GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of machines, automation solutions and services to the tool and mold making industry and to manufactures of precision components. The products range from electric discharge machines, high-speed and high-performance Milling machines, including clamping and palletization systems, and 3D Laser surface texturing machines, to services, spare parts and expendable parts, consumables and automation solutions. GF Machining Solutions is a globally action division of the Georg Fischer Group (Switzerland) and maintains a presence on 50 sites worldwide within its own organization. Its 3255 employees generated sales of CHF 992 million in 2017. More information can be found at www.gfms.com/de
In Laser texturing, a revolution is underway in the generation of surface structures and graining. This young technology technology for the fully digital design and creation of surface structures opens new ways to optimize component properties and offers significant advantages with respect to quality, process reliability, cost-effectiveness and ecology. This field offers unimagined and largely unexploited possibilities for surface and product design.