Gates Manufacturing, Inc.
President, Gates Manufacturing, Inc.
Andy earned his B.S. in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering – North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND (1990). Over 25 years manufacturing experience with facility management, process engineering management, project management, product design and Six Sigma projects. President of Gates Manufacturing since November 2009 and is responsible for corporate direction and management, new product design, production expansion along with sales and marketing activity. Recently introduced a new product (called Dynamic Adapt Control – DAC) which integrates electronics with hydraulics on a piece of farm tillage equipment to automate the process of adjusting hydraulic cylinders with increased precision. Further development with sensory input based on residue conditions, soil type and moisture will adjust machine automatically without any operator involvement.