Gates, National Science Foundation Pair to Establish Fluid Power Research Center
Gates Corporation, a subsidiary of UK-based Tomkins plc, has joined with the National Science Foundation, leading universities, and other industrial companies to establish a $21 million Fluid Power Engineering Research Center.
'Gates is committed to supporting industry and educational efforts to increase awareness, efficiency, and use of fluid power technologies,' said Lou Braga, Group President of Gates Worldwide Fluid Power Division. '... The Center will define and expand new research frontiers in engineering and increase the ability of faculty, students and the fluid power industry to work with researchers from across the country in a variety of interdisciplinary areas.'
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