Gates adds metal tube site to boost hose base

Meyer, Bruce
June 2010
Rubber & Plastics News;6/14/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 23, p5
Trade Publication
The article presents information regarding the business plan of hose and belt maker Gates Corp. under which it has opened a facility to make metal tubing. The product will allow the company to provide more of a full system to its hydraulics customers. Mark Lehnerz, Gates advertising manager for the Worldwide Fluid Power Division, said the factory which opened in Glade Spring, Virginia, will build the modular tubing assemblies.


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