Gates Shoppe Inaugurated in South India - Kakinada, A.P.

Gates, India’s premier brand in Hose Assemblies and Belt Drive Conversion, today announced the inauguration of another Gates Shoppe in South India ,Kakinada. M/s Rank Hydraulics is located at Door No.1-8/5, Opp. State Bank of India, Vakalapudi Road, Valasapakala, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. It was inaugurated by Mr. Manoj Gupta, Head- Marketing Communication, Gates India Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Raviprolu Subrahmanyam , father of Mr. Nanda Kishore , Rank Hydraulics.

"Gates with Rank Hydraulics will function as a one-stop shop for all those wishing to either buy or to know the latest innovative products from Gates that can reduce their machine downtime, resulting in overall business profitability. The aim is to provide better solutions to Oil and Gas sector customers in line with our PM vision to focus more on this industry. Customers can avail of an array of services under one roof. These include purchase of world class Gates products like Hose Assemblies, Belt drive systems, Complimentary products like Adaptors, Clamps Tube fittings , Ball Valves et al. We are planning to open 20 more such Shoppe’s till 2015 in pan India” said Mr. Manoj.

Customers can avail of an entire range of Gates products and services at Rank Hydraulics with Just In Time approach. These include:
1. Information about latest products & Services
2. Purchase of Gates Specified Hose assemblies
3. Assistance in selecting right hose for right application through STAMPED
4. Training to operators on Hose maintenance, Do’s & Don’ts to maximize the life of the product and also to create a safe environment to work

Strict quality standards are maintained to ensure that the Hose assemblies sold are of a superior quality and the buyer gets complete peace of mind. Gates Shoppe will serve as a great platform to interact with End Users to understand their requirement and serve them fully.


Dignitaries fromdifferent industries witnessed the grand event especially from Oil & Gas, Process & Specialty, and Infrastructure. Some of the dignitaries included Reliance, ONGC, Schlumberger Asia Services, Halliburton Offshore Services.

Workshop on World Class Hose assemblies followed by Shoppe inauguration was well received by the esteemed customers from different industries. There was healthy discussion about maximizing the life of hose assemblies, maintenance tips and how to select right hose in details.