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.
The Klostergut Paradies in 1977
Convention participants attend GF exhibition, 1977 (H. Erismann)