A world of difference

Gardner Aerospace are a Made in the Midlands Gold Member

About us

Gardner Aerospace is a leading international manufacturer of aerospace finished components, comprising simple to highly complex and small to very large machined and sheet metal fabricated detailed parts, with substantial speed shop, assembly and kitting capabilities. The company was acquired by Chinese firm Ligeance Aerospace Technology Co. Ltd, (formerly SLMR) in June 2017.

Gardner Aerospace serves key aerospace OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers including Airbus, Embraer, Gulfstream, Pilatus, Spirit, GKN, Stelia Aerospace, Ruag and Safran and employs more than 2,000 people worldwide. It is committed to manufacturing excellence, with 17 world-class facilities in the UK, France, Poland, India, and soon to come China, providing customers with the advantages of a high-quality and substantial internal low-cost supply chain through a single point of access.

Annual revenues now exceed $300 million, the company is financially strong with excellent growth opportunities putting Gardner Aerospace in the enviable position to enter new geographic and product markets.

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Services Gardner Aerospace Provide

Our Services

Total Manufacturing Services

Gardner Aerospace is of a scale that has enabled it to be a leading player in a consolidated aerospace supply chain, offering broad ranging manufacturing expertise, and the management skills and resources more normally found at higher tiers.

Engineering & IT

Gardner Aerospace has the scale to invest in and operate a wide range of design and programming tools and to develop and implement a diverse, robust and secure IT infrastructure.

Products Overview

Finished machined and sheet metal detailed parts supplied as individual items or in kits, sub-assemblies & assemblies, complex, tooling & ceramic cores, small & large scale Speed shop services,

Large Scale Speed Shop Services

Such services are particularly used for new aircraft introduction phases, major product transfer programmes, and ‘stranger and alien’ spares requirements.

Kitting and Logistics

A complete supply chain solution for complex assemblies in the form of kits, acts as single point of access to all group wide capabilities, competent and well managed logistics function. Parts are predominantly sourced from other Gardner sites.


Gardner’s Blade business in Worcestershire UK, is a leading supplier of tooling to the Aerospace and Industrial Gas Turbine Investment Casting Industry with a particular focus on tooling for complex airfoil geometry.

Company Statistics


  • October 2019
  • 2,250
  • £166,000,000

Contact Us

Unit 9, Victory Park Victory Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE24 8ZF
Tel: 01332 274700