About Gardner

Company Overview

Gardner Aerospace is one of Europe’s largest independent manufacturers of metallic aerospace detailed parts.

Gardner machines, fabricates and treats small to very large and simple to complex detailed parts and sub-assemblies in soft, hard and exotic metals. It also provides kits, sub-assemblies, major assemblies, and repair services. It has a complete range of engineering tools, management processes and quality approvals to support these capabilities. Gardner Aerospace is owned by its China based parent Shaanxi Ligeance Mineral Resources (“SLMR”).

Gardner Aerospace:

  • Is a Tier 1 supplier of aerospace manufactured detailed parts and assemblies, headquartered in Derby, UK.

  • Has annual sales in excess of $300m making it one of the largest of its kind in Europe.

  • Is an international company with over 2200 employees: 1140 in the UK, 230 in France, 700 in Poland and 200 in India.

  • Operates 17 world class manufacturing facilities: 9 in the UK, 2 in France, 4 in Poland and 2 in India (a total of nearly 54,000 m² of factory space), as well as representative offices in Syracuse – USA, and Toulouse – France.

  • Is a strategic supplier to its customers and is one of the clear leaders in the consolidation of the overly fragmented aerospace detailed parts sector.

  • Has excellent reputation for delivery, quality and responsiveness.

  • Has an international and highly experienced management team.Globe

  • Is customer and relationship focused, creative, flexible, willing to listen, to learn and to change.

  • Has a proven track record of organic and acquisitive growth.