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Last update 31 March 2022

Description of economic activities

Manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles (NACE2 2932)

This company is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of automotive, powder metallurgy, land systems and aerospace equipment and machinery. It was established in 1759. The company is headquartered in Redditch, United Kingdom.It is a global engineering group - its technologies and products are at the heart of vehicles and aircraft produced by the world's leading manufacturers. It operates in four business sectors: automotive, powder metallurgy, land systems and aerospace.The company has operations in more than 30 countries. Its objective is to be at the forefront of engineering innovation and technology.Despite its great diversity and size, it has a single working culture and a set of values that unite all of its people: the company calls it The GKN Way. It is this that has helped the company to build strong, positive and rewarding relationships with its global customers and suppliers, and to create long-lasting links with the communities in which they work. The company is a global leader in the production of constant velocity jointed products for use in cars and light vehicles. It also supplies driveshafts, torque management devices and components to vehicle manufacturers around the world. The company is the world's largest manufacturer of sintered components. Its superior technology was recently recognised by the award of a contract to produce the world's first powder-forged differential gears.The company engineers products for off-highway vehicles in the agricultural, construction, mining and industrial machinery markets. It is developing lighter and more efficient high performance components and technologies.The company is a leading global supplier to the civil and military aerospace markets. Its acquisition of the Filton (UK) facility in 2009 made GKN Aerospace Europe's leading aerostructures company.

  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Company type: Corporate
  • Parent company: MELROSE PLC
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO): Mr Michael Alan Turner
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Universal declarations

Declarations and treaties recognised by the country where the company has its registered office

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  • Charter of Fundamental Rights of CDFL Workers (Strasbourg Charter 1989):
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  • ILO C029 - Forced Labour Convention, 1930 (No. 29):
  • ILO C087 - Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87):
  • ILO C098 - Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98):
  • ILO C100 - Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100):
  • ILO C105 - Abolition of Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105):
  • ILO C111 - Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111):
  • ILO C138 - Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138):
  • ILO C182 - Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182):

Directives applied in the company offices in EU 27

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Presence in main rankings

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Latest news about gkn limited

28 November 2021 - 07:43

Il premio per il migliore studio legale? Agli avvocati di Gkn nel licenziamento di 430 dipendenti (poi bloccato dal Tribunale) - Il Fatto Quotidiano

18 November 2021 - 07:28

Gkn, advisor azienda ha 3 proposte reindustrializzazione |

20 September 2021 - 09:20

Gkn: Fiom vince ricorso contro licenziamenti -

 Il Tribunale di Firenze si è espresso a favore del ricorso presentato dalla Fiom-Cgil contro i licenziamenti della Gkn di Campi Bisenzio