Gates Corporation Releases 22 New Molded Branched Coolant Hose for Popular Vehicles

Gates now offers 230 OEM quality branched hose part numbers covering more than 76 million vehicles in operation.

Denver, CO, March 16, 2012 --( The Automotive Aftermarket unit of Gates Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial and automotive products, today announced the addition of 22 molded branched radiator hose to its line of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) quality automotive aftermarket hose.

Gates factory molded branched hose are designed to fit popular applications such as 2009-10 Ford F-Series and 2009-11 Ford Focus vehicles. The complete line now includes 230 hose, making it the most comprehensive line in the automotive aftermarket industry. Because Gates branched hose products cover 76 million domestic, European and Asian vehicles in operation, installers save time sourcing parts.

“We’ve seen growth in recent years with more OEMs utilizing branched hose configurations in their cooling systems,” said Mark Kostecki, Gates Product Marketing Manager, Automotive Aftermarket. “We have invested in new application coverage for this product category to provide Gates customers with an alternative to dealer-only parts, a competitive advantage in today’s service market.”

All Gates branched radiator hoses are engineered to resist electrochemical degradation for increased service life, and most feature PowerGrip® SB clamps that provide maintenance-free performance and never need retightening. OEM quality connectors eliminate coolant leaks.

The complete range of Gates automotive hose includes molded coolant hose, heater hose, fuel line hose, power steering hose and related products that meet or exceed OEM standards.

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For more information about Gates Corporation, please contact Mari Jane Panek at 303.744.4533.

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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