Innovations

No false modesty: We at GKN Sinter Metals are at the forefront of trends and innovation. We have a clear vision of what’s to come – and we’d like to share and discuss our points of view, ideas, plans and achievements with you.

Technologies

Rapid prototyping enabled by Additive Manufacturing, high-density storage of hydrogen in metal hydride tanks: the team at GKN Sinter Metals is bringing game-changing technologies to life. We’ll keep you updated on the latest trends and applications.

Behind the Scenes

People – Products – Processes. We’ll take you behind the scenes of these three main pillars of GKN Sinter Metals and give you insights into our way of creating innovations – always from a very personal perspective.

GKN HYDROGEN STORAGE

COP23: Hydrogen storage, fuel cell technology leverage climate change

My attendance at the Hydrogen Exhibition Opening brought one clear takeaway: the use of hydrogen as an energy carrier in combination with fuel cell technology will be key to achieving the Paris...

Additive Manufacturing

[email protected] at Formnext 2017: How do you shape your business?

November in …Frankfurt? Absolutely, that is the place to be for innovators, creators and visionaries in the global additive manufacturing industry. Each year, the event presents the next...

INDUSTRIAL MARKETS

Q&A: GKN supports markets outside automotive industry

Growth. Integration. Innovation. A strong Powder Metallurgy success story in the automotive industry has expanded GKN's drive for collaboration into additional markets. An unparalleled advantage...

QUALITY PERFORMANCE

Nexteer Automotive recognizes GKN with Perfect Quality Award

GKN Sinter Metals has received the Perfect Quality Award from Nexteer Automotive, adding to the numerous customer awards given to the team in 2017. The award was presented to our Salem, Indiana...

THE FUTURE OF WORK

Work-life balance: How GKN incoporates at-home offices

When he started working for GKN, Konstantin Reich used to drive 80 miles to the GKN plant in Bad Brückenau, Germany every Monday and didn't return home until the following Friday. Talking to his...

Additive Manufacturing

GKN Additive: An expanded team with unrivaled design

At the start of its lifecycle, 3D printing technology was a science fiction subject for many. In today's markets, industries now can’t imagine process development without the Additive...

Operational Excellence

The impact of digitization: How GKN drives standards for top quality

During the Thyssen Krupp Bilstein Supplier Day recently, GKN Sinter Metals was awarded “Best Supplier” for its quality performance. Below, find our key learnings during our process of executing...

Additive Manufacturing

GKN offers interactive 3D Printing quotes with InstAMetal Platform

3D Printing has seen great opportunity growth because of the ability to manufacture individual pieces without a full product launch. At GKN our team saw this popularity grow with our customers, so...

ELECTRIFICATION

IAA Motorshow recap: GKN's guide through automotive change and disruption

 The IAA Motorshow in Frankfurt, Germany was as industry-changing as ever: there were more than 800,000 visitors, 1,100 exhibitors and hundreds of launches and premiers.

AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY

Steel vs. Aluminum: GKN supplies customized transmission carriers

Due to the industry’s increasing CO2 reduction requirements, automakers have developed higher speed transmissions. Eight-, Nine- and 10-speed transmissions are becoming the automatic transmission...

THE FUTURE OF WORK

6 tips from GKN on how to build and manage high-performing virtual teams

The team members come from Italy, Germany, the USA, China and many other countries. Yet everyone is working on the same project. How is that possible?

Christina Messner, Global Director Quality...

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING

EDUCATIONAL AM: Should companies trust 3D Printing?

Metal printers are hitting the market for under $100,000 - increasing the return on investment for 3D printing. This also gives more companies the ability to purchase metal printers that can...