GKN Aerospace has announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with Boeing to solidify a continued working partnership until 2023. The agreement covers the production of structural components and assemblies for: F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15E Strike Eagle and C-17 Globemaster III. GKN Aerospace has been a sole-source supplier for items such as external surfaces, internal structures, wing trailing and leading edges for these Boeing aircraft since 2001.
Krisstie Kondrotis, President – Defense Business, GKN Aerospace said: “This contract not only solidifies a continued partnership with Boeing, but is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our GKN Aerospace employees. We will strive to meet our commitments under this agreement and align on future opportunities utilizing GKN Aerospace capabilities and advanced technology improvements.”
GKN Aerospace is a British multinational automotive and aerospace components company headquartered in Redditch, Worcestershire. It is a long-running company, having been formerly known as Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds for many decades; it can trace its origins back to 1759 and the birth of the Industrial Revolution.