Herzogenburg Die Casting

Herzogenburg Die Casting

Herzogenburg – the city with approximately 8,000 inhabitants is halfway between the Westautobahn (St. Pölten exit) and the Danube west of Vienna. It is nestled in a picturesque landscape of orchards and vineyards.

Herzogenburg has a family-friendly vacation offering with numerous sites for outings like the Heiligenkreuz and Walpersdorf palaces, and several museums.

Four companies in two different locations represent GF Automotive in Austria. Three of these are based in Herzogenburg in Lower Austria; where around a quarter of all of the country’s foundries are located.

Lightmetal casting in Herzogenburg is aluminium high pressure die casting. The company is a significant regional employer.


  • Foundation: 1862 Kaiserlich-königliche Schlosserwaren-Fabrik
  • Acquisition: 1972 by Georg Fischer
  • Production capacity: 24,100 tonnes/year ~ 7,5 mill parts/year
  • Employees: 580


  • AlSi10Mg
  • AlSi10MnMg
  • AlSi10CuNiMg
  • AlMg5Si2Mn
  • AlMAlSi7Mg
  • AlSi8Cu3


  • EN ISO 9001EN ISO 9001
  • DIN EN ISO 14001
  • ISO TS 16949
  • EN 10002-1
  • OHSAS 18001

Quality Assurance

  • Material analysis laboratory
  • Three-coordinate measuring instruments
  • Testing devices for X-ray, ultrasound and hardness testing, and for crack tests using fluorescent media

Production Program

Aluminium pressure die casting components for cars, trucks and industrial applications: structural parts, oil pans, housings etc.

Special Features

  • Computer-aided design (CAD) and manufacturing (CAM)
  • Complex parts on large-scale machines
  • Value chain: Supplies ready-to-fit subassemblies
  • Modern joining technologies
  • 3D-Lasercutting


Georg Fischer Druckguss GmbH
Wiener Straße 41-43
3130 Herzogenburg

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Gert Weixler
Managing Director
Georg Fischer Druckguss GmbH