GKN Aerospace North America Inc. opened a new engineering development center in Meriden, Conn., that develops a wide range of aerospace components for worldwide customers. Services offered include engineering, design, analysis, tool design, materials and process engineering, prototype fabrication and material qualification. The center specializes in the continued development and deployment of composite resin transfer molding (RTM) technology on behalf of the Aerospace Group. About half of the 30,000 square foot facility is devoted to offices and half to prototype development and the laboratory.