Securing technology for you
Opening, moving, closing, locking, securing – true to its motto “Securing technology for you”, Gretsch-Unitas group provides groundbreaking solutions for window and door technology, automatic entrance systems and building management systems.
Ferco Architectural Hardware Inc., a subsidiary of Gretsch-Unitas in Germany a holding of more than forty distribution centers in the world, was established in Canada in 1983. Hardware for window and door technology by FERCO. Ferco is the largest production site for window hardware in France. As a subsidiary of the Gretsch-Unitas group, Ferco also offers customer support and distribution in France and Canada for all products of the group. The first goal of Ferco Canada was to promote multipoint locking hardware systems to Canadian window and door manufacturers. Since then, we have broadened our product lines and extended our services in order to be able to answer the demands of a Canadian market which is one of the most innovative in the world. We are committed to offer quality products and professional services to our customers.
The group is headquartered at Gretsch-Unitas GmbH Baubeschläge in Ditzingen, alongside with development, administration and production. State-of-the-art architectural hardware for window and door technology is made here. Apart from different flexible assembly departments, the production site comprises a high-tech punching, galvanising and anodising facility.
Securing technology for you
Open, move, close, secure: take a look behind the scenes at the range of products and services from the GU Group. From door and window technology to automatic entrance systems and building management systems.
GU Group values
The Gretsch-Unitas group consists of more than 50 manufacturing and sales companies in more than 35 countries. GU group employees bring a high degree of technical problem-solving expertise and specific knowledge of the conditions, standards and guidelines in the respective markets to bear on the projects of our customers.
System provider and solution partner
As a system provider, the GU group also supplies matching products for highly complex requirements. It does not simply offer individual products, it also offers coherent solutions – a one-stop service underpinned by the extensive product range of more than 30,000 articles. Architects, planners, fabricators or small-scale professional tradesmen – and therefore the end customer – benefit from this range of services.
New solutions provide convincing answers to current challenges in the industry and therefore set the future trends in the international market. At the same time tried-and-tested products are continually developed thus securing their active future. More than 1,400 patents reflect the innovative prowess which has produced countless inventions through which the brands of the GU group give vital impulses to the market time and again.
The GU group produces at its own sites in Germany, France and Slovakia. Gretsch-Unitas carries out all production steps; from tool making at the in-house workshops through to international logistics. Gretsch-Unitas aspires to generate maximum added value by using resources as efficiently as possible and minimising the impact on the environment. The eco-friendly certification demonstrates our success with regard to improving environmental performance and energy ratings.
All products and solutions are developed by the engineers at the headquarters in Germany and manufactured by highly skilled Gretsch-Unitas group employees at the European production sites. Here, efficient modern processes effectively balance the requirements for more complex technology tailored to individual requirements with our high quality expectations.
Quality and qualifications go hand-in-hand. Highly qualified people are working for Gretsch-Unitas worldwide – with passion and commitment. Employees benefit from a comprehensive range of qualification and further training offerings and know they can actively shoulder responsibility and play an active role in the organisation of tasks.
Added value through service
A product on its own is not a solution. Security, function and cost-effectiveness can only be ensured with the right planning and by ensuring correct application. GU group therefore consistently reflects the systematic approach to its product range in its service offering. We support our customers with expert advice tailored to individual requirements, online support, a comprehensive offering of specialist seminars as well as installation (commissioning) and maintenance.
Your chances with us
Applying for a job with the Gretsch-Unitas Group is worth it for you – as a staff member you benefit from our extensive offer of qualification and training possibilities. Moreover, a good working atmosphere, social responsibility and open communication result in seniorities lasting longer than average. All of this is the basis for joint, long-term success.