GKN LAND SYSTEMS REVIEW
Tackling tough markets
GKN Land Systems is a leading supplier of power management products and services. It designs, manufactures and supplies products and services for the agricultural, construction and utility vehicle markets and key industrial segments, o ering integrated powertrain solutions and complete in-service support.
What we do
• Electromechanical power management devices such as electromagnetic brakes, flexible couplings, clutches, drivesha s and gear technology. • Custom-designed wheels for applications in arduous terrains. • Advanced structures and chassis systems for a variety of vehicle types. • A ermarket parts and remanufacturing for passenger cars, commercial trucks, agricultural and construction vehicles, and industry applications.
Key strategic activities
To support the achievement of the Group’s ve strategic objectives, GKN Land Systems is focusing on the following areas: • Leading in high technology power management solutions to the world’s OEMs • Deploying new technologies to increase sales of our electromechanical products and systems • Positioning our strong brands outside our traditional home markets into new and emerging growth markets • Providing better customer solutions based on a detailed understanding of their needs and future strategies.
SH32 emergency brakes (le ); hydraulic power pump stations (right)
STATE OF THE ART
Winning new business through global co-operation
STATE OF THE ART EMERGING FUTURE
The highest level of technology and products we deliver to customers today. Where GKN know-how in advanced technologies and continuous investment is changing the status quo.
Where we are creating technology that will help shape tomorrow’s world.
Co-operation between our GKN Land Systems Stromag facilities in Taicang, China and La Guerche, France enabled us to win a £2.3 million contract in Taicang to supply our SIME hydraulic brake system for a three-level boat li ing system to the Wujiang Gou’pi’tan Hydropower Station. See more at www.gkn.com
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