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Principal Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures

At 31 December 2008



GKN Automotive Ltd


GKN Driveline Birmingham Ltd
GKN Driveline Walsall Ltd
GKN Driveline SA France
GKN Driveline Deutschland GmbH Germany
GKN Gelenkwellenwerk Kaiserslautern GmbH Germany
GKN Driveline Trier GmbH Germany
GKN Driveline Bruneck AG Italy
GKN Driveline Firenze SpA Italy
GKN Driveline Polska Sp. z o.o. Poland
GKN Driveline Slovenija d.o.o. Slovenia
GKN Driveline España SA Spain
GKN Driveline Zumaia SA Spain
GKN Driveline Vigo SA Spain
GKN Driveline Legazpi SA Spain
GKN Driveline Lazpiur SL (51%) Spain
GKN Eskisehir Automotive Products Manufacture and Sales A.S. Turkey


GKN Driveline North America Inc USA
GKN Driveline Bowling Green Inc USA
GKN do Brasil Ltda Brazil
GKN Driveline Celaya SA de CV Mexico
GKN Driveline Villagran SA de CV Mexico
GKN Driveline Uruguay SA Uruguay
Transejes Transmisiones Homocinéticas de Colombia SA (49%) Colombia


GKN Driveline Torque Technology KK Japan
GKN Driveline Utsunomiya Ltd Japan
Viscodrive Japan KK Japan
GKN JTEKT Ltd (49%) Japan

Rest of the World

Unidrive Pty Ltd (60%) Australia
Shanghai GKN Drive Shaft Company Ltd (50%) China
GKN Driveline Torque Technology (Shanghai) Co Ltd China
GKN Driveshaft (Chongqing) Ltd (34.5%) China
GKN Driveline (India) Ltd (97%) India
GKN Driveline Malaysia Sdn Bhd (68.4%) Malaysia
GKN Driveline Singapore Pte Ltd Singapore
GKN Driveline Korea Ltd South Korea
Taiway Ltd (36.25%) Taiwan
GKN Driveline (Thailand) Ltd Thailand
GKN JTEKT (Thailand) Ltd (49%) Thailand
GKN Driveline JTEKT Manufacturing Ltd (51%) Thailand

Industrial and Distribution Services

GKN Service International GmbH Germany
Other companies in Europe

Other Automotive

GKN AutoStructures Ltd
Chassis Systems Ltd (50%)
GKN Zhongyuan Cylinder Liner Company Ltd (59%) China
Emitec Gesellschaft für Emissionstechnologie mbH (50%) Germany
Emitec Produktion Eisenach GmbH (50%) Germany
Emitec Inc (50%) USA

Other companies

GKN Driveline International GmbH Germany
GKN Japan Ltd Japan
GKN Freight Services Ltd
Research and Product Development centres in Germany, USA and Japan
Export and representation companies in Europe and USA

Powder Metallurgy


Hoeganaes Corporation USA
Hoeganaes Corporation Europe GmbH Germany
Hoeganaes Corporation Europe SA Romania

Sinter Metals


GKN Sinter Metals Holdings Ltd
GKN Sinter Metals Holding GmbH Germany
GKN Sinter Metals Engineering GmbH Germany
GKN Sinter Metals GmbH Bad Brückenau Germany
GKN Sinter Metals GmbH Bad Langensalza Germany
GKN Sinter Metals Components GmbH Germany
GKN Sinter Metals GmbH Radevormwald Germany
GKN Sinter Metals Filters GmbH Radevormwald Germany
GKN Sinter Metals SpA Italy
GKN Sinter Metals AB Sweden


GKN Sinter Metals LLC USA
GKN Sinter Metals St Thomas Ltd Canada
GKN Sinter Metals de Argentina SA Argentina
GKN Sinter Metals Ltda Brazil

Rest of the World

GKN Danyang Industries Co Ltd China
Krebsoge Feida Danyang Filters Co Ltd China
GKN Sinter Metals Ltd India
GKN Sinter Metals Cape Town (Pty) Ltd South Africa


GKN OffHighway Ltd
GKN Wheels Nagbøl A/S Denmark
GKN Armstrong Wheels Inc USA
GKN Geplasmetal SA Spain
GKN Wheels (Liuzhou) Company Ltd China
GKN Walterscheid Belgium BVBA Belgium
GKN Walterscheid Service & Distribution A/S Denmark
GKN Walterscheid GmbH Germany
GKN Walterscheid Getriebe GmbH Germany
GKN Walterscheid Cramer GmbH Germany
GKN Rockford Inc USA
GKN Walterscheid Inc USA
GKN Walterscheid Agritech Components (Shanghai) Co Ltd China
Matsui-Walterscheid Ltd (40%) Japan



GKN Holdings Deutschland GmbH Germany
GKN Aerospace North America Inc USA
GKN Aerospace Bandy Machining Inc USA
GKN Aerospace Monitor Inc USA
GKN Aerospace Precision Machining Inc USA
GKN Westland Aerospace Inc USA
GKN Aerospace Engineering Services Pty Ltd Australia
Composite Technology and Applications Ltd (49%)

Propulsion Systems

GKN Aerospace Services Ltd
GKN Aerospace La Pacaudière SAS France
ASTECH Engineered Products Inc USA
GKN Aerospace Chem-tronics Inc USA
GKN Aerospace Muncie Inc USA
GKN Aerospace Cincinnati Inc USA
GKN Aerospace New England Inc USA

Special Products

GKN Aerospace Transparency Systems Inc USA
GKN Aerospace Transparency Systems (Thailand) Ltd Thailand
GKN Aerospace Transparency Systems do Brasil Ltda Brazil


GKN Holdings plc
GKN (United Kingdom) plc
GKN Industries Ltd
GKN UK Investments Ltd
GKN America Corp USA
Ipsley Insurance Ltd Isle of Man
GKN China Holding Company Ltd China

The issued share capitals of the 162 companies which at 31 December 2008 comprised the GKN Group are held indirectly by GKN plc through intermediate holding companies which are registered or incorporated in England, USA, Germany and China. Certain intermediate holding companies do not prepare consolidated financial statements.

The percentage of the share capital held by GKN is indicated where companies are not wholly owned.

The country of incorporation or registration and the principal country in which each company operates is England unless otherwise shown.

Of the Group subsidiary sales of £4,376 million, 99.9% related to subsidiaries whose financial statements are audited by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, auditors of the parent company.