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GF comprises three divisions: GF Piping Systems, GF Casting Solutions, and GF Machining Solutions. Founded in 1802, the Corporation is headquartered in Switzerland and is present in 33 countries with 140 companies, 57 of them production facilities. Its 15’027 employees generated sales of CHF 4’572 million in 2018. GF is the preferred partner of its customers for the safe transport of liquids and gases, lightweight casting components, and high-precision manufacturing technologies.

GF Piping Systems

GF Piping Systems is a leading supplier of piping systems made of plastics and metal. The division focuses on system solutions and high-quality components for the safe transport of water, chemicals and gases, as well as corresponding services. The product portfolio of fittings, valves, pipes, automation and jointing technologies covers all applications of the water cycle.

GF Piping Systems supports customers in the fields of utility, industry and building technology in over 100 countries through its own sales companies and representative offices. The division operates several research and development centers as well as more than 30 production sites in Europe, Asia, North and South America.

Sales: CHF 1'821 million

GF Casting Solutions

GF Casting Solutions is a technologically pioneering development partner and manufacturer of cast components and systems for the global automotive industry, aerospace and energy markets, off-highway vehicles as well as for industrial applications. The highly complex lightweight components are produced using different manufacturing technologies – from the development to the ready-to-mount solution.

GF Casting Solutions manufactures at 14 production sites in Germany, Austria, Romania, Switzerland, China and the USA. The research and development centers with globally recognized lightweight and bionic design expertise are located in Schaffhausen (Switzerland) and Suzhou (China).

Sales: CHF 1'687 million

GF Machining Solutions

GF Machining Solutions is one of the world’s leading providers of complete solutions to the tool and mold making industry and to manufacturers of precision components. The portfolio includes milling, wire-cutting and die-sinking EDM machines. Moreover, the division offers spindles, laser texturing, additive manufacturing, tooling and automation as well as digitalization solutions and customer services. The key customer segments are the aerospace, ICT, medical and automotive industries.

GF Machining Solutions is present in more than 50 countries with its own sales companies. In addition, the division operates production facilities and research and development centers in Switzerland, the USA, Sweden and China.

Sales: CHF 1'066 million

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