In 1971, Gates and Nitta Corporation joined together to establish a new joint-venture entity, Gates Unitta. Gates owns 51 percent of this new joint-venture and Nitta Corporation owns 49 percent. Gates Unitta manages and co-ordinates all our existing power transmission manufacturing and distribution operations throughout Asia. Gates Unitta oversees our belt marketing activities and policies throughout the region. Gates Unitta Asia locations include a trading company branch in Singapore (EA&I HQ), China (Greater China HQ), Japan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and India. All locations sell and service the complete range of Gates Power Transmission products.