The Klostergut Paradies in 1977

On the occasion of the company’s 175th anniversary, GF holds an extensive exhibition at the Paradies Training Center that draws around 45'000 visitors in the space of three months. A total of 5'000 GF products with a total value of 20 million Swiss francs are exhibited along a 400-meter exhibition route. The highlights include a textile machine in the cloister, a 175-ton steam turbine housing at the convent gate and a Pelton wheel with a diameter of five meters.

Convention participants attend GF exhibition, 1977 (H. Erismann)