|Sales growth %||-18.6||10.2|
|Organic growth %||-4.1||6.5|
|Net profit after minorities||173||281|
|Free cash flow before acquisitions/divestitures||137||147|
|Return on sales (EBIT margin) %||6.3||8.4|
|Invested capital (IC)||1'473||1'494|
|Return on invested capital (ROIC) %||12.4||22.4|
|Number of employees||14'678||15'027|
GF Piping Systems
GF Piping Systems is a leading supplier of piping systems made of plastics and metal. The division focuses on system solutions and high-quality components for the safe transport of water, chemicals and gases, as well as corresponding services. The product portfolio of fittings, valves, pipes, auto- mation and jointing technologies covers all applications of the water cycle.
GF Piping Systems supports customers in the fields of utility, industry, and building technology in over 100 countries through its own sales companies and representative offices. The division operates more than 30 production sites in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
|Sales growth %||-1.0||8.5|
|Organic growth %||1.3||8.2|
|Return on sales (EBIT margin) %||11.9||11.9|
|Invested capital (IC)||676||688|
|Return on invested capital (ROIC) %||26.1||27.2|
|Number of employees||6'892||6'852|
GF Casting Solutions
GF Casting Solutions is one of the leading solution providers of lightweight components in the mobility and energy industry. As a future-oriented company, GF Casting Solutions acts as a driving force for innovation in the foundry and additive manufacturing world and wants to take the lead in shaping the development of sustainable mobility.
GF Casting Solutions manufactures at 13 production sites in Germany, Austria, Romania, Switzerland, China, and the USA. The division supplies the global automotive industry, aero- space and energy markets, and provides components for off-highway vehicles as well as for industrial applications.
|Sales growth %||–43.7||13.8|
|Organic growth %||–9.7||5.2|
|Return on sales (EBIT margin) %||–2.5||5.1|
|Invested capital (IC)||477||531|
|Return on invested capital (ROIC) %||-4.4||16.1|
|Number of employees||4'336||4'693|
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. The portfolio includes Milling, wire-cutting, and die-sinking EDM machines. Moreover, the division offers Spindles, Laser texturing, Laser micromachining, Additive Manufacturing, Tooling and Automation, as well as digitalization solutions.
GF Machining Solutions is present in more than 50 countries with its own sales companies. The key customer segments are the aerospace, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), electronic, medical, and automotive industries.
|Sales growth %||-8.8||7.5|
|Organic growth %||-7.5||5.4|
|Return on sales (EBIT margin) %||5.9||8.3|
|Invested capital (IC)||256||262|
|Return on invested capital (ROIC) %||18.4||27.5|
|Number of employees||3'358||3'394|