About us

What we have to offer...

As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-performance metals and materials, GfE is known for superior products and amazing innovations. Whether it’s sputter targets for coated architectural glass, titanium aluminides for engines, ceramic layers for printers, or spherical metal powder for 3D printers: products manufactured by GfE are utilized in traditional as well as innovative industries. We cover a range from metallic and ceramic materials for PVD coatings to alloys and functional materials to technical powders and vanadium chemicals. In total, the GfE portfolio comprises more than 250 materials.

Our current product portfolio focuses on:

  • Coating materials
  • Metal powders
  • Special semi-finished products
  • Thermal spray coating
  • Titanium aluminides
  • Vanadium chemicals
  • Master alloys

What we have to offer... High-end metals and materials.

... is what we excel at

We utilize the expertise we have achieved over more than 100 years in materials and technology to develop customized, high-quality solutions for your applications. Years of experience in combination with specialized production and our qualified staff are the basis for the high quality of our products "Made in Germany".

At the same time, we take great care to conserve resources in our processes, such as with our procedure for extracting vanadium compounds. All those factors help us to manufacture high-quality products for our customers.

  • Aluminum industry
  • Chemical plant and apparatus engineering
  • Decorative coatings
  • Display industry
  • Electrical/Electronics industry
  • Enamel industry
  • Energy and environmental technology
  • Energy storage
  • Paint and ceramic industry
  • Film coatings
  • Foundry and steel industry
  • Glass industry
  • Large-area coating
  • Catalytic converter industry
  • Medical technology
  • Metallurgical industry
  • Optical industry
  • Solar and photovoltaics industry
  • Superalloy industry
  • Titanium alloy industry
  • Wear resistance
  • Hydrogen storage

GfE Gesellschaft für Elektrometallurgie mbH was founded in 1911. Today, we employ 450 staff at our sites in Nürnberg and Brand-Erbisdorf (Saxony).

The GfE group comprises four companies:

  • GfE Gesellschaft für Elektrometallurgie mbH, Nuremberg
  • GfE Metalle und Materialien GmbH, Nuremberg
  • GfE Fremat GmbH, Brand-Erbisdorf
  • FNE Forschungsinstitut für Nichteisen-Metalle GmbH, Freiberg

Our characteristics Responsible leader in technologies and niche market provider for highly specialized material applications.

GfE is a company of the AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V., Netherlands. With more than 3,100 employees worldwide, AMG is one of the leading corporations in the production of special metals and metallurgical products as well as vacuum systems.

Together, we want to demonstrate the strong position of AMG on the market. For this reason, the GfE companies also use the AMG logo and carry the affix AMG TITANIUM ALLOYS & COATINGS to emphasize our focus on growth. Enjoy the options an international company has to offer.