Corporate Archives of Georg Fischer Ltd

Digital Contents

To the catalog
  • 120'000 entries in 56 holdings online
To the picture gallery
  • 6'500 images out of 130'000 photos online
To the annual reports
  • 124 annual reports of GF since 1896 online
To the sustainability reports
  • 16 sustainability reports of GF since 2002 online
To the company magazines
  • 499 company magazines from 1944 to 2006 online
To the publications
  • 4'000 pages on the history of GF online


The company Georg Fischer (GF) was founded in 1802 by Johann Conrad Fischer as a small craft business in the Mühlental in Schaffhausen. Today, it is a globally operating corporation in three divisions: GF Piping Systems, GF Casting Solutions, and GF Machining Solutions. Here you find a short introduction tot he history of GF:

The Corporate Archives of Georg Fischer Ltd were established in 1943, built on holdings that were collected in the 1920’. They include the documents and records of the company since its foundation, a part of the founding family’s estate, as well as holdings of different corporate subsidiaries and acquired companies (i.a. GF in Singen, Maschinenfabrik Rauschenbach, Buss Ltd.).


To arrange a visit to the Corporate Archives, please contact Franziska Eggimann, corporate archivist:

Visiting address for researchers and archive unsers (by prior appointment):
Eisenbibliothek/Iron Library
Klostergut Paradies
Klostergutstrasse 4
8252 Schlatt TG / Switzerland

Management in front of new GF Plant III in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 1923.