Learn about the latest developments in the water treatment industry, and get to know the latest innovations by GF Piping Systems. If you missed the opportunity to hear about our latest knockout innovations, such as the Butterfly Valve 565, or weren't able to watch the many panel sessions from GF and Industry heavy-hitters, make sure you check out the available content on-demand at the GF Campus. It's time to flow to the future.

Opening & Interview

GF Piping Systems welcomes you to Flow to the Future. Our moderator, Chris Brow, is joined by Joost Geginat, President of GF Piping Systems, Jens Frisenborg, Head of Business Unit Industry and Utility and James Jackson, Head of Business Unit Americas, to open the event and highlight the connections for life the company creates with sustainable innovations and the drive to become better every day

Innovation knockout – The Butterfly Valve 565

Introducing the Butterfly Valve 565, the newcomer to GF Piping Systems’ line-up of butterfly valves, specifically designed to beat metal butterfly valves in a wide range of applications. Watch Jochen Hamburger, Product Manager of the Butterfly Valve 565 and Florian Poppeller, CEO of PK Watertech introduce the newcomer.

Visions of Water Panel session

Water Microgrids: The Future of Sustainable Water Infrastructure. Join Antoine Walter, Jacob Bossaer (BOSAQ) and Gilad Yogev (Fluence) as they discuss decentralized water treatment, micro-utilities, and the vision for water infrastructure in the 21st century. 

Process Automation made easy Panel session

Find out how completing the process automation control loop for plastic piping systems can simplify design, planning and installation of multiple water treatment applications from those in the know. Get firsthand knowledge from Sandra Schiller, Greg Sutcliffe, Nils Steinfelder (MEYER WERFT) and Pieter Loose (Ekopak).

Process Automation Deep Dive

A deep dive into process automation. Watch the Product Managers introduce the Butterfly Valve 565, the Smart Actuator, the Ball Valve 546 Pro and the FlowtraMag on a reverse osmosis skid. 

Water 4.0 – The Future of Water Panel discussion

The great minds from GF Piping Systems join forces to discuss the future of water. Water 4.0 will focus on how digitalization and sustainability go hand in hand to tackle the world of water's biggest challenges. 

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The new Butterfly Valve 565

Your best choice for optimizing piping systems, Butterfly Valve 565 is built for water applications and a wide range of other applications. This new generation comes at a significantly lower initial cost, and will save even more. Thanks to its lower static weight, the new valve requires less energy for both operation and transportation. Installing the Butterfly Valve 565 is quick and easy. The extremely high durability makes it almost maintenance-free during its long service life.

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Process Automation

We use our knowhow and experience of the complete control loop to solve the entire process challenge of our customers. Enabling the design, selection and installation of Process Automation systems – we make Process Automation easy!

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Water Treatment

Water matters – water connects: Improving the quality of water in order to reduce its impact on processes and the environment is always a challenge. GF Piping Systems steps up to them with a comprehensive system offering of pipes, fittings, valves, the ideal jointing technology and an optimally adapted selection of components for automation technology.


Regina Halmich

Regina Halmich has had a much-noticed and successful career as a professional boxer, during which the "boxing queen" became world champion in flyweight several times. Regina Halmich (*1976) started her sporting career as a judoka at the age of eleven. Through karate and kickboxing, she finally came to boxing and, as an amateur boxer, became German champion three times between 1992 and 1994 and European champion in 1994. In 1994, she became professional European champion in super flyweight and successfully defended her title the following year. In the same year she became World Champion of the "Women International Boxing Federation" in Junior Flyweight. Between 1998 and 2000 she was WIBF world champion in flyweight, as well as in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. After that she ended her professional boxing career. In the course of her successful career, she fought 56 professional fights, 48 of which were world championship fights - she won 46 fights. After the end of her boxing career, Regina Halmich is occasionally seen as co-host and expert in TV broadcasts of boxing fights. She is also known for her show boxing fights against TV presenter Stefan Raab and as presenter of "The Biggest Loser" in 2010 and 2011. 2008 she is the protagonist of the documentary film "Queen in the Ring", which was awarded the Hessian Film Prize. Regina Halmich has received numerous awards, including several times the Golden Pyramid and the Boxer of the Year award. In 1997, she was voted the world's best boxer by the WIBF and in 2013 she received the Order of Merit of the State of Baden-Württemberg. In the summer of 2014 she was inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame in Florida. Regina Halmich also does a lot of voluntary work. She is committed to the Weisser Ring association, which supports victims of crime. She is also patron of the campaign "Violence against women - Not with us" at the German Olympic Sports Federation.

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