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Vision and Strategy

GF is a worldwide business player operating in an environment of global competition. All four Divisions of GF are among the market and technology leaders in their segments and main markets.

Vision & Strategy 2025

The vision of GF

GF is a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value. 

With its four Divisions, it is the preferred partner for:

  • solutions enabling safe transport of liquids and gases
  • lightweight casting components
  • high-precision manufacturing technologies

Strategy 2025: Roll-out activities in the first year of the cycle

GF's Strategy 2025 builds on the promising path pursued over the last five years and addresses profitable growth, portfolio resilience, and a "go for the full potential" spirit within the organization. This is in line with GF's overall strategic objective to grow through superior customer value and its vision to be a sustainability and innovation leader. In November, the GF Culture Movement was launched to support the Strategy 2025. Here is a summary of the roll-out activities of the four GF divisions in 2021. 

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Learn more about GF's performance in 2022 and our strong focus on innovation for sustainable solutions.

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GF Piping Systems

GF Piping Systems

Goal

GF Piping Systems is the leading flow solutions provider enabling safe and responsible transport of fluids.

The three focus areas of the Strategy 2025 are the way for GF Piping Systems to:

  • grow with high-value solutions
  • increase customer proximity
  • strengthen global set up and collaboration.

GF Piping Systems

As the leading flow solutions provider for the safe and sustainable transport of fluids, GF Piping Systems creates connections for life. The division focuses on industry-leading leak-free piping solutions for numerous demanding end-market segments.

GF Uponor

GF Uponor

GF Uponor

GF Uponor is a leading global provider of solutions that efficiently and effectively move water through cities, buildings, and homes. GF Uponor helps customers in residential and commercial construction, municipalities, and utilities, be more productive – and continuously find new ways to conserve, manage and provide water responsibly, unlocking its potential to provide comfort, health, and efficiency.

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GF Casting Solutions

GF Casting Solutions

Goal

GF Casting Solutions is the innovative partner for sustainable mobility solutions.

The three focus areas of the Strategy 2025 are the way for GF Casting Solutions to:

  • drive growth in key segments with innovative solutions for sustainable mobility
  • leverage our global footprint to grow in US, Romania and China
  • manage the turnaround and set world class standard in operational excellence

GF Casting Solutions

GF Casting Solutions is one of the leading solution providers of lightweight components in the mobility and energy industries. As a future-oriented company, GF Casting Solutions acts as a driving force for innovation in the foundry and additive manufacturing world and aims to take the lead in developing and manufacturing innovative and energy-efficient lightweight solutions, empowering sustainable mobility.

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GF Machining Solutions

GF Machining Solutions

Goal

GF Machining Solutions sets the standard for customer experience in intelligent machining solutions.

The three focus areas of the Strategy 2025 are the way for GF Machining Solutions to:

  • grow faster by focusing on key segments with innovative & intelligent solutions
  • improve profitability by resolving underperforming situations and applying best-in-class processes
  • enhance customer experience by stepping up quality and developing service business

GF Machining Solutions

GF Machining Solutions is one of the world's leading providers of complete solutions for precision components and tools manufacturers, and the mold-making industry. The portfolio includes milling, EDM, laser texturing, laser micromachining, and additive manufacturing machines.