Tradition meets innovation

Welcome to GFM GmbH – your reliable partner in special machine construction for three generations!

For more than 70 years, we have been setting standards in the field of special machine construction and are proud to be the world market leader in the niches in which we operate.

As an innovative company, we continuously invest in new technologies and rely on the expertise of our highly qualified professionals to provide our customers with an individual and customized solution.

We believe that our success is based on the passion and commitment of our employees. Together, we work to continuously improve our products and services to ensure our customers have a competitive advantage in the global marketplace.

As a reliable partner, we stand by your side and are ready to shaping future innovations. Trust our expertise and experience the difference our company makes!

Michael R. Kralowetz

GFM in figures

Year of foundation 1945

GFM has stood for innovation since its founding year in 1945.

Radial forging

The radial forging process we have developed enables us to meet the highest quality standards.

GFM expands into the USA

In 1977, GFM builds a site in Chesapeake, Virgina. AGFM currently employs around 150 people.

GFM UK - Ultrasonic Cutting machines

With the foundation of GFM UK in 1992 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, we have successfully established ourselves in the market of ultrasonic cutting machines.

Co-owner of the company cevotec

In 2019, GFM will take a stake in the German company Cevotec , the leading provider of patch-based manufacturing technologies in the fiber composite sector. We have been the majority shareholder since 2021.

Recent developments

Now in the third generation of ownership, our latest developments are in the direction of energy saving and sustainability in reducing environmental impact and optimizing production costs.

Our values


Innovation is our core business. It creates the basis for our success. Traditionally, we uphold an open innovation culture both at GFM and with our customers.


We treat our colleagues, customers and suppliers as partners and see open and honest interaction with each other as an investment in the future. Together we solve the small and large challenges of our daily work.


A high degree of professionalism enables us to continuously improve and develop our products and services. Thanks to our employees we are able to support our customers at the highest level.


We stand by our word and our high quality. For us, reliability refers to both the people we work with and to our products.


Energy efficiency, minimum material usage and a long service life of our machines are essential goals of our initiatives. Sustainability is a groundbreaking criterion when optimizing our processes, investment decisions and personnel development.


Machine building is our passion. Every day presents us with new exciting and challenging tasks. Enthusiasm and a positive attitude characterize our approach to everyday work.

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