Ab 1930



Acquisition of Britannia Iron and Steel Works Ltd.

Georg Fischer bought "Britannia Iron and Steel Works Ltd." of Bedford (England) and began to produce malleable cast iron fittings in Britain.


Development of an accident prevention service

This year saw the establishment of an accident prevention service in order to minimize hazards in production, install protective equipment and educate the workforce.


Marketing of Trilex wheel system

After an extensive development phase, the TRILEX wheel system for goods vehicles was launched on the market.


Second World War

With its plants in Switzerland, Germany and England, Georg Fischer encountered enormous challenges during the Second World War. The historian Hans Ulrich Wipf produced a study of the period in 2001.