GKN Automotive moved into new office in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The company increased its engineering and testing space by 20 percent. (PRNewsFoto/GKN Automotive)
GKN Automotive moved into new office in Auburn Hills, Michigan. The company increased its engineering and testing space by 20 percent. (PRNewsFoto/GKN Automotive)

The 168,000 ft2 facility is now home to the company's GKN Driveline and GKN Sinter Metals divisions and also houses employees from GKN's Land Systems and North American Services groups. 

The HQ features testing and validation equipment along with additional engineering design areas for driveline and sinter metal products. It also provides the company with an additional 20 percent more space for engineering and testing activities.

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"Moving into the new facility is an important step in supporting our customers around the world," said Robert Willig, president, GKN Driveline Americas.  "Automakers are looking for supplier partners that can support their business globally and also provide a technical advantage that will increase vehicle performance, improve vehicle efficiency and meet the end customer's need for performance and functionality."

"Our new home is strategically located near many of our global customers and will give us access to the additional resources needed to provide world-class products and customer service,” said Chris Franks, president, GKN Sinter Metals Americas.