To be recognized by our peers and considered ‘Best in Class’ by our customers are a testament to the tremendous work and dedication of our catalog, product application, product management and marketing departments at Gates.
Denver, Colo. (PRWEB) May 01, 2012
Gates Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of industrial and automotive products, brought home a remarkable collection of National Catalog Managers Association (NCMA) Awards from the 39th annual Knowledge Exchange Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.
NCMA, the only professional organization dedicated to automotive aftermarket catalog managers, recognizes the very best in catalog content and design. All NCMA members were invited to submit their printed catalogs, web catalogs and catalog mobile apps for award consideration.
Gates won a total of four awards. Two “Best in Class” awards were presented by national auto parts retailers.
NCMA “Best in Class” for Data Excellence – Presented by NAPA Auto Parts
NCMA “Best in Class” for Data Excellence – Presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts
Two were judged by a panel of peers through NCMA.
NCMA Paper Catalog Award – Silver Level – for Gates Water Pump Catalog
NCMA Mobile Catalog Award – Bronze Level – for Gates NaviGates Mobile Application
“To be recognized by our peers and considered ‘Best in Class’ by our customers are a testament to the tremendous work and dedication of our catalog, product application, product management and marketing departments at Gates,” said David Haun, Manager of Product Data Services, Gates Corporation. “Gates has always been committed to supporting the industry association and we strive to be an active voice in all industry groups working to enhance catalog standards and best practices.”
Since 2001, Gates has been honored to have received 17 NCMA awards.
To learn more, visit aftermarket.org/Segments/NCMA(2).
For more information about Gates Corporation, please contact Mari Jane Panek at 303.744.4533.
About the National Catalog Managers Association (NCMA)
The National Catalog Managers Association is the only professional organization dedicated exclusively to the interests of automotive aftermarket catalog managers. Comprised of catalog, product management and marketing professionals from manufacturers, distributors and retailers - our mission for more than 37 years has been to help members sell more products, reduce costs and increase efficiency through accurate catalogs, efficient production processes and new technology. Founded in 1974, and over 190 members strong, the National Catalog Managers Association is your best source for practical information, professional contacts and priceless insight into the successful management of your catalog marketing efforts.
In 2007 NCMA officially became a professional society within the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association with membership available to employees of AAIA member companies
About Gates Corporation
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.