GKN Aerospace has been selected by Honeywell as a global channel partner

Wednesday 11 April 2018

GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business has signed an agreement with Honeywell to provide customers with component maintenance, repair and overhaul services for avionics and mechanical components. Customers will have access to Honeywell’s world-class avionics and mechanical solutions at GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Services facilities in the Netherlands, U.S. and Singapore.

As a long-standing member of the extended Honeywell family, GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Services business can now provide OEM based support with Honeywell’s licensed parts and solutions for maintenance, repairs and overhaul, enabling customers to reduce turnaround time on maintenance. With this agreement, customers will benefit from first-rate experience with legacy and mature platforms and from a high standard of repairs as a licensed facility. Honeywell-equipped aircraft will receive high-quality Honeywell parts from local Fokker service centers at a competitive price, enhancing efficiency while reducing costs for operators.

As an approved Repair Center, GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Services business will provide customers with flexible, reliable and competitive OEM solutions to airlines operating Bombardier CRJ and Dash 8 families, ATR42/72 families, Airbus A300 and A320 families, Boeing 717/737/747/757/767  series families as well as Fokker families.

“As a leading Aerospace Service Provider GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Services business is pleased with signing the Honeywell Authorized Service Center Agreement. This agreement will strengthen our proposition in supporting customers around the globe with with OEM based affordable and reliable availability solutions on legacy and mature platforms,” said, Paul Vorstermans, Vice President of GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Services business. “Our customers will benefit from cost-effective, highly reliable repairs and upkeep with a short turnaround time, ensuring high-quality service".

Editor’s Notes:

GKN plc is a global engineering group. It has three divisions; GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy, which operate in the aerospace and automotive markets. Over 59,800 people work in GKN companies and joint ventures in more than 30 countries. GKN is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: GKN) and recorded sales of £10.4 billion in the year to 31 December 2017.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. As a global company serving the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, GKN Aerospace develops, builds and supplies an extensive range of advanced aerospace systems, components and technologies– for use in aircraft ranging from helicopters and business jets to the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world. Lightweight composites, additive manufacturing, innovative engine systems and smart transparencies help to reduce emissions and weight on the aircraft and enhance passenger comfort. GKN Aerospace’s Fokker Services business is an aerospace services provider, supporting a wide range of commercial and defense aircraft. Services range from Type Certificate Holder-related product support to component availability programs to a wide range of aircraft owners and operators.
GKN Aerospace is market leading in aerostructures, engine systems, transparencies and wiring systems and operates in 14 countries at 52 manufacturing locations employing approximately 17,000 people.

For further information, on this release please contact:
Marianne Mulder, Digital Communications and Media Manager, GKN Aerospace
TEL: +31 78 6419848
Mobile: +31 6 513 112 17
Email: marianne.mulder@fokker.com