Denver, CO, June 25, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Schrader Electronics (headquartered in Antrim, N. Ireland) and Gates Corporation (headquartered in Denver, CO) are pleased to announce their joint participation through membership in the Global Wind Alliance. The wind power generation industry is an exciting, fast-growing global market. Schrader Electronics and Gates will provide innovative solutions with a vast product line; experienced engineers; and capable research, development, and manufacturing facilities. Schrader Electronics and Gates Corporation are both subsidiaries of Tomkins plc, a global engineering and manufacturing group based in London, UK.
Schrader Electronics’ and Gates engineering teams have significant experience in the industrial and automotive sectors, and bring cutting edge research and technology combined with innovative real-world solutions to a variety of global customers. Membership in this group further supports Tomkins plc’s commitment to sustainable, alternative energy solutions and a cleaner environment.
About the Global Wind Alliance
Stronger together, we keep wind working. The Global Wind Alliance is an exciting new concept for the successful operation and maintenance of wind farms across the world. The GWA brings together some of the finest component manufacturers and experienced engineers from the wind industry and beyond under one alliance. This provides the wind solution client one single, reliable, unbiased point of access to the equipment and the people best qualified for keeping the wind farm operational and profitable, wherever it may be in the world.
About Schrader Electronics
Schrader Electronics Ltd (www.schraderelectronics.com) is a leading manufacturer of automotive and industrial electronics and is the market leader in the design and manufacture of remote monitoring systems for the automotive market. Schrader Electronics is headquartered in the Technology Park in Antrim, Northern Ireland. The Company has additional local manufacturing in Carrickfergus, N. Ireland and international premises in Detroit, Munich, Paris, Tokyo and Springfield, Tennessee. The company began trading in 1991 and now exports to 25 customers in 22 countries.
About Gates Corporation
Gates Corporation (www.gates.com) is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial and automotive products, systems and components with operations in 29 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.
Schrader Electronics and Gates are both part of the Industrial & Automotive group of Tomkins plc (www.tomkins.co.uk), a global engineering group listed on both the London (TOMK) and New York (TKS) stock exchanges, and with revenue of $4.2 billion in 2009. Tomkins plc has over 25,000 employees worldwide and 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.