Gates Corporation Receives Four NCMA Awards

May 01, 2013

Gates Automotive Aftermarket Recognized for “Best In Class” Electronic Catalog Data Excellence by Customers and Peers

Contact: Kent Van Oort


DENVER, Colo. – Gates Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial and automotive products, was honored to be the recipient of four National Catalog Managers Association (NCMA) Awards at the 40th annual Knowledge Exchange Conference in Saint Louis, Mo. NCMA, the only professional organization dedicated to automotive aftermarket catalog managers, recognizes the very best in electronic catalog data, content and design.

Gates received three “Best in Class” awards for its automotive catalog data presented by national auto parts distributors.

President’s Award For “Best In Class” Electronic Data Excellence – Presented by CARQUEST

President’s Award For “Best In Class” Electronic Data Excellence – Presented by Genuine Parts Company/NAPA

President’s Award For “Best In Class” Electronic Data Excellence – Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts

Gates also received the President’s Award For Paper Catalog Excellence – Silver Level – for its recently released 2013 Fleet & Heavy Duty Applications Catalog.

“To be recognized as ‘Best In Class’ by our customers and peers is a testament to the tremendous work and dedication of the entire Gates automotive aftermarket division,” said David Haun, Senior Manager of Product Data Services, Gates Corporation. “Gates strong relationships with our customers is always at the forefront of these achievements.”

Since 2001, Gates has been honored to have received 21 NCMA automotive awards.

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Gates NCMA Award Winner Seal 

For more information about Gates Corporation, please contact Kent Van Oort at 303.744.4393.

About the National Catalog Managers Association (NCMA)

The National Catalog Managers Association is the only professional organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of automotive aftermarket catalog managers. Comprised of catalog, product management and marketing professionals from manufacturers, distributors and retailers - our mission for more than 40 years has been to help members sell more products, reduce costs and increase efficiency through accurate catalogs, efficient production processes and new technology. Founded in 1974, and over 250 members strong, the National Catalog Managers Association is your best source for practical information, professional contacts and priceless insight into the successful management of your catalog marketing efforts.

In 2007 NCMA officially became a professional society within the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association with membership available to employees of AAIA member companies

About Gates Corporation

Gates Corporation is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial and automotive products, systems and components with operations in 30 countries. Gates maintains sales and marketing operations in every major industrial and automotive market, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

Gates is part of the Industrial & Automotive group of Tomkins Ltd., which is owned by a consortium comprising Onex Corporation and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. Tomkins enjoys strong market positions and technical leadership across all of its business activities and owns some of the best-known brands in their respective markets.

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