Yates Expands Into Atlanta, Georgia
In 2014, Yates Industries continued their expansion into the Southeast by opening a third manufacturing plant in Austell, Georgia, complementing their existing facilities in Decatur, Alabama and Saint Clair Shores, Michigan. This plant has become vital to the future of Yates Industries, as the company continues to grow, not just geographically, but also in terms of customer satisfaction and product innovation.
HISTORY OF YATES INDUSTRIES
Since our modest beginnings in 1972 as a fluid power products distributor founded by William H. Yates II, Yates Industries has built a reputation for excellence and economy in comprehensive cylinder manufacturing. When William H. Yates III took over the business in 1993, his innovative vision of becoming the leading cylinder manufacturer and repair facility in the U.S. was soon realized. By 1998 the growing demand for Yates quality products and services moved Yates Industries into a state of the art 100,000+ sq. ft. manufacturing facility in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. In 2007, further demand prompted Yates Industries to open an additional 45,000 sq. ft. facility in Decatur Alabama, known as the Yates Alabama Division.
With a growing reputation for superior service and support, Yates recently opened our newest operations in 2014 in Austell, Georgia. Adding Georgia to our Michigan and Alabama facilities enables greater capacity for our welded cylinder lines, provides faster turnaround times and increases our service area throughout the Southern US, nationally and internationally. Yates is now one of the largest and most complete cylinder manufacturing companies in the country with three facilities manufacturing pneumatic and hydraulic cylinders, as well as a variety of other fluid power related components.
Yates Industries began with the goal of providing exceptional products with superior customer service. 42+ years later, we have exceeded those goals and have earned the reputation for delivering a superior product that not only lasts, but also surpasses its expectations. At Yates Industries, we strive to utilize our reliable fleet of local service vehicles to deliver and pick up your product on time, every time. Yates combines efficient manufacturing with an engaging staff who is devoted to service your request 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Through our dependable and affordable products and a passionate service staff, we guarantee that when you think quality hydraulic cylinders, you think Yates Industries.
Yates Industries is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company. With quality control as a main priority, we proudly offer one of the industry's leading warranties at three full years for JIC/NFPA cylinders. We can do this because we use only the finest materials and the most experienced production staff. Yates has the resources to interchange any competitors cylinder, and Yates cylinders have proven to be the most reliable and cost effective cylinders available today.
MACHINING FOR ALL APPLICATIONS
Yates Industries' extensive machining department includes boring mills, CNC machines, manual lathes, OD grinders, radial arm drills and so much more. We have the means to handle your largest cylinder applications — with the in-house capabilities to turn parts up to 65 inches in diameter, 27 feet in length.
Our certified welders are highly trained in both MIG and TIG welding. We have designed and built custom welding fixtures that assure the highest quality and consistency of weld. We also specialize in the process of bronze overlaying.
FULL SERVICE FACILITIES
With our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, we build your cylinders faster and with better quality than our competition. With over 100,000 square feet of production area, we are capable of handling small jobs on a rush basis up to your largest production runs.
Our engineering department uses the very latest in CAD technology. In their hands, this sophisticated software allows Yates Industries to customize cylinder components to your most demanding specifications.
INVENTORY ON DEMAND
Yates Industries maintains a huge inventory of both raw and finished goods. By maintaining such a large inventory, we can guarantee that your cylinder will be manufactured and delivered to you under the most demanding deadlines.
TESTING: ABOVE AND BEYOND
As an integral part of our quality process, all cylinders are cycle-tested to their rated working pressure before being delivered to the customer. Our test stands are rated for applications up to 10,000 PSI. In addition, we have designed and built custom load cells capable of handling 250,000 pounds of force.
Yates Industries manufactures a full line of NFPA/JIC approved cylinders with some of the most competitive pricing in the industry. If you need a specialty cylinder, look no further than Yates Industries — we can manufacture any and all cylinders to your specifications.