Dublin

Tallaght

B2 Airton Park
Airton Road
Tallaght
Dublin 24
D24 WC63
Ireland


Swords

A8 Airside Enterprise Centre
Swords
Co Dublin
K67 V2K0
Ireland

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Phone

Tallaght - 01 4000058
Swords - 01 4000061

Email

[email protected]

Opening Hours

Tallaght :
Monday - Friday - 08:30 - 5:30
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00

Swords :
Monday - Friday - 08:30 - 5:30
Saturday 09:30 - 13:30

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Cork

Address

Unit 506
Euro Business Park
Little Island
Cork
Ireland
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Phone

021 4297661

Email

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Opening Hours

Cork :
Monday - Friday - 08:30 - 5:30
Saturday 09:00 - 12:00


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Galway

Address

2 Kilkerrin Park
Liosban Industrial Estate
Tuam Road
Galway
Ireland
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Phone

091 752317 / 752320
087 2511753

Email

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Opening Hours

Galway :
Monday - Friday - 08:30 - 5:30
Saturday 09:00 - 12:00


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GKN Logo

There are few automotive component manufacturers who can trace their heritage back 250 years as GKN does to it’s roots as far back as a 1759 as a Welsh steel mill located at Dowlais.  At the start of 1900 the promoter, Thomas Guest aligned his business with nut and bolt specialist, Arthur Keen and world leader in bolt manufacture, Nettlefolds and the name GKN was born.

The business grew consistently but in the 1950s there was a period of expansion that saw GKN identify and invest in many different areas of industry, manufacturing and services. Its global interests increased at the same time, with acquisitions and new business launches giving it a strategic base on every continent.

Original GKN Mini front CV Joint

The original front wheel drive Constant Velocity joint pioneered for the Mini by GKN

One of the principal areas of growth for GKN was in automotive products.  Following the breakthrough innovation of the front-wheel drive Mini in 1959, GKN was able to take advantage of the fast-growing market for constant velocity joints for the new generation of front-wheel drive cars. In 1966 GKN acquires Birfield, a widely diverse group followed by the acquisition included a Uni-Cardan and with this further important patents for constant velocity joints. Since then GKN has remained at the forefront of automotive component and driveline system production, successfully designing and marketing new products that meet the changing needs of the global market.

GKN’s 20th and 21st century growth has seen it extend operations into aerospace, off road and production applications of it’s powdered metal sintering processes.

GKN Face Spline CV Joint

GKN Still innovating – The GKN Face Spline constant velocity joint

 

 

OTTO is the official distributor of GKN Spidan auto parts in Ireland as well as exporting worldwide through our online website, www.ottocarparts.com.For massive discount on GKN car parts visit www.ottocarparts.com.

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