Vision and Strategy 2015

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

Vision and Strategy 2015

Vision

GF will be a premium industrial corporation which generates value across economic cycles as a preferred partner of its customers regarding solutions for

  • Secure water and gas transport
  • Automobile safety and fuel efficiency
  • Precision manufacturing.

Strategy

  • Shift portfolio to non-cyclical businesses
  • Shift portfolio to high-growth regions
  • Strengthen customer-centered innovation tempo
  • Ensure top quartile positions in all three businesses

GF Piping Systems

GF Piping Systems

Vision

GF Piping Systems will become a world-leading provider of environment-friendly piping systems for industry, utility and building technology with focus on water cycle applications.

Strategy

  • Strengthen the worldwide presence by organic growth and acquisitions
  • Ensure a significant growth by innovations

GF Automotive

GF Automotive

Vision

GF Automotive will remain the first choice among foundries for vehicle weight reduction in cars and trucks.

Strategy

  • Focus on profitable activities in Europe
  • Realize profitable growth in China
  • Sharpen customer focus and speed up innovation
  • Focus on weight reduction in cars and trucks

GF Machining Solutions

GF Machining Solutions

Vision

GF Machining Solutions will be regarded as the global reference for excellence in precision machining.

Strategy

  • Realize growth in Asia and lean structures in Europe
  • Improve product competitiveness
  • Better realization of Customer Services potential
  • Sharpen customer focus

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