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Gates Corporation awarded prestigious Quality Award from NAPA


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April 18, 2016
By MRO Staff

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Left to Right:  Byron Frantz (VP Wholesale Product Management at NAPA), Dave Carroll (President, Americas at Gates),   Jack Ramsey (Senior Vice President at Gates, Automotive Aftermarket), Scott Howat (Director of Sales & Marketing at Gates), Mike Gordon (General Manager at Gates), Scott LaProhon (Executive VP Merchandising/Product Strategy at NAPA).

Left to Right:  Byron Frantz (VP Wholesale Product Management at NAPA), Dave Carroll (President, Americas at Gates),   Jack Ramsey (Senior Vice President at Gates, Automotive Aftermarket), Scott Howat (Director of Sales & Marketing at Gates), Mike Gordon (General Manager at Gates), Scott LaProhon (Executive VP Merchandising/Product Strategy at NAPA).

Denver, Colo. – Gates Corporation, a global diversified manufacturer of industrial, automotive, and heavy-duty aftermarket products, was presented with the NAPA AUTO PARTS “Excellence in Quality” award at the recent 2016 NAPA Supplier Summit in Atlanta, Ga. The award recognizes Gates for its consistent product quality offering to NAPA and its customers.

The Quality Award reflected votes from NAPA’s Management. In presenting the award, NAPA noted the consistent product quality of Gates belt and hose categories, which provide market leading OE fit, form and function to millions of vehicles, both light and heavy-duty, on the road today. Of particular note, NAPA stated that even with Gates already high quality standards, the manufacturer still strives for continual quality improvement in order to offer NAPA customers the best in the market.

“It is an honour to receive this award from such a longstanding and valuable custo

mer,” said Jack Ramsey, Gates Senior Vice President, Automotive Aftermarket. “As NAPA’s primary belts and hose supplier since 1958, Gates has always strived to offer the highest quality products and we appreciate the opportunity to continue to do so for years to come.”

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For more information, visit www.gates.com.