What we do

GKN Aerospace designs and manufactures complex, high-performance, high-value integrated metallic and composite assemblies for aerostructures and engine products as well as glass, acrylic and polycarbonate transparency systems.

Substantial investment ensures GKN Aerospace is at the forefront of technology delivering real and practical benefits to our customers. Partnering with the world’s major airframers and engine OEMs, we deliver competitive advantage through advanced design and manufacturing that provides best value and enhanced performance: advantages which retain our position as a world leader in aerostructures, engine systems, nacelles and transparencies. All products are backed by GKN Aerospace’s comprehensive and responsive aftermarket service.

GKN Aerospace is committed to delivering excellence across its business. Through ongoing investment in development of our employees, our technologies and our customer programmes, GKN Aerospace is well positioned to continue the strong growth it has achieved in recent years.

The GKN Aerospace advantage:

  • Advanced manufacturing
    • High rate processing
    • Flexible manufacturing
    • Energy efficient system
    • Low cost solutions
  • High performance aerostructures
    • Improved performance
    • Multi-functional structures
    • Integrated structures
  • High performance engine structures
    • Weight optimised structures
    • Performance improvement
    • Environmental technologies
  • High performance transparencies
    • Improved stealth capabilities
    • Improved optical characteristics
    • Improved passenger environment