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At our Western Approach site near Bristol, UK, GKN Aerospace produces composite wing spars using state of the art carbon fibre fabrication techniques.

These spars are 27 metres long; and the tolerance across that distance? Not the depth of two pieces of paper!
Where we operate
Careers
Careers

Throughout the autumn, GKN is welcoming students from local schools into its manufacturing facilities across the UK.

Where we operate
Careers
Careers

Throughout the autumn, GKN is welcoming students from local schools into its manufacturing facilities across the UK.

In the community
In the community

The Wenchuan earthquake caused mass devastation across Sichuan province of China in 2009. Buildings in the area were simply not designed to withstand a quake that measured 7.9 on the Richter Scale.

GKN, with operations close to the area affected, helped to rebuild a local elementary school that was destroyed by the disaster. Support continues today…

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Technology & Innovation
Technology & Innovation

All-wheel drive systems are complex solutions that can be integrated seamlessly into the drivetrain to improve performance.

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​Engineering that moves the world

GKN is a global engineering group. Every day we drive the wheels of hundreds of millions of cars, we help thousands of aircraft to fly, we deliver the power to move earth and harvest cro​ps, and we make essential components for industries that touch lives across the globe. Discover more

 
 
Our story in numbers
49,700
people
250
years heritage
33
countries
26
languages
5
continents
4
divisions
 
Our divisions:
GKN Aerospace
A first tier supplier to the global aerospace industry
11,700
employees
32
locations
9
countries
£2,243m sales in 2013
GKN Driveline
A world leading supplier of automotive driveline systems and solutions
24,000
employees
45
locations
22
countries
£3,416m sales in 2013
GKN Powder Metallurgy
One of world’s largest manufacturers of metal powder and sintered components
6,600
employees
34
locations
10
countries
£932m sales in 2013
GKN Land Systems
A leading supplier of engineered power management products, systems and services
5,400
employees
34
locations
15
countries
£899m sales in 2013