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.

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...

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...

BEHIND THE SCENES OF GKN'S WEBSITE LAUNCH

New websites for GKN Powder Metallurgy and GKN Sinter Metals: What has changed?

This is an exciting moment for us that we’ve anticipated for months. Our new website has been launched today. To us it’s way more than just a launch – we’ve completely rebuilt our site, its...

INDUSTRY 4.0 AT GKN

GKN launches Industry 4.0 to further Innovation Culture

The term Industry 4.0 has been buzzing around the manufacturing industry, and has recently been taken from niche hype to a mainstream topic.

BEHIND THE SCENES OF GKN'S WEBSITE RELAUNCH

The top 4 lessons we've learned during our website redesign process

A company's website is its face to the world 24/7 and the place where potential customers go first to learn more about you and your business. It can be the most powerful sales tool and connect...
LIGHTWEIGHT TECHNOLOGY

GKN joins innovative partnership to progress future

As industries move toward electrification and hybridization, GKN partners with organizations like Lightweight Innovations for Tomorrow (LIFT) to keep a progressive edge on the future market.

Digital Hub Summer Slam in Bonn

Germany's Silicon Valley: Digital Hub Summer Slam 2017

What started out as a geographical location has now become a mindset: today Silicon Valley stands for a culture of sharing ideas and networking with an open mind. The atmosphere encourages...

Q&A: SMART QUALITY SYSTEMS

GKN builds on ‘Innovation Culture’ through partnership with RocketSpace

It’s all about innovation: GKN Sinter Metals has partnered with RocketSpace, a global network of services and technology campuses, to improve the Smart Quality system. 

SERIES PRODUCTION WITH 3D PRINTING

Additive Industries and GKN: A Perfect Match for Metal Additive Manufacturing

Just four months ago, GKN Sinter Metals became the first automotive supplier in the world to begin series production with 3D printing – thanks to the MetalFAB1 AM machine from Additive Industries....

GKN CUSTOMER SURVEY RESULTS

What you should know about Powder Metallurgy - Answers to the Top 5 Questions from our Customer Survey

In December 2016, we conducted an online survey among our customers. We wanted to understand their challenges and needs to learn how we can help them better. We were stunned by the high response...

Full speed ahead for series Metal AM production

It’s no secret that I am really excited about what is going on in the world of Metal AM today. What was barely imaginable not so long ago is reality today. And this is just the beginning. We at...

NEW CORPORATE STRATEGY

Two-day workshop – A look into the future

Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) is not simply ordinary technological progress. This innovation will change all of our lives. Of course technology enthusiasts like me sometimes get carried away...