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G.K.M (Aerospace) Ltd specialise in Business-to-Business Manufacturing, supplying turnkey solutions to leading OEM’s and tiered suppliers based on the latest technology. Utilizing state-of-the-art software and machinery operating a multi-shift capacity facility, ensuring production quantity manufacturing is delivered on time, every time.


G.K.M also undertake R&D/proof of concept manufacturing ensuring all customer requirements are achieved.

Our mission is to provide leading OEM’s and tiered suppliers with the finished components required at extremely high levels of quality.


Based in Essex, with great transport links to the M25, M11, A14 and M3 allowing for both local, national and international distribution.


GKM proudly retains a wide range of skilled staff – many have been with the business for over a decade and are constantly passing on knowledge to our new and aspiring apprentices, ensuring continued success and growth in the future. We take pride in what we manufacture and deliver, ensuring each item is completed to the exacting standards set.


We pride ourselves in reinvesting into GKM, ensuring we have the best equipment to manufacture even the most highly complex of machined items. Our continual program of investment makes certain that we stay ahead of the curve.  Delivering a first-class service and product range time and time again.


GKM Aerospace has been in the same family since it was founded over 35 years ago. Now led by the second generation of the Knife family, the business continues to grow its customer base and its skilled workforce. Recently adding an additional 3.2m simultaneous 5-axis machining centre to the Basildon site, ensuring additional capacity and the latest in machining processing.  

G.K.M (Aerospace) Ltd holds over 35 years of experience supplying leading manufacturers within the aerospace, defense, and communications sectors – GKM proudly acclaims to be the foremost company for precision engineering within these sectors. With low staff turnover, our highly skilled and dedicated workforce ensures customer requirements, however intricate or complex, are met from the outset.

G.K.M (Aerospace) Ltd have the capability to transform the most complex engineering drawings and models into flawless precision components utilizing our in-house CAD/CAM software department. Offering a flexible approach in assisting multiple industries requiring the uppermost level of precision and accuracy using a range of materials including composites, aluminum, steel, invar, castings, titanium, and other exotics.

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