UK aerostructures specialist GKN finalized a deal to buy Sweden’s Volvo Aero, the aero engine division of Volvo AB. The British company paid SEK6.9 billion ($1 billion) to acquire the Swedish company, which designs and manufactures components and sub-assemblies for aircraft turbofans.  It supplies all the major aero engine manufacturers, has positions on most major civil aerospace platforms and employs some 3,000 people in Sweden, Norway and the US. GKN chief executive Nigel ...

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