Farnborough Air show 2018

Visit our pavilion on LEAP Lane at the Farnborough air show. Come and see how GKN develops aerostructures, engine systems and technologies for the aircraft of the future

Investing in the future

Investing in the future

GKN Aerospace is the leading tier one supplier of aerostructures and engine systems to the global aerospace industry. Our technology is on board of 100,000 flights a day.

GKN is targeting innovation at all levels with unrivalled design and manufacturing capabilities across five global centres of excellence around the world. GKN Aerospace will be showcasing some of its additive manufacturing products and the entirely new way of thinking about how we design and make products with this technology.

External media coverage

Designing the future

Designing the future

Dr Rob Sharman, global head of additive manufacturing at GKN Aerospace says: “Fundamentally, the challenge with additive manufacturing is that you are creating the material within the same process as manufacturing a product.

Additive materials find their place in design

Made for Space

Made for Space

British aerospace firm GKN Aerospace has developed a keen expertise for 3D printing critical components, including over 50kg of metal 3D-printed parts for the Vulcain 2.1 demonstration nozzle.

Made for Space

AMRC signs MoU with GKN Aerospace

AMRC signs MoU with GKN Aerospace

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and global aviation supplier GKN Aerospace have entered into a long-term partnership to work together on developing advanced technologies for the aerospace industry.

AMRC signs MoU with GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace in numbers
Manufacturing sites
51
Countries
14
Centers of excellence
5
Employees
17000