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.

AN INSIDER'S REPORT

How GKN transforms ideas into precision powder metal components

In his time at GKN, Maurits van de Velde has learned a thing or two about Powder Metallurgy (PM). For over a year, he has looked after customers in his capacity as project engineer from new parts...

ELECTRIFICATION

GKN's top five takeaways on transmission design from CTI Berlin

During the recent CTI Symposium in Berlin, more than 1,300 delegates from across the world met and discussed the latest automotive trends with a specific focus on hybrid and electrical (HEV/EV)...

Additive Manufacturing

Q&A: GKN Additive combines experienced engineering with innovation

At our recent Formnext talk@table, Petra Lammers (onliveline) talked with GKN's Markus Josten, Blake Hanrahan and Uemit Aydin about the opportunity for the newly formed GKN Additive to operate on...

OWC ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS

GKN's One Way Clutch versatility provides custom-designed solutions

From mechanical locking to selectable assemblies and the variations in between, One Way Clutch (OWC) Assemblies have continued to evolve for torque converter needs. GKN Sinter Metals has continued...

CTI SYMPOSIUM BERLIN

GKN expands transmission design boundaries with PM technology

At the upcoming CTI Symposium for Automotive Transmissions in Berlin, GKN Powder Metallurgy will showcase unrivaled ideas to drive future developments for electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid...

Additive Manufacturing

SHAPE YOUR BUSINESS – starting a revolution

From November 14-17, GKN Additive met with partners, prospective customers and visionaries at our booth at the Formnext fair: the place to be for the global additive manufacturing industry.

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

Talk@Table 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 incorporates 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...