DENVER, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gates Corporation, a global, diversified manufacturer of automotive, industrial, and heavy-duty products, announces that they will be hosting a Meet & Greet session with BMI Racing driver Sarah Burgess. This event will take place on the AAPEX show floor in Gates Booth #4038 on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 3 - 5 p.m. in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first 50 visitors to the booth during this time will receive a special gift and the option to have items signed by Burgess. "It's been a great year with Gates and I'm excited to spend time with them at AAPEX," said Burgess. "This year we've really focused on emphasizing the Be System Smart message and consumers are starting to understand the importance of system inspection and replacement."
Burgess races in the Pro Lite Truck class of the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS), a short course off-road racing series with events on the west coast of the United States. Her passion for the automotive industry has resulted in a steady career that includes experience in building performance vehicles, running a business as an automotive accessories distributor, managing race teams, and racing in drift and off-road competitions. She is the only female currently competing in the 2016 LOORRS.
"We are excited to host Sarah Burgess for a Meet & Greet session at AAPEX," said Todd Hack, Vice President of Automotive Aftermarket. "This session provides an opportunity to celebrate our partnership with this talented racer."
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About Gates Corporation
Gates Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a premier global manufacturer of fluid power products. Our highly engineered products are critical components used in diverse industrial and automotive applications where the cost of failure is very high relative to the cost of our products. We provide a differentiated value proposition to our customers by offering a complete portfolio of premium product and service solutions for both replacement and first-fit applications across our targeted end markets, which encompass process and specialty, construction, agriculture, energy, transportation, and automotive. We sell our products globally under the Gates brand, which is recognized by distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and installers as the premium brand for quality and technological innovation, a reputation which we have built for over a century since our founding in 1911.
As an engineering leader with a strong foundation in research and development, Gates is committed to advancing the science of motion performance by developing safe, forward-thinking products, services, systems, and solutions, as well as fostering long-term customer and employee relationships. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries.
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