Gates Goes Mobile With NaviGates App

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The Mobile App for Smartphones Provides Direct Access to Belt Routing Diagrams, Parts Lookup & Store Locator

Gates NaviGates Mobile App

NaviGates Mobile is an innovative mobile app that enables users to easily search for belt routing diagrams and Gates OE quality aftermarket parts.

To meet this growing demand for real-time information, Gates is providing the free NaviGates Mobile app to give smartphone users easy access to belt routing diagrams, store locations and Gates OE quality aftermarket parts.

Gates Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial and automotive products, today announced the launch of its NaviGates Mobile application, or “app,” for iPhone®, Android™ and BlackBerry® smartphones. NaviGates Mobile is an innovative mobile app that enables users to easily search for belt routing diagrams and Gates OE quality aftermarket parts by vehicle category, vehicle identification number (VIN), keyword, and OE/competitor part number interchange. The NaviGates Mobile app provides application information for virtually every vehicle cataloged by Gates, which includes passenger cars and light trucks, medium/heavy-duty trucks, buses, refrigeration units, farm tractors, lawn and garden equipment, snowmobiles, ATVs and more.

Gates recognizes the growing demand by service providers and professional technicians for easy access to product and replacement content and has developed an enhanced mobile version of its popular NaviGates online catalog.

“Today, more and more people are turning to digital tools to obtain replacement part and repair information,” said Kent Van Oort, Advertising and Marketing Communications Manager. “To meet this growing demand for real-time information, Gates is providing the free NaviGates Mobile app to give smartphone users easy access to belt routing diagrams, store locations and Gates OE quality aftermarket parts.”

Features of the NaviGates Mobile app include:

  •     Direct access to timing and serpentine belt routing diagrams
  •     The Gates industry-leading VIN decoder
  •     OE/competitor part number interchange
  •     Application specific product photos and descriptions
  •     Store locator using zip code or current location, with direct dial to stores
  •     Saved history for quick access to previous vehicle and store searches

The NaviGates app also ensures that users have access to the most up-to-date product information, part numbers and product specs. For more information about the NaviGates Mobile app and links to download it for free, visit http://www.gates.com/navigates.

About Gates Corporation
Celebrating its 100th anniversary, Gates Corporation (gates.com) 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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