It was founded by Charles Gates in 1911 in Denver, Colorado. In 1917, it began manufacturing V-belts, a revolutionary invention in the field of electric transmission. In 1946, Gates invented the first gear belt known as a synchronous belt. Gates is a leading global manufacturer of power transmission belts and fluid power products.
Gates is a leading global manufacturer of power transmission belts and fluid power products. The company's products are successfully used in a variety of industrial and automotive applications where the cost of failure is very high relative to the cost of the product.
Maintaining its leading position in the market for more than a century, Gates has achieved this success with innovation and R&D studies. With its breakthroughs in materials science and design, it produces products in dozens of different designs from hundreds of different components.
Change and innovation are part of Gates' DNA. The success of Gates products comes from producing superior quality products. Gates assures that all of its products are manufactured to the highest standards to operate in the toughest conditions.
Gates carries out its production in different parts of the world, especially in America and Europe. It has a wide distribution network with 15,000 employees at 130 different locations.
It provides first-class product and service solutions to industries where difficult working conditions prevail and production continues uninterrupted, especially in mining and cement industries.