GKN in Americas

Major American locations

GKN’s footprint in Mexico has grown continuously since it started production of CVJ Systems in Celaya in 1979.

GKN Driveline has a second site in Villagran which opened in 2006 and both sites have been expanded in recent years. GKN Aerospace currently has four sites in Mexico manufacturing airframe and engine structures. GKN currently employs over 2,000 people across these six sites.

GKN Driveline, Villagran, Mexico
GKN Driveline, Villagran, Mexico

GKN employs over 2,000 people in Brazil across four manufacturing sites. 

GKN Driveline has manufacturing facilities in Porto Alegre and Charqueadas, while GKN Powder Metallurgy manufactures sintered components from a facility near San Paulo and GKN Shafts and Services operates from a site in Cachoeirinha which opened in 2014.

GKN Driveline, Charqueadas, Brazil
GKN Driveline, Charqueadas, Brazil

The US has been a key location for GKN since the 1970s. 

We employ more than 10,000 people in around 50 sites across the country and are continuing to expand and develop a number of state-of-the-art facilities to ensure we are well placed to serve our global customers in the region. 

GKN Driveline, Newton, US
GKN Driveline, Newton, US