GKN Sinter Metals in Danyang, China, has been named the ‘2006-2010 Top Business Partner’ by Getrag Transmission Co Ltd.

Getrag Transmission Co is a joint venture of Getrag (Germany) and Jiangling Motor Groups Company (China). The company is a producer of manual and automatic transmission products in China and has been working with GKN since its inception. GKN Danyang delivers over 800,000 pieces of synchronizer hubs every year and more than 450,000 sets of DCT300 pumps will be delivered in 2017.

GKN’s facility in Danyang was established in 2006 and supplies leading automotive customers in China with sintered large parts in engine and transmission while its Yizheng facility provides sintered small parts up to 150 Ton press force. In the past ten years GKN Danyang has also won the Excellent Supplier Award, CEO Special Award and zero PPM Award from the company.

’We are very honored to have received this 10-year award which is GJT’s recognition of our long-term strategic partnership,’ said Lee Sun, vice president GKN Sinter Metals China. ‘In the next three years, Getrag will become the biggest customer for GKN Sinter Metals in China due to the increasing pump business and GKN will always be the biggest PM supplier for Getrag in China.’ 

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