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Leading global tier one supplier

GKN Aerospace is a leading global tier one supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies, and aftermarket services. It supplies products and services to a wide range of commercial and military aircraft and engine prime contractors, and other tier one suppliers.

Overview

£3.35bn

Sales in 2023

GKN Aerospace is a leading global tier one supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies, and aftermarket services.

16,000

Employees

Promoting a safe working environment, respecting the rights of others, developing our employees, encouraging a diverse workforce.

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Countries

GKN Aerospace is a global business with facilities in 12 countries.

32

Manufacturing locations

A large part of GKN Aerospace’s global workforce is based in Europe, with around 2,100 employees at its largest single manufacturing facility

100,000

Flights per day

Our aerostructures, engine systems and special products improve the performance of more than 100,000 flights every day.

2050

Net-zero target

We innovate to support a new generation of zero-emissions aircraft in order for the industry to achieve net-zero by 2050.

GKN Aerospace global capabilities

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Sales

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Our differentiators

Why GKN Aerospace and what makes us unique. We look beyond immediate market requirements, assessing the impact of environmental and technological trends on aviation and passengers.

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    Executive team

    Today we are truly global, with 16,000 employees in 32 manufacturing locations in 12 countries around the world.

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    History

    The story of GKN was forged in the first fires of the Industrial Revolution. It is a story of change and innovation taking in the birth of rail, the invention of the car, the development of flight and man’s adventures in space.

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