Shares in focus: Quality engineering will deliver the goods

GKN is branching out from the tight car market. But are its prospects any good? Phil Oakley investigates.

Engineering is a cut-throat industry. It’s very competitive and customers are always looking for cheaper prices and better-quality products. To prosper you have to be very good at what you do.

As I said a few weeks ago when I covered IMI (LSE: IMI), Britain is home to some very good engineering companies – ones that have carved out a profitable niche in markets that are growing. GKN (LSE: GKN) can be included in that list.

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