GKN is a global engineering company, which is engaged in the design, manufacture and service of systems and components for original equipment manufacturers. The Company operates in four segments: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline, GKN Powder Metallurgy and GKN Land Systems. The GKN Aerospace segment is a supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies and aftermarket services. The GKN Aerospace segment is a supplier of airframe and engine structures, landing gear, electrical interconnection systems, transparencies and aftermarket services. The GKN Powder Metallurgy segment is a manufacturer of sintered components and a producer of metal powder. The GKN Land Systems segment is a supplier of power management products and services. It designs, manufactures and supplies products and services for the agricultural, construction and utility vehicle markets and industrial segments.

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TypePublic
HQRedditch, GB
Founded1759
Size (employees)51,117 (est)
Websitegkn.com
GKN was founded in 1759 and is headquartered in Redditch, GB
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Key People/Management at GKN

Anne Stevens

Anne Stevens

CEO
Michael Turner

Michael Turner

Chairman
Jos Sclater

Jos Sclater

General Counsel & Company Secretary
Angus Cockburn

Angus Cockburn

Independent Non-Executive Director
Adam Walker

Adam Walker

Finance Director
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GKN Office Locations

GKN has offices in Cromwell, Armstrong, Bowling Green, Van Wert and in 89 other locations
Redditch, GB (HQ)
Ipsley House
Filton, GB
Golf Course Ln
Staffordshire, GB
Higher Woodcroft
West Midlands, GB
Eckersall Rd
West Midlands, GB
Chester Rd
Wien, AT
32 Slamastraße
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GKN Financials and Metrics

GKN Revenue

GKN's revenue was reported to be £9.67 b in FY, 2017 which is a 9.6% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

9.7b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

9.6%

Net income (FY, 2017)

509.0m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

699.0m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

421.0m

EV

6.2b
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

3.4b3.3b3.3b3.5b3.6b3.6b3.9b4.4b4.2b5.4b5.7b6.5b7.1b7.0b7.2b8.8b9.7b

Revenue growth, %

(4%)1%4%5%0%6%13%(3%)29%6%13%10%(2%)4%22%10%

Operating expense total

3.4b3.2b3.3b3.6b3.6b3.4b3.6b4.3b4.2b5.0b5.4b5.9b6.6b6.7b6.9b8.5b9.0b

EBITDA

362.0m1.4b240.0m598.0m859.0m829.0m562.0m584.0m786.0m
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

167.0m105.0m131.0m860.0m724.0m342.0m282.0m114.0m316.0m438.0m156.0m181.0m184.0m319.0m299.0m411.0m421.0m

Accounts Receivable

388.0m394.0m424.0m489.0m497.0m457.0m509.0m550.0m547.0m664.0m840.0m936.0m951.0m1.0b1.1b1.4b1.4b

Prepaid Expenses

47.0m

Inventories

503.0m488.0m487.0m507.0m467.0m470.0m552.0m718.0m563.0m637.0m749.0m885.0m931.0m971.0m1.2b1.4b1.4b
GBPFY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

40.0m103.0m103.0m580.0m59.0m177.0m196.0m(120.0m)(39.0m)326.0m306.0m488.0m407.0m174.0m202.0m244.0m509.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

611.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

439.0m361.0m287.0m179.0m265.0m60.0m240.0m259.0m227.0m89.0m454.0m449.0m709.0m658.0m775.0m666.0m476.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(442.0m)
GBPY, 2017

EV/EBIT

8.8 x

EV/CFO

13 x

Revenue/Employee

194.0k

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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GKN Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Countries

30 30 30

Manufacturing Facilities (Aerospace)

33 62 55

Manufacturing Facilities (Driveline)

46 46 49

Manufacturing Facilities (Powder Metallurgy)

34 32 33
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GKN Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
MelroseApril 29, 2018$11 b

GKN Revenue Breakdown

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GKN revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.6% from GKN Powder Metallurgy, 52.5% from GKN Driveline and 35.9% from GKN Aerospace

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GKN Online and Social Media Presence

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GKN News and Updates

GKN Powder Metallurgy Announces a Technology Partnership With EOS to Industrialize Metal 3D Printing

FRANKFURT, Germany, November 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Collaboration Slashes Part Production Time by 70 Percent Through Innovative Approach to Metal-based Additive Manufacturing (AM). GKN Powder Metallurgy , a company known for innovation and a leading materials and parts producer in the...

Metals Powders 2018 Global Market Key Players - CEAC, Dr. Fritsch, Fusion, Erasteel, GKN Hoeganaes, Epson Atmix, AMETEK, Arcam AB, AMETEK, Advantage Metal......

Metals Powders – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Future Analysis of New Global Intelligent Driving Technologies Market to 2025: Major Key Players Covered Like Eaton, GKN, Dana, Oerlikon, Ford, ZF, Continental, Magna International, Borgwarner, Jtekt, AAM

This Intelligent Driving Technologies market research is an intelligence report with meticulous efforts undertaken to study the right and valuable information. The data which has been looked upon is done considering both, the existing top players and the upcoming competitors. Business strategies of …

Metals Powder 2018 Global Market Key Players - Eramet, GKN Hoeganaes, Advantage Metal, Allied Sinterings, AMETEK, Arcam AB, AVL, Carpenter, CEAC.......

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Aircraft Fuel Tanks 2018 Global Market Key Players - GKN Aerospace, ContiTech, Cobham, TAG Aviation, Boeing, UTC Aerospace Systems......

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GKN groups aftermarket activities into a new website

ROESRATH, Germany, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GKN's Niche Customer, Motorsport & Aftermarket (NMA) website has been completely overhauled with a simple-to-use, modern look and interesting content that is integrated into the common GKN brand presence on the GKN Driveline website. This...
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GKN Company Life and Culture

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GKN Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was GKN founded?

    GKN was founded in 1759.

  • Who are GKN key executives?

    GKN's key executives are Anne Stevens, Michael Turner and Jos Sclater.

  • How many employees does GKN have?

    GKN has 51,117 employees.

  • What is GKN revenue?

    Latest GKN annual revenue is £9.7 b.

  • What is GKN revenue per employee?

    Latest GKN revenue per employee is £189.2 k.

  • Who are GKN competitors?

    Competitors of GKN include Linamar, Arconic and Spirit Aerosystems.

  • Where is GKN headquarters?

    GKN headquarters is located at Ipsley House, Redditch.

  • Where are GKN offices?

    GKN has offices in Cromwell, Armstrong, Bowling Green, Van Wert and in 89 other locations.

  • How many offices does GKN have?

    GKN has 97 offices.