Gardner Aerospace

Gardner Aerospace is a manufacturer of aerospace finished components. It offers finished machined and sheet metal detailed parts supplied as individual items or in kits, sub-assemblies and assemblies, complex tooling and ceramic cores, and small and large scale speed shop services. The company serves aerospace, original equipment manufacturers, and Tier 1 suppliers.

Employee Rating

3.4
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyLigeance Aerospace Technology
HQDerby, GB
Founded2003
Websitegardner-aerospace.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Gardner Aerospace was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Derby, GB
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Key People/Management at Gardner Aerospace

Tony Upton

Tony Upton

Chief Executive Officer
Laurence Ford

Laurence Ford

Chief Financial Officer
Jackie Storer

Jackie Storer

VP, HR & Governance
Dave Hughes

Dave Hughes

VP, Programmes and Supply Chain
Gary Sinfield

Gary Sinfield

VP, Business Development
John Rooney

John Rooney

VP, Operations
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Gardner Aerospace Office Locations

Gardner Aerospace has offices in Derby, Basildon, Consett, Pershore and in 7 other locations
Derby, GB (HQ)
Unit 9, Victory Park, Victory Rd
Basildon, GB
Wollaston House Wollaston Way
Consett, GB
Unit 24, Number one industrial estate
Pershore, GB
Units 1-6, Aintree road Keytec 7 Business Park
Chengdu, CN
3299 West Airport Avenue South West Airport Economic Development Zone Shuangliu
Mazères, FR
Mazeres, Z1 Route de Belpech, BP19
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Gardner Aerospace Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2003
Gardner Aerospace is a subsidiary of Ligeance Aerospace Technology

Gardner Aerospace Revenue

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Gardner Aerospace's revenue was reported to be £116.8 m in FY, 2020
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

166.5m217.7m116.8m

Revenue growth, %

(18%)

Cost of goods sold

132.7m172.8m105.0m

Gross profit

33.9m11.8m45.0m
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

10.1m4.0m10.6m

Accounts Receivable

38.1m42.9m16.2m

Inventories

32.0m30.4m26.0m

Current Assets

101.4m96.5m69.7m
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

6.2m7.0m(26.9m)

Depreciation and Amortization

10.8m13.8m14.3m

Inventories

(6.8m)1.7m4.3m

Accounts Payable

8.1m(3.6m)(9.3m)
GBPFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Gardner Aerospace Operating Metrics

Jun, 2019Apr, 2020May, 2022

Manufacturing Facilities

17

Manufacturing Space, sq. m.

125 k125 k

Countries

5

Customers

12

Gardner Aerospace Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
FDM Digital SolutionsNovember 29, 2019
Northern AerospaceJuly 23, 2018£51.1 m
FDM DIGITAL SOLUTIONS LTD
GARDNER AEROSPACE - BASILDON LIMITED
GARDNER AEROSPACE-BROUGHTON LIMITED
GARDNER AEROSPACE - BURNLEY LIMITED
GARDNER AEROSPACE - CONSETT LIMITED
GARDNER AEROSPACE - DERBY LIMITED
GARDNER AEROSPACE - HULL LIMITED
GARDNER AEROSPACE NOWA DEBA SP Z O O
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Gardner Aerospace Revenue Breakdown

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Gardner Aerospace revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 46.8% from Rest of Europe, 46.5% from United Kingdom and 6.8% from Other

Gardner Aerospace Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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Gardner Aerospace Online and Social Media Presence

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Gardner Aerospace Blogs

Gardner Aerospace Makes New Investments into Long-Bed Machining Capabilities

Despite a difficult couple of years for the civil aerospace industry, Gardner Aerospace continues to be an industry leader and one of the largest international manufacturers of metallic aerospace detailed parts, making continued new investments in its capabilities. As part of these investments one o…

Gardner Mazères Awarded France Relance Programme

We’re proud to announce that our French facilities in Mazères have been awarded again as part of the “France Relance” programme to sustain their investment plan towards the Industry of the Future. This investment is funded by the government in the frame of “France Relance” and by the European Union …

Philipp Visotschnig Appointed Chief Executive Officer at Gardner Aerospace

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Philipp Visotschnig, 46, as future Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gardner Aerospace. Philipp will be entrusted with the day-to-day management of Gardner Aerospace and reports to the Board of Directors. During the short transition until Philipp’s even…

Gardner Re-Awarded D2P Global Champion

Gardner is honoured to have been re-awarded the Airbus D2P Global Champion for the fourth consecutive year as part of the Detailed Parts Partnership Programme. We are grateful to the Airbus team for this recognition and congratulate the other award winners. What a fantastic achievement! The post Gar…

Gardner Aerospace Mazères Acquires New Machinery as Part of France Relance Project

In order to accelerate the transformation of French Industry particularly impacted by COVID crisis, the French Government is providing aid for investments towards the industry of the future. This programme, named “France Relance” contributes to the spread of digital technology and the adoption of ne…

Gardner Receives Manufacturing Hero Award

Gardner has been recognized as a Manufacturing Hero by the Made in Group. Made in the Midlands has been shining a light on businesses, like ours, for innovating and adapting during the pandemic. Engineering Team Leader Jordan Lyons and Manufacturing Quality Engineer Liam Attwood collected our ‘Manuf…
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Gardner Aerospace Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Gardner Aerospace founded?

    Gardner Aerospace was founded in 2003.

  • Who are Gardner Aerospace key executives?

    Gardner Aerospace's key executives are Tony Upton, Laurence Ford and Jackie Storer.

  • How many employees does Gardner Aerospace have?

    Gardner Aerospace has 437 employees.

  • What is Gardner Aerospace revenue?

    Latest Gardner Aerospace annual revenue is £116.8 m.

  • What is Gardner Aerospace revenue per employee?

    Latest Gardner Aerospace revenue per employee is £267.3 k.

  • Who are Gardner Aerospace competitors?

    Competitors of Gardner Aerospace include Lucas Industries, Secondo Mona and Cox Machine.

  • Where is Gardner Aerospace headquarters?

    Gardner Aerospace headquarters is located at Unit 9, Victory Park, Victory Rd, Derby.

  • Where are Gardner Aerospace offices?

    Gardner Aerospace has offices in Derby, Basildon, Consett, Pershore and in 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does Gardner Aerospace have?

    Gardner Aerospace has 11 offices.