Our Corporation

GF comprises three divisions: GF Piping Systems, GF Casting Solutions, and GF Machining Solutions. Founded in 1802, the Corporation is headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland and present in 33 countries with 142 companies, 56 of them production facilities. Its 14’678 employees generated in 2019 sales of CHF 3’720 million. 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 more than 30 production facilities in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.


GF Casting Solutions

GF Casting Solutions is one of the leading solution providers of lightweight components in the mobility and energy industry. As a future-oriented company, GF Casting Solutions acts as a driving force for innovation in the foundry and additive manufacturing world and wants to take the lead in shaping the development of sustainable mobility.

GF Casting Solutions manufactures at 13 production facilities in Germany, Austria, Romania, Switzerland, China, and the USA. The division supplies the global automotive industry, aerospace and energy markets, and provides components for off-highway vehicles as well as for industrial applications.


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 EDM2 machines. Moreover, the division offers Spindles, Laser texturing, Laser micromachining, Additive Manufacturing, Tooling and Automation, as well as digitalization solutions.

GF Machining Solutions is present with sales offices and production facilities in more than 50 countries. The key customer segments are the aerospace, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), electronic, medical, and automotive industries.


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