Georg Fischer AG

Company Profile

■URL

https://www.georgfischer.com/

■Address

Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9, 8201 Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Business Overview

-Founded in 1802. Based in Switzerland, the company provides pipe systems, lightweight component manufacturing, and machine tools for various markets.

-The Company is comprised of three divisions: GF Casting Solutions (previously GF Automotive), GF Piping Systems, and GF Machining Solutions. In the fiscal year ending December 2020, GF Casting Solutions accounted for 23.6% of the company's total sales, of which 79% were for automotive applications.

-The GF Casting Solutions business unit develops and manufactures lightweight casting components and systems such as cross-car beams using ductile iron, aluminum, and magnesium.

Shareholders

-The Company is listed on SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland’s principal stock exchange.

Products

Light vehicles
Body/Structure
-Rear Center Console
-Shock towers
-Rear Door Frame
-Upper Door Frame
-Tank Cap
-Tank Frame
-Shock Tower Support
-Front End Carrier
-Rear Center Console
-Front Center Console
-Instrument Panel Beam
-Hinge Support
-Door Frame
-Cross Car Beam
-Front Torque Box
-Rear Torque Box
-Rear Side Member

E-mobility
-High Voltage Connector
-Battery housing
-E-Axle housing 
-E-Axle Cover

Powertrain
-Gearbox housing
-Engine Block
-Rear Axle Housing
-Intermediate Housing
-Oilpan Cover
-Crankshaft
-Differential Housing
-Bedplate
-Drive End Shield
-Converter Housing
-Transmission Housing

Chassis
-Wheel Carrier
-Control Arm
-Steering Knuckle
-Transmission Bracket


Commercial vehicles
Frame
-Brake caliper
-Assembly bracket
-Step bracket
-Rod bracket
-Cross beam
-Air bellow yoke

Powertrain
-Transmission housing

History

1802 Johann Conrad Fischer founded the first iron foundry in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
1948 Under the management of Georg Fischer, the son of J.C.Fischer, it had become one of the European leaders in industrial steel casting.
Jan. 1991 The Company was restructured into a holding company with entrepreneurial and legal independence in principal industrial activities, and Georg Fischer Ltd. was established.
1999 Acquired Mossner Group, light-alloy manufacturer in Germany.
Nov. 2001 Commissioned a new production line for cast iron parts at its Singen plant in Germany.
Oct. 2005 Announced that its new light metal foundry in Suzhou was officially inaugurated.
Dec. 2006 Acquired the entire capital of E.D.C. Inc., Montreal.
Jan. 2014 Divested the gravity die-casting operations in Herzogenburg (Austria).
Jul. 2014 Acquired 51% of the capital of Meco Eckel GmbH in Germany.
Aug. 2016 Jointly acquired Langfang Shuchang Auto-parts Co., Ltd. together with Lingyun Industrial Co., Ltd. for CNY 109.16 million. The Company and Lingyun Industrial each own a 50% stake.
Nov. 2017 Acquired Eucasting Ro SRL, a high-pressure aluminum die casting specialist in Romania.
Apr. 2018 Acquired Precicast Industrial Holding SA (Switzerland), a precision castings specialist in Switzerland.

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