GKN is an engineering company which designs, manufactures and services systems and components for original equipment manufacturers. It operates in segments including Aerospace, Driveline, Powder Metallurgy, Off-Highway Powertrain, and Wheels and Structures. The Company provides aerospace systems and components for aircraft and engine manufacturers; electrified driveline systems and solutions for vehicle manufacturers; high precision metal solutions for automotive and industrial applications; power management products, systems and service solutions for industrial equipment manufacturers; off-highway wheels and structural assemblies for agricultural, construction, mining, material handling, and automotive industries.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyMelrose
HQRedditch, GB
Founded1759
Websitegkn.com
GKN was founded in 1759 and is headquartered in Redditch, GB
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Key People/Management at GKN

Hans Büthker

Hans Büthker

CEO GKN Aerospace
Peter Oberparleiter

Peter Oberparleiter

CEO GKN Powder Metallurgy
Will Hoy

Will Hoy

CFO GKN Aerospace
Diego Laurent

Diego Laurent

CFO GKN Powder Metallurgy
Craig Russell

Craig Russell

COO GKN Aerospace
Russ Dunn

Russ Dunn

CTO GKN Aerospace
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GKN Office Locations

GKN has offices in Redditch, Hadley, London, Shirley and in 25 other locations
Redditch, GB (HQ)
Ipsley House
Hadley, GB
Hadley Castle Works
London, GB
4th Floor, 32 Dover St, Mayfair
Shirley, GB
One Central Boulevard, Blythe Valley Park, Central Blvd
Saint Thomas, CA
7 Michigan Blvd
Langfang Shi, CN
Shengda Rd
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GKN Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1759
GKN is a subsidiary of Melrose

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.
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)
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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

Melrose moves to losses as GKN takeover eats into finances

Acquisition specialist Melrose Industries fell into the red in 2018 after the £8bn takeover of aerospace parts group GKN, but shares rose five per cent on Thursday morning investors were buoyed by strong underlying profits. The FTSE 100 firm, which specialises in buying and improving underperform…

GKN Additive Opens First Customer Center in China

DANYANG, China, February 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- By sharing expertise, GKN Additive aims to accelerate adoption of Metal Additive Manufacturing in China for the automotive market GKN Additive, a leader in the metal additive manufacturing market, providing solutions from powder to design...

Aircraft Windshields Global Market 2019-2025: Gentex, GKN Aerospace, PPG Industries, Lee Aerospace

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Aircraft Windshields Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2019 - 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Automotive Driveshaft Global Market 2019-2025: GKN, Hyundai Wia, A1 Cardone, Dorman, Pro Comp

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Automotive Driveshaft Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2019 - 2025” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

GKN Ballspline Sideshafts: Perfect for On-Road and Off-Road

RÖESRATH, Germany, Dec. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- GKN Niche Customers, Motorsport and Aftermarket (NMA) has launched a new ballspline sideshaft, pairing excellent off-road characteristics with safe on-road handling. Linearly arranged ball bearings deliver previously unattained plunge for...

Commercial Aircraft Turbine Blades & Vanes 2018 Global Market Key Players – GE Aviation, GKN Aerospace, Rolls Royce, Turbocam International, UTC Aerospace Systems, Chromalloy, Hi-Tek Manufacturing, Moeller Aerospace, and Snecma – Analysis and Forecast to

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Commercial Aircraft Turbine Blades & Vanes Market - Trends & Forecast, 2016-2021” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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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 Hans Büthker, Peter Oberparleiter and Will Hoy.

  • What is GKN revenue?

    Latest GKN annual revenue is £9.7 b.

  • 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 Redditch, Hadley, London, Shirley and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does GKN have?

    GKN has 29 offices.