Universal Hose and Fittings is classified as a Dealer of many hose brands including Gates. We are not an Authorized Distributor for Gates. The Gates Corporation does not endorse, or sanction the products sold by Universal Hose and Fittings. The Gates products we offer on this web site are Genuine Gates products. Our products are purchased from Authorized Gates Distributors, Distressed sellers, or Independent sources who supply products related to our Industry.