Lightweight material know-how in aluminum and magnesium

Innovative, award-winning, lightweight cast components from GF Linamar allow the automotive industry to significantly reduce the weight of their vehicles produced. We help our customers meet new, higher emission standards that aim to lower CO2 emissions and thus protect the environment.

Research and Development

With the GF Casting Solutions Research and Development team in Schaffhausen (Switzerland), GF Linamar provides outstanding know-how and experience in lightweight design and process optimization for highly complex castings. We are ready to support you during the early design stages as well as during serial production and offer in-house design engineering, process development, validation & testing.

Tool-Making Capabilities

Die-Casting Machines

We provide Assembly-Ready Solutions


Aluminum & magnesium castings for powertrain, structural parts and other applications

Heat Treatment

Transformation of the material to achieve the required customer-specific mechanical properties

CNC Machining

5-Axis machining to achieve complex component geometries 

E-Coating & Passivation

High-performance coating for corrosion protection and gluing application ability


Forward integration to provide assembled components for final assembly at the customer's site

Product Scope

Structural parts

We produce structural lightweight applications that are manufactured in aluminum and magnesium high-pressure die-casting. Thanks to many years of know-how and the ideal combination of design, materials and manufacturing processes, we are able to make components lighter.


We have been intensively involved with component requirements, materials and the possibilities and limits of our casting processes. Learn more and discover our high-pressure die-casting powertrain applications.

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