52nd international paris air show

The 2017 edition of the Paris Air Show has ended on 25 June, and a number of interesting GKN news stories have emerged from the latest edition of this event.

Here is the wrap up of our week in Paris. 

News releases

In the media

GKN Wages War On Waste With Additive Manufacturing

GKN Wages War On Waste With Additive Manufacturing

GKN Aerospace and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee have signed a five-year cooperative research and development agreement focused on additive manufacturing (AM).

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GKN beefs up cyber security to protect military technology during China expansion

GKN beefs up cyber security to protect military technology during China expansion

"GKN Aerospace has put in place "additional safeguards" to protect its military technologies from industrial espionage as it expands its commercial presence in China, a senior official told reporters ahead of the Paris Air Show."

Source: IHS Jane's Defence Weekly
Gareth Jennings, Paris 

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Loving the lull

Loving the lull

"GKN Aerospace has enjoyed solid growth partly as the result of shrewd acquisitions, but can this be maintained as production of some types enters something of a hiatus?"

Source: Flight Daily News

Dan Thisdell, 20 June 2017

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