- To meet the increasing demands of the business jet industry for advanced composite manufacturing and assembly, GKN Aerospace is expanding its Chihuahua facility in Mexico by 80,000 sq ft.
- The company plans to complete the expansion by the end of 2023 and hire 100 new employees as part of the process.
GKN Aerospace is expanding its Chihuahua facility in Mexico by 80,000 sq ft to cater to the growing demands of the business jet sector, specifically for advanced composite manufacturing and assembly.
The company is aiming to complete the expansion by the end of 2023 and hire 100 new employees in the process. This move strengthens GKN Aerospace’s presence in Mexico and supports its growth strategy and partnerships with several leading business aviation customers.
Mauricio Herrera Murillo, the site director of GKN Aerospace, Chihuahua, expressed his pride in partnering with the government of Chihuahua in this project and emphasized its potential to create job opportunities and promote growth in the local aerospace supply chain.
GKN Aerospace’s Chihuahua facility provides cutting-edge composite and metal structures, as well as engineering services and special processes for top-tier aerospace clients, such as Airbus, Gulfstream, and Honda Jet.
Three Facilities Provided By The Company
The company currently runs three facilities in Mexico, offering machined engine components, advanced composite structures, and special processes for the civil and business aerospace sectors in Europe and the United States.
By expanding its Chihuahua facility by 80,000 sq ft, GKN Aerospace aims to meet future demand for complex composite manufacturing and assembly for the business jet industry. The expansion, expected to be completed by the end of 2023, will create 100 new job opportunities, further strengthening GKN Aerospace’s presence in Mexico and supporting its growth strategy and partnerships with various business aviation customers.
Mauricio Herrera Murillo, the site director, expressed his pride in collaborating with the Chihuahua government on this project and creating jobs and prosperity in the local aerospace supply base.