Corporate Archives of Georg Fischer Ltd

About the Archives

visitors in 1955

The company Georg Fischer (GF) was founded in 1802 by Johann Conrad Fischer as a small craft business in the Mühlental in Schaffhausen. Today, it is a globally operating corporation in three divisions: GF Piping Systems, GF Casting Solutions, and GF Machining Solutions. Here you find a short introduction to the history of GF:

The Corporate Archives of Georg Fischer Ltd were established in 1943, built on holdings that were collected in the 1920’. They include the documents and records of the company since its foundation, a part of the founding family’s estate, as well as holdings of different corporate subsidiaries and acquired companies (i.a. GF in Singen, Maschinenfabrik Rauschenbach, Buss Ltd.).

Digital Contents

Digital Contents

To the database

  • 48'000 entries in 42 holdings online

To the picture gallery

  • 5'000 images out of 130'000 photos online

To the annual reports

  • 122 annual reports of GF since 1896 online

To the publications

  • 1'000 pages on the history of GF online


Soundabsoring hood for the phone in the machine factory 1949

To arrange a visit to the Corporate Archive, please contact Franziska Eggimann, corporate archivist:

Visiting address for researchers and archive unsers (by prior appointment):
Eisenbibliothek/Iron Library
Klostergut Paradies
Klostergutstrasse 4
8252 Schlatt TG / Switzerland

Correspondence address:
Georg Fischer Ltd
Corporate Archive
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen / Switzerland

Corporate Archive of Georg Fischer Ltd
Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9
8201 Schaffhausen

archives #at# georgfischer dot com