GCF: our History
GCF - Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie S.p.A. was founded in 1950 as a sole proprietor company by Attilio and Luigi Rossi and specialized in railway infrastructures. It became a limited company (S.r.l.) in the early 1980s and an equity company (S.p.A.) in 1990. Today, Generale Costruzioni Ferroviarie is the parent company of the Rossi Group.
Dedication to the mission and attention to technological innovation, experience and innovation capacity backed up by the company’s progressive growth to the point of earning a leading role in the implementation of renewals and rehabilitations, as well as in the construction of new conventional and high speed/capacity lines.
The recent years
The last few years have been particularly important for GCF’s development.
Significant investments in high production efficiency machinery and technology, organization and training and specialization of human resources, the acquisition of important companies and enterprises operating in fields such as infrastructures (Valditerra), electric traction and signalling (Frate Elettroimpianti, Bonciani) have brought into GCF tools, skills and know-how enabling the company to implement integrated projects and turnkey contracts in railway, metro and tram sectors.
The services offered in terms of organization and speed of execution, quality management and strict compliance with safety standards ensure that GCF embodies excellence and be a reliable supplier for all major Italian and European clients and an ideal partner for integrated and comprehensive projects.