Gates is a truly global organization. In 1954, the company opened its first international manufacturing facility in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Expansion to other countries followed. In 1958, the Rubber Company opened Gates Rubber de Mexico. In 1963, Gates built a belt and hose plant in Erembodegem, Belgium, the first of many European facilities. Today, Gates is the only non-tire producing rubber company with sales and manufacturing operations in all of the world's major markets, including North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. Markets served by Gates include the industrial and automotive original equipment and replacement markets, agriculture, transportation, mining, forestry, construction, office equipment, computer, and the food processing and handling markets.
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