GKN Aerospace is a global first tier supplier to the aerospace, defence and space industries, with technology on-board 100,000 flights a day. It is a primary technology provider on a wide range of state-of-the-art and next generation aircraft platforms, and is at the forefront of the development and application of composites, advanced metallic processes and automated manufacturing processes. The business is focused around four major product areas aerostructures, engine systems, electrical wiring and transparencies, plus a number of specialist areas including electro-thermal ice protection, landing gear and fuel and flotation systems. The business covers civil and military markets with significant participation on all major aircraft programmes including Boeing 787, A350 XWB and JSF. GKN Aerospace is also a global leader in additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, with AM content on-board seven aircraft platforms today across the civil, military, business jet, rotorcraft and space markets. Full after-market care is delivered through a global network of key service centres.