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GFM Meccanica S.p.a.

A history of passion for mechanics and continuous, constant progress for over 50 years.


GFM’s flagship product today is without a doubt the gear rack. GFM is able to build any type of gear rack from module 0.5 to module 30, both with straight and helical teeth in lengths up to 6 metres.

Currently GFM, led by its founder Rino Montanari and his three sons, builds its own products in the 4,500 square metres of its Cavriago (RE) factories, making use of the experience and professionalism of 47 employees.

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Production Capacity

All mechanical works, from cutting to grinding, are performed within GFM, allowing a precise and constant control over quality, timing and production methods. GFM makes use of collaboration with specialized companies who can certify their work, just for heat and surface treatments. The production structure’s flexibility and the cutting-edge technology allow the production of both individual pieces and large series. To ensure its customers an ever-better service and faster delivery times in line with current market needs, in 2007 GFM installed an automatic system for the storage of raw materials and finished products with a maximum capacity of 750 tons.

Production Departments

Raw Material Cutting



Toothing Gear Racks



Flat Grinding

Grinding Gear Rack Teeth

Quality Control

Our Numbers

Years of Experience
Specialized Workforce
Production Area
Satisfied Customers

How to reach us

You can reach our facilities from the A1 motorway, leaving it at the “Reggio Emilia” exit, following the signs for Reggio Emilia, continuing along the Via Emilia towards Parma; by train thanks to the Mediopadana high-speed stop, or by aircraft taking advantage of the nearby Parma airport which is only 25km from our headquarters.
From Parma by motorway: Terre di Canossa exit

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