Spotlight on ADS Toulouse visit to Gardner Aerospace Facility in Derby


Gardner Aerospace is one of the aerospace industry’s largest OEM independent manufacturers of finished machined and fabricated Detail Parts made from hard and soft metals. ​​Gardner Aerospace has generated almost 200m USD of revenues in 2022.

Most OEM and Tier 1 customers also take advantage of Gardner’s sizable assembly, kitting and/or large-scale speed shop services. Gardner Aerospace is located in 9 modern aerospace approved manufacturing sites (UK, France, Poland, India and China).

Gardner Aerospace provides end-to-end vertically integrated in-house manufacturing capabilities to reduce the need for sub-contracting. Their well-invested facilities enable the production of a wide range of detail parts and complex multi-product work packages. Gardner Aerospace prides itself in investing in capabilities to increase efficiency, repeatability and quality through structured New Part Introduction programs and has a reputation focused on our delivery and responsiveness levels.

Gardner Aerospace produces parts ranging from ¼ inch to 26 meters in length and currently produce assemblies ranging from five to 750 components. Whether customers are looking for bespoke solutions to complex problems or mass-manufacturing and processing for existing components, the teams have the experience and expertise to implement these projects.


Please find out more about Gardner Aerospace by clicking below:

Gardner Aerospace Website


The company is a founder member of the ADS Toulouse office and an important element of creation and establishment of the bureau in 1999.