Vision & Strategy

GF Piping Systems develops, produces and markets a comprehensive range of piping systems and components in a variety of materials used worldwide to transport water, gases and aggressive media. Delivery of the products – whether fittings, valves, measurement and control technology, pipes or jointing technologies – is always fast, flexible and dependable.

GF Piping Systems


GF Piping Systems will by 2020 shift portfolio to higher value business and products. The division will differentiate by providing their customers a unique set of valuable integrated solutions and services to address their water conservation needs.


  • Strengthen the existing market segment organization
  • Link the innovation process to identified customer needs
  • Expand the global presence and adapt the footprint
  • Shift portfolio to higher value businesses and service


The five core values of Georg Fischer are being shared and lived up to at all levels. Shared values help to focus on the essence:

We put customers first
We put customers first
  • We treat customers the same way we wish to be treated
  • We constantly bear customers in mind
  • We constantly measure ourselves against customer satisfaction
We act fast
we act fast
  • We do not procrastinate on decisions
  • We promptly adapt ourselves to market realities
  • We quickly address our deficiencies
We do what we say
We do what we say
  • We keep our promises
  • We meet our deadlines
  • We reach our objectives
We reward performance
We reward performance
  • We have ambitious goals
  • We celebrate achievements, not only in monetary terms
  • Promotions are clearly linked to performance
  • We benchmark ourselves against the best
We respect people
We respect people
  • We value each and every contribution
  • We try to understand before being understood
  • We trust and empower our collaborators

Corporate Strategy 2020

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

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