The company history of GfE begins in 1911 with the foundation by Paul Grünfeld and has developed successfully ever since ...
Proud Pioneers of Technology - In 1913 a state-of-the-art electric furnace is put into operation.
Visionary Development - As early as 1929 the main lab was the core of the company regarding product development and quality assurance.
Hard Working Life - During the 1930s workers performed exceptionally hard physical work, especially in the melting process.
Around 1930 the flying sparks emerging during the aluminothermic combustion were rather hazardous.
Many small furnaces and very hard manual labour were characteristic of the aluminothermic production of the 1930s.
In 1935 the factory site of GfE was located in what was still rural areas.
Emergency Manufacturer, including producer of potato beetle insecticide. From producer of emergency supplies in the post war period to worldwide leading manufacturer of Ferro-alloys.
Resourceful - During the immediate post war years, food from the land was organised for workers using a wood-gas fuelled truck.
Successful - During the international week of winter sports in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1952, the GfE team wins the alpine ski-run.
Teamwork - 1960 - Smelters accomplish their work by combining their strength.
World resources - From 1969 onwards slag containing vanadium has been docked at the canal harbour in Fürth from South Africa. This is then transported to GfE and used in processing Ferro Vanadium.
From a manufacturer of mass alloys to a leading manufacturer of high-performance materials.
Customer specific manufacture - The targets are formed according to customers' request through various mechanical treatments.
Highest Quality - Our products are carefully monitored during all stages of production - from raw material to the finished products.
2011 - 100 Jahre GfE
Investment in the Future - In all areas, whether training or research, GfE sets the highest quality standards.
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