The orders consist of more than 100 machines to be used for the manufacture of the next generation of high-end electronic devices. They include Electric Discharge Machines (EDM) as well as milling machines for a total value exceeding USD 20 million. The machines are produced at the GF Machining Solutions production facilities in Switzerland and in China and will be delivered in the upcoming six months.
GF Machining Solutions provides machine tools, automation solutions and customer services for the production of molds, dies and high value-added metal parts. The division has manufacturing facilities in Switzerland, Sweden and China, and serves its customers through its own sales companies in more than 50 countries.
GF comprises three divisions GF Piping Systems, GF Automotive, and GF Machining Solutions. Founded in 1802, the Corporation is headquartered in Switzerland and is present in 31 countries, with 126 companies, 47 of them production facilities. Its approximately 14 100 employees generated sales of CHF 3.80 billion in 2014. GF is the preferred partner of its customers for the safe transport of liquids and gases, lightweight casting components in vehicles, and high-precision manufacturing technologies.