The serial production of consumer goods and high-quality precision
parts requires sophisticated manufacturing technologies. In addition
there is a trend toward miniaturization. The result is a need for more
precision and flexibility.
The core competence of GF Machining Solutions is machines, system solutions, and customer services for manufacturing molds, tools and parts.
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.
- Products & Solutions
Miniaturization and process automation
The serial production of consumer goods and high-quality precision parts requires sophisticated manufacturing technologies. In addition there is a trend toward miniaturization. The result is a need for more precision and flexibility.Laser P 400 U: the femtosecond laser is specifically designed for aesthetic and functional texturing of precision parts.
- Business Areas
Expert solutions in high-precision manufacturing
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 EDM machines. Moreover, the division offers spindles, laser texturing, additive manufacturing, tooling and automation as well as digitalization solutions and customer services. The key customer segments are the aerospace, ICT, medical and automotive industries.
GF Machining Solutions is present in more than 50 countries with its own sales companies. In addition, the division operates production facilities and research and development centers in Switzerland, the USA, Sweden and China.
Precision down to the nano range
GF Machining Solutions specializes in electric discharge machines, high-speed milling machines and machines for 3D laser ablation.
The division is a partner in mold construction for durable consumer goods and in the automation of production processes for highly complex, customized precision parts in the micro and nano range.
- Research & Development
Competitive edge with precision
Components miniaturization and process automation are highly relevant to the market. GF Machining Solutions develop precision machines and processes that enable individual solutions for toolmakers, moldmakers and parts manufacturers in series production.
GF Machining Solutions generates at least half of its turnover with products that are less than three years old.
Clean laser technology to replace chemical etching
Custom Etch is the largest laser texturing service provider in North America. The US company processes more than 4’000 molds every year. For eight years, Custom Etch has relied on the time-saving and environmentally-friendly lasers provided by GF Machining Solutions and purchased their seventh GF machine arriving in June 2019. More information
Smart solutions for the factory of the future
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is opening up a new era of smart manufacturing. Accordingly, GF Machining Solutions has been speeding up its digital transformation and broadening its digital portfolio. A prime example is the software solution rConnect, which helps Italian mold and tool maker Aldeghi ensure maximum machine uptime. More information
High-speed production for the racing business(Image: photo courtesy of Toyota Sports Media)
In the American motorsports series, Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, it all comes down to speed – both on the track and in the production of the racing engines. In order to remain at the front, the manufacturer Toyota Racing Development (TRD) relies on fully automated production – which is enabled by GF Machining Solutions. More information