Georg Fischer AG engages in the manufacture and distribution of components and systems to the industrial and automotive sectors. It operates through the following segments: GF Piping Systems, GF Automotive, and GF Machining Solutions. The GF Piping Systems segment supplies pipes made of plastics and metal. The GF Automotive segment fabricates lightweight cast components from ductile iron, aluminum, and magnesium. The GF Machining Solutions segment provides milling and electrical discharge machines. The company was founded by Johann Conrad Fischer on June 3, 1802 and is headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.