Derby aerospace firm Gardner lands glut of new contracts

It has secured orders worth millions from GKN Aerospace and Airbus


Gardner Aerospace, which has its head office at Victory Park in Derby, has announced deals with GKN Aerospace and Airbus.

The firm, which also has sites in France, Poland, India and China, is a leading supplier of aerospace detailed parts and sub-assemblies. It carries out work for a number of big name aerospace companies.

In terms of GKN Aerospace, Gardner has landed three new deals with the firm.

One of them is to supply engine pylon secondary structure sub-assemblies. Work on this project will be carried out at the company’s facilities in Derby and Hull, Mazeres (France) and Mielec and Tczew (both Poland).

It will also supply GKN with shroud box sub-assemblies with the work due to take place at Gardner’s facilities in Derby, Mielec and Tczew, as well as wingtip and winglet navigation light housings out of its Mazeres and Tczew operations. 

Dominic Cartwright, chief executive at Gardner Aerospace, said: “I’m thrilled to be able to announce these new multi-million long-term awards for a range of aircraft programmes, which also sees new approvals being gained by our operations in Mazeres and Tczew thus broadening the company’s scope of customer and process offerings.” 

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