Vision & Strategy 2020

The vision of GF

GF is a leading manufacturer and generates value throughout the economic cycle. With its three Divisions, it is the preferred partner of its customers for

The GF Strategy 2020

The Strategy 2020 of GF adopted in 2015 is geared toward profitable growth. The target is annual growth of 3–5%, an EBIT margin of 9–10% and a return on invested capital of 20-24% (ROIC).

In order to achieve this, the strategy will be implemented on the basis of three main approaches:

  • Expanding into growth markets and adjusting the portfolio in Europe
  • Shifting the divisions’ portfolios into higher-margin business areas
  • Anchoring Design Thinking and Value Selling in the GF culture

Specific approaches have also been defined for the individual divisions.

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GF Piping Systems

GF Piping Systems

Vision

The success of GF Piping Systems is based on resolving customers' challenges in a targeted manner - tailored to their industry, the location and purpose. Integrated solutions help them to realize their applications faster, cheaper and more sustainable. At the same time, they strengthen the profitability and position of GF Piping Systems as their preferred partner with a worldwide presence.

The four thrusts of the "Strategy 2020" are the way for GF Piping Systems:

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GF Casting Solutions

GF Casting Solutions

Vision

GF Casting Solutions is the supplier of choice for lightweight castings and castings with high added value.

The Strategy 2020 is based on the following pillars:

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GF Machining Solutions

GF Machining Solutions

Vision

By 2020 GF Machining Solutions will be the trusted partner of the global precision processing industry throughout the entire lifecycle.

GF Machining Solutions is taking the following approaches to implement the Strategy 2020: