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The Company

GTP Schäfer GmbH is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of exothermic and insulating risers in Europe.


We develop and manufacture our products for the European foundry industry at our company headquarters in Grevenbroich (between Cologne and Düsseldorf). Ever since the company was founded in 1988, we have rigorously pursued the ongoing development of our innovative product portfolio and our production engineering in order to offer our customers the broadest possible spectrum of solutions geared to the industry’s practical needs. Our portfolio comprises several hundred types of risers covering a broad scope of modulus and applications. GTP Schäfer deploys a 3-shift production system, manufacturing its high-quality riser systems with a workforce of around 80. Our customers include iron and steel foundries with automatic moulding machines or hand moulding shops.