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Gates Canada receives the 2016 NAPA Supplier Excellence Award

20 February 2017

UAP Inc. is pleased to announce that its 2016 NAPA Supplier Excellence Award goes to Gates Canada. Gates has been a NAPA supplier for 50 years, providing the NAPA store network with Gates Hydraulic products and key NAPA branded cooling system product lines that have contributed to the success and recognition of the NAPA brand in the marketplace.

“Thanks to Gates market leadership, product quality, cataloguing capabilities, technical and sales support, NAPA stores enjoyed significant sales increases on the Gates’ product lines in 2016”, said Tom Hunt, Vice President, Product Development, NAPA. “Gates has always been a fantastic partner to work with so this award is well-deserved”.

Founded in 1911, Gates has become the world’s leading manufacturer of power transmission belts and a premier global manufacturer of fluid power products. Gates employs over 14,000 people across 106 locations in 30 countries. For more information about Gates Corporation, please visit

For more information:

Éric Dufresne
UAP inc.
Manager, Corporate Communications
Tel: 514-251-6540, ext. 7205
Cell: 514-805-1435