISCO, Vizag Steel Plant, Ispat, Jindal...
Cement Plants like ACC, Birla Cements, Century Cement, Gujarat Ambuja, India Cements and more.
Case New Holland, Caterpillar, Chrysler, DitchWitch, Ford, General Motors, Hitachi, Ingersoll Rand, JCB, John Deere, JLG, Komatsu, Nissan, Toyota, and Vermeer amongst others