Fokker Technologies

Fokker Technologies is a Dutch aerospace company. The company has production companies which design, develop and produce structures, landing gear and electrical systems for the aerospace and defense industry. Additional to the production capabilities, it also supplies integrated maintenance services to aircraft owners and operators.

Fokker Technologies
IndustryAerospace
Founded1 January 2011
Fateacquired by GKN and now GKN Aerospace
HeadquartersPapendrecht, Netherlands
ProductsStructures
Landing Gears
Electrical Systems
Aircraft Maintenance Services
Number of employees
4950 (2012)[1]
ParentGKN[2]

OperationsEdit

Fokker Technologies designs, develops and produces advanced structures and electrical systems for the aerospace and defense industry and supplies integrated maintenance services and products to aircraft owners and operators.

The company consists of 4 business units:

  • Fokker Aerostructures (Lightweight structures)
  • Fokker Elmo (Wiring harnesses)
  • Fokker Landing Gear (Landing gear)
  • Fokker Services (Aerospace services provider)

HistoryEdit

After the bankruptcy of the former aircraft manufacturer Fokker in 1996, Stork B.V. acquired the Fokker companies specialized in the building of aircraft components and aircraft maintenance services which were named as Stork Aerospace.[3] The group has had many names until in 2010, the Fokker name was reintroduced.[4][5]

In July 2015 the British aerospace supplier GKN announced that it intention to acquire Fokker Technologies from Arle Capital, at the value of €706 million. Fokker was acquired in the same year by GKN.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Key Figures Fokker Technologies
  2. ^ "GKN agrees to acquire Fokker Technologies for €706 million". GKN Aerospace. Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  3. ^ "About Stork: Organisation". Stork B.V.
  4. ^ "Stork Aerospace becomes Fokker Aerospace Group". AeroSpace and Defence - Industries Association of Europe. Archived from the original on 24 December 2010. Retrieved 10 February 2011.
  5. ^ Morrison, Murdo (9 December 2010). "Fokker Aircraft Services looks to break into Boeing completions". FlightGlobal.

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