DUMFRIES, Scotland (March 22)—Tomkins P.L.C. is seeking a buyer for its Gates Rubber Co. Ltd. subsidiary in Dumfries, a spokesman for the Scottish consumer products maker has confirmed. The Dumfries unit, established in 1854, employs about 500 in the manufacture of footwear, belting and flooring products. No further details were available.
Gates to sell Scottish unit
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