History

A history
of innovation

GFM is an adventure that began more than 40 years ago.

A story made of dreams and achievements, expertise and passion, which continues and looks to the future, thanks also to the numerous investments in technological research, such as Additive Manufacturing, to guide and support customers into new frontiers of mechanics.

Today, GFM is a solid and innovative company with about 90 employees, divided between its headquarters and manufacturing unit. It has proven itself to be a reliable partner for major players in the international energy industry.

  • 1980
    1980
    Giovanni Gandini begins his entrepreneurial activity by procuring mechanical components for Ansaldo.
  • 1992
    1992
    Opening of the first warehouse for the storage of raw materials dedicated to the energy sector.
  • 2004
    2004
    GFM’s first positive experience on the international market, which allows it to expand its business and consolidate its position in the energy industry.
  • 2007
    2007
    The collaboration with Siemens and General Electric is established. GFM consolidates its energy expertise and obtains ISO 9001 certification.
  • 2009
    2009
    First delivery in kit form, according to GFM’s integrated logistics, for the construction of a heavy-duty gas turbine.
  • 2011
    2011
    GFM acquires internal production capacity, strengthening its technical skills with the aim of entering new markets.
  • 2012
    2012
    Completion of the new Mapello site.
  • 2015
    2015
    GFM becomes a joint-stock company.
  • 2016
    2016
    GFM is UNI EN 9100 accredited for the management of its supply chain, and precision machining processes for the production of specific components for aerospace applications. It joins the Lombardia Aerospace Cluster.
  • 2017
    2017
    Launch of MADE4LO project.
  • 2018
    2018
    Completion of the new production and technological site of Nembro. Launch of the CUSTODIAN project.
  • 2019
    2019
    Opening of the ATC Technological Centre dedicated to Additive Manufacturing.
  • 2020
    2020
    GFM is qualified as supplier for Leonardo Elicotteri.