GKN launches new Asia facility; SAS selects Aero Norway; GKN Fokker and UTAS sign partnership deal
GKN Aerospace has launched a repair and research facility for aero-engine systems in Malaysia. Based in Johor, the new facility initially focus on ser vicing engine low pressure compressor components for CFM56-5B, CFM56-7 and V2500. Launching in 2019, the facility is expected to complement GKN Aerospace’s existing component repair facility in San Diego, CA. The company also noted that the site aims to tap into the growing single aisle market within the Asia Pacific region.