The GF Casting Solutions AG, situated in Schaffhausen (Switzerland), is a technologically pioneering development partner and manufacturer of cast and additive components for the global automotive industry, aerospace and energy markets, off-highway vehicles as well as for industrial applications. The highly complex lightweight components are manufactured in one of four manufacturing technologies (aluminum & magnesium die-casting; iron sandcasting; precision casting; additive manufacturing) and machined up to a ready-to-mount level. Besides GF Piping Systems and GF Machining Solutions, GF Casting Solutions is part of the stock listed Georg Fischer AG and plays a leading role in the development and series production of casting solutions and connects 4500 employees at 14 sites worldwide.
GF Casting Solutions has a clear strategy with a focus on lightweight components casted in iron, aluminum and magnesium. Be it in the bionic design, downsizing, the CO2 reduction by reducing weight, in material mixes or in the functional integration.
With production sites in Europe, North America and Asia as well as global partnerships GF Casting Solutions ensures delivery reliability to its customers and combines the advantages of local production with global production flexibility.
In Switzerland and in China GF Casting Solutions operates research and development centers with 60 employees. The essential development activities are component design, computer-aided computation, analyses and simulations, as well as the issues involved in economical production. Other essential R&D activities are alloy and process development as well as material and component testing. Approximately 3 % of turnover is devoted to R&D annually. Thus the company sets clear signs for innovation.
Internationally active group of companies with 14 production sites in six countries
Focus of work
Development and manufacturing of cast and additive components for the global automotive industry, aerospace and energy markets, off-highway vehicles as well as for industrial applications.
Switzerland, Germany, Austria,Romania, China and North America
Around 4500 worldwide
924 million Swiss Francs
GF Casting Solutions AG offers you products from these product groups:
Die casting foundries (527)
- Production of aluminium parts (364)
- Production of magnesium parts (75)
- Development partners/system suppliers of automobile industry (140)
- Components ready for installation (117)
- Production of die cast gearbox castings (100)
- Production of die cast engine blocks (61)
- Production of chassis parts and structural parts (100)
- Alloys/metals (129)
- Research/development/services (147)