Georg Fischer AG

Company Profile



Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9, 8201 Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Business Overview

-The Company is comprised of three divisions: GF Automotive, GF Piping Systems, and GF Machining Solutions.

-The Company’s GF Automotive division develops and manufactures lightweight cast components and systems made of ductile iron, aluminum, and magnesium for the automotive market. These lightweight components are a contributing factor in decreasing the weight and CO2 emissions of modern vehicles.


 -Listed on SIX Swiss Exchange, Switzerland's principal stock exchange


Passenger car market
-Steering knuckles
-Wheel carriers
-Control arms
-Damper forks
-Shock towers

-Transmission housings
-Front covers
-Turbocharger housings
-Engine blocks
-Battery housings
-Gearbox housings
-Exhaust manifolds

-Front doors
-Spring brackets
-Seat frames

Commercial vehicle market
-Control arms
-Air suspension brackets

-Gearbox housings
-Brake calipers
-Wheel hubs

-Frame supports
-Control arm supports
-Fifth wheels


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.

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