GKN is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by road or air almost anywhere in the world it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world.
We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do.
GKN at a glance
Our global footprint
Across six continents GKN is making a difference to people’s lives in almost every corner of the world. We have more than 160 manufacturing facilities, service centres and offices in over 30 countries.
Our global customers need the support of a global network, they need their partners to operate in close proximity to their operations so we can work in partnership developing new technologies and building long lasting relationships.
The story of GKN was forged in the first fires of the Industrial Revolution.
We are incredibly proud of our long history. For more than 250 years we have welcomed change and never been afraid to innovate. Explore our interactive timeline to find out how a single ironworks in south Wales has become the global engineering group GKN is today.
At GKN our culture is summarised by a simple set of principles known as the GKN DNA.
Our DNA is at the heart of our business. It guides our day-to-day behaviour, underpins what we do, how we behave and ensures we do business in the right way.