Gurit Holding AG engages in the development, production and marketing of composite material, engineering services, tooling equipment and select parts and systems for industries such as wind energy, aerospace, rail, automotive, marine, civil engineering, architecture, ocean energy, agriculture and new applications. It operates through the following segments: Composite Materials, Composite Components, and Tooling. The Composite Materials segment comprises of wind energy and other material markets. The Composite Components segment involves the manufacture of land transportation components for the premium automotive, bus and rail markets. The Tooling segments include master plug design and manufacture; mould manufacture; hydraulic mould closing systems; hydraulic mould clamping systems; jigs and fixtures; and transport systems. The company was founded by Georg Philipp Heberlein in 1835 and is headquartered in Wattwil, Switzerland.