GKN China Holding Company Ltd.
-GKN‘s China business：
- In 1988, the joint venture in China, Shanghai GKN HUAYU Drive System Co., Ltd., was first established.
- In 2007, GKN China Holding Co., Ltd. was established and became the regional headquarters in 2008.
- On March 29, 2018, Melrose Industries (Melrose) acquired GKN. After the acquisition, GKN split into several business units and became part of Melrose. In the same year, Dana Inc. merged with GKN's driveline business unit, GKN Driveline, to form a new company, Dana plc (Dana). The new company is owned 52.75% by Dana and 47.25% by GKN.
-The Company mainly produces constant velocity joint drive shafts, universal joint drive shafts and other drivetrain components.
-GKN Automotive Limited appointed Shaoling QIU as new president of its China business. GKN Automotive is headquartered in the UK, operating in 20 countries and employing 27,500 people worldwide.
|(As of Dec. 31, 2020)|
|Share Ratio (%)|
GKN Industries Co., Ltd.
Constant Velocity Driveshafts
-Constant velocity driveshafts
-Intermediate shafts / sun shafts
-Friction welding tubular shafts
-Integrated tubular shafts
-Constant velocity joints
Universal Joint Driveshafts
-Universal joint driveshafts
-High speed plunging joints
-High speed fixed joints
-Electronic torque vectoring unit
-Electromagnetic torque control unit
-Electronic lock & differentials
-Free rotation differential & rear axle main retarder assemblies
-Electric motor drive transmission assemblies
-Electronic torque vectoring unit & rear axle main retarder assemblies
-Drive axle assemblies
-Viscous couplings（including the products for four-wheel drive）
-Automatic transmission parts
-Powder metallurgy parts
|May 1988||Shanghai GKN HUAYU Driveline Systems Co., Ltd. was established as a joint venture by five companies: GKN Automotive AG (Germany), Shanghai Automotive Co., Ltd., SDIC Machinery & Light Industries corp. Ltd., DEG-German Investment & Development Co., Ltd. (Germany), and Bank of Communication Shanghai Branch.|
|Oct. 1996||Shanghai Kangqiao new plant began operating.|
|Oct. 2001||The Company's Technical Center in Shanghai began operating.|
|Dec. 2002||A manufacturing line for precision forgings was completed in Shanghai Zhoupu Plant.|
|Mar. 2005||GKN Zhongyuan Cylinder Liner Co., Ltd. was established as a joint venture by GKN and Henan Zhongyuan Engine Fittings Co., Ltd..|
|Jan. 2006||GKN Sinter Metals (Danyang) Industrial Co., Ltd. was established.|
|Nov. 2006||Shanghai GKN Drive Shaft Co., Ltd. and China South Industries Automotive Holdings Co., Ltd. (CSIMC) jointly established GKN Drive Shaft (Chongqing) Co., Ltd. to manufacture driveshafts.|
|2007||Shanghai GKN HUAYU Driveline Systems Torque Technology Company was established.|
|Apr. 2008||Shanghai GKN Wuhan Plant started construction.|
|May. 2010||Shanghai GKN Changchun Plant started construction.|
|June 2011||Shanghai GKN Changchun Plant was finished and put into operation.|
|Aug. 2012||The second plant of Shanghai GKN in Wuhan started construction.|
|Sep. 2012||GKN Sinter Metals Yizheng Ltd. was established.|
|April 2013||Shanghai Shenjiang Plant expansion started construction.|
|April 2013||Shanghai GKN Drive Shaft Co., Ltd. changed its name to Shanghai GKN HUAYU Driveline Systems Co., Ltd.|
|Jul. 2013||The second plant of Shanghai GKN in Wuhan was finished and put into operation.|
|Oct. 2018||Shanghai GKN HUAYU Driveline Systems Co., Ltd., the Company's subsidiary, established a new technical center.|
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