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GKN Aerospace Opens Engine Repair Facility in Johor, Malaysia

GKN Aerospace has officially opened its repair and research facility for aero-engine systems in Johor, Malaysia.

At the Farnborough Air Show in July of this year, GKN Aerospace announced the establishment of the aero-engine repair site, and the creation of 150 jobs growing to 300 within two years. A team of 15 people has been built to date.

The site will initially focus on servicing engine low pressure compressor (LPC) components for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7 and V2500 and will be operational in 2019.

GKN Aerospace has officially opened its repair and research facility for aero-engine systems in Johor, Malaysia. The site will initially focus on servicing engine low pressure compressor (LPC) components for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7 and V2500 and will be operational in 2019. Click to enlarge.

 Research will be centered around the application of additive manufacturing technology into engine parts repair. The facility will complement GKN Aerospace’s existing component repair facility in San Diego, CA to meet growing demand in the Asia Pacific region, with investments targeting the growth in the single aisle market expected in the region.

Joakim Andersson CEO GKN Aerospace Engine Systems said, “We are proud to extend our global presence with this new site in Malaysia. This new facility highlights our commitment to support our customers in Asia. This will definitely lead to exciting growth opportunities. We thank the Government of Malaysia for the excellent collaboration and for supporting and facilitating our decision to locate in their country”

GKN Aerospace already operates six facilities in Asia, delivering wiring systems, transparencies and services in China, India, Singapore, Thailand and Turkey. With this latest expansion, GKN Aerospace’s engine systems business will have its first site in the Asia Pacific region.

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