About GKN

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

GKN Group
GKN Group
GKN Driveline
GKN Driveline
GKN Aerospace
GKN Aerospace
GKN Powder Metallurgy
GKN Powder Metallurgy
Additional businesses
Additional businesses

GKN Group

A network of more than 59,000 employees across over 30 countries at the forefront of technology, engineering innovative solutions that help our customers stay ahead.

£10,409m Sales
59,800 Employees
Learn more about Group

GKN Driveline

The leading tier one supplier of automotive driveline systems and solutions to the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers.

£5,308m Sales
31,700 Employees
Learn more about Driveline

GKN Aerospace

A leading tier one supplier of aerostructures, engine products and systems and electrical wiring systems to the global aerospace industry.

£3,638m Sales
17,700 Employees
Learn more about Aerospace

GKN Powder Metallurgy

The world’s largest manufacturer of sintered components and a leading producer of metal powder.

£1,174m Sales
7,400 Employees
Learn more about GKN Sinter Metals Learn more about Hoeganaes

Our global footprint

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.

Global network map

History

History

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.

Our history timeline

Culture

Culture

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. 

Find out more about the culture at GKN