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.

INNOVATION INSIGHTS

The future of Research and Development in Powder Metallurgy

"It will be our task in the innovation team to identify new applications for our PM technology that result from the HEV & EV transition and any other electrified applications beyond the automotive...

Additive Manufacturing

GKN Additive: Reflecting on a successful 2017

For GKN Additive, 2017 was a very exciting and successful year. True to our mission statement, “We want to be a leading brand, providing high performance solutions enabled by digitalised Additive...

INDUSTRIAL MARKETS

Preview: GKN to bring powder metal expertise to AHR Expo

In 2017, GKN Powder Metallurgy reinforced its commitment to supporting markets outside the automotive industry. As an initiative to strive for collaboration with customers in other industries, GKN...

ENGINEERS AT GKN

How forward-thinkers in Powder Metallurgy design the future with customers

In the first part of our interviews with Maurits van de Velde, we got a fascinating insight into the job of a young project engineer. As the interface between customer and production, Maurits...

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...