List of watch companies



 

This article contains a list of watch companies , ie companies that manufacture time measuring instruments , called “timekeeping” and in the current “watch” language (sometimes “wristwatch”, “watch” Or “gusset watch”).

List

Watchmaking company Founder Year of foundation Place of creation Country
Adriatica Montilier Watch Co 1852 / 1931 Montilier  Swiss
Aktiengesellschaft für Uhrenfabrikation Lenzkirch (AGUL) Ignaz Schöpperle and Eduard Hauser 1851 Lenzkirch  Germany
A. Lange & Söhne Ferdinand Adolph Lange 1868 Glashütte  Germany
Alpina Gottlieb Hauser 1883 Geneva  Swiss
American Waltham Watch Company David Davis, Edward Howard and Aaron Lufkin Dennison 1850 Roxbury  United States
Arnold & Son John Arnold 1764 London  UK
Audemars Piguet Jules Audemars and Edward Piguet 1875 The Brassus  Swiss
Auguste Reymond Auguste Reymond 1898 Tramelan  Swiss
Auricoste Emile Thomas 1854 Paris  la France
Baume Williame Baume and Paul Mercier 1920 Geneva  Swiss
Bédat & Co. Simone Bédat and Christian Bédat 1996 Geneva  Swiss
Bell & Ross Bruno Belamich and Carlos Rosillo 1992 Paris  la France
Bernard Richards Manufacture Bernard Richards 2003 Magny-en-Vexin  la France
Beuchat Constant Beuchat 1904 Marseilles  la France
Blanchefontaine Jean-François Muller 1998 Bonfol  Swiss
Blanchet Jean Blanchet 1789 Lyon  la France
Blancpain Jehan-Jacques Blancpain 1735 Villeret (Berne)  Swiss
Bodet Paul Bodet 1868 Trémentines  la France
Bottega Veneta Michele Taddei and Renzo Zengiaro 1966 Vicenza  Italy
Boucheron Frederic Boucheron 1858 Paris  la France
Breguet Abraham Breguet 1775 Paris  la France
Breitling Léon Breitling 1884 Saint-Imier  Swiss
Buccellati Mario Buccellati  (it) 1919 kite  Italy
Bucherer Carl-Friedrich Bucherer 1888 Lucerne  Swiss
Bulgari Sotirios Voulgaris 1884 Rome  Italy
Büren F Suter & co 1842 Büren an der Aare  Swiss
Cartier Louis-François Cartier 1847 Paris  la France
Casio Kazuo Kashio 1946 Mitaka  Japan
Catena Willy Lebet 1947 Corcelles  Swiss
Century Hans-Ulrich Klingenberg 1966 Biel  Swiss
Cecil Purnell Cecil Purnell 1918 Valleys of Joux  Swiss
Certina Adolf and Alfred Kurth 1888 Granges  Swiss
Charles Oudin Charles Oudin 1797 Paris  la France
Chaumet Marie-Étienne Nitot 1780 Paris  la France
Chopard Louis-Ulysse Chopard 1860 Sonvilier  Swiss
Christian Jacques  (en) Christian Bach and Jacques Geeraerts 1988 Basel  Swiss
Christophe Claret Christophe Claret  (de) 1989 Le Locle  Swiss
Chronoswiss  (en) Gerd R. Lang 1983 Karlsfeld  Germany
crest Joseph Lapanouse 1924 Hölstein  Swiss
Citizen Makoto Umehara 1918 Nishitokyo  Japan
Concord ??? 1908 Biel  Swiss
Cortébert Watch Adam-Louis Juillard 1790 Cortébert  Swiss
Corum Gaston Ries, René Bannwart 1955 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Damiani Enrico Grassi Damiani 1924 Valenza  Italy
Daniel Roth Daniel Roth 1989 The Path  Swiss
De Bethune David Zanetta, Denis Flageollet 2002 Auberson  Swiss
De Grisogono Fawaz Gruosi 1993 Geneva  Swiss
DeWitt  (en) Jérôme de Witt 2003 Vandoeuvres  Swiss
Dubois Depraz SA Marcel Depraz 1901 The place  Swiss
Duc Oger Pierre Duc and Isabelle Oger 1953 Paris  la France
Dugena Cooperative 1917 Eisenach  Germany
Ebel Eugène Blum and Alice Lévy 1911 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Eberhard & Co George-Emile Eberhard 1887 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Edox Christian Ruefli-Flury 1884 Biel  Swiss
ETA Manufacture Horlogère Urs Schild and D r Girard 1856 Granges  Swiss
Favre-Leuba  (en) Abraham Favre 1737 Le Locle  Swiss
Festina  ? 1902 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Franck Muller Franck Muller 1991 Geneva  Swiss
Frédérique Constant Frédérique Constant 1988 Geneva  Swiss
Fossil Tom Kartsotis 1984 Richardson  United States
Gérald Genta  (en) Gerald Charles Genta 1969 The Path  Swiss
Girard-Perregaux Constant Girard & Marie Perregaux 1856 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Glashütte Original Ferdinand Adolph Lange 1845 Glashütte  Germany
Greubel Forsey Robert Greubel & Stephen Forsey 2001 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
wistaria Eugene Meylan? 1914? Biel  Swiss
Gruen Watch Company Dietrich Gruen  (en) 1874 Columbus, Ohio  United States
G. Gerlach Gustaw Gerlach 1852 Warsaw  Poland
Porthole Carlo Crocco 1980 Lugano  Swiss
Hamilton EF Bowman 1892 Lancaster (Pennsylvania)  United States
H. Moser & Cie Heinrich Moser 1829 Le Locle  Swiss
Ice Watch Jean-Pierre Lutgen 2006 Bastogne  Belgium
IWC Florentine Ariosto Jones 1868 Schaffhausen  Swiss
Jaeger Edmond Jaeger 1880 Paris  la France
Jaeger Lecoultre Jacques-David LeCoultre and Edmond Jaeger 1833 The Path  Swiss
Jaquet Droz Pierre Jaquet Droz 1738 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Jaz Ivan Benel 1919 Paris  la France
JeanRichard Contact Us 1681 The Sagne  Swiss
Junghans Erhard Junghans & Jakob Zeller-Tobler 1861 Schramberg  Germany
L.Leroy Charles Leroy 1785 Paris and Besançon  la France
Lemania Alfred Lugrin 1884 The East  Swiss
Lip Emmanuel Lipmann 1867 Besançon  la France
Longines Ernest Francillon 1832 Saint-Imier  Swiss
Lotus Miguel Rodriguez 1984 Barcelona  Spain
Louis Erard Louis Erard 1929 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Maty Gérard Mantion 1948 Besançon  la France
Maurice Lacroix Maurice Lacroix 1975 Saignelégier  Swiss
Michel Herbelin Michel Herbelin 1947 Charquemont  la France
Mido Georges Schaeren 1918 Solothurn  Swiss
Minerva Hippolyte and Charles-Yvan Robert 1858 Villeret  Swiss
Molniya 1947 Chelyabinsk  Russia
Mondaine Watch Ltd Erwin Bernheim 1951 Zurich  Swiss
Montegrappa Edwige Hoffman and Heidrich Helm 1912 Bassano del Grappa  Italy
Morellato Giulio Morellato  (it) 1930 Bologna  Italy
Movado Achille Ditesheim. 1881 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Murex Wasfi Taher 2001 Le Locle  Swiss
Nixon Andy Laats and Chad DiNenna 1997 Encinitas , CA  United States
Nomos Glashütte Roland Schwertner 1990 Glashütte  Germany
Obrey Émile Obrey 1951 Paris  la France
Omega Louis Brandt 1848 Biel  Swiss
Opex Denis Capron and Florence Laterrade 1989 Paris  la France
East Shogoro Yoshida 1950 Tokyo  Japan
Oris Paul Cattin and Georges Christian 1904 Hölstein  Swiss
Panerai Giovanni Panerai 1860 Florence  Italy
Paul Ditisheim Paul Ditisheim 1887 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Patek Philippe Antoine Norbert of Patek , François Czapek and Jean Adrien Philippe 1839 Geneva  Swiss
Pequignet Émile Pequignet 1973 Morteau  la France
Petrodvorets Watch Factory Peter the Great 1721 St. Petersburg ( Petrodvorets )  Russia
Piaget Georges Edouard Piaget 1874 The Côte-aux-Fées  Swiss
Pierre Lannier Jean-Paul Burgun 1977 Ernolsheim-lès-Saverne  la France
Poljot Sergei Kirov 1961 Moscow  Russia
fifth corner Bernard Julémont 2001 Brussels  Belgium
Rado Family Schlup and son- D r Lüthi-Schlup 1917 Lengnau  Swiss
Raketa Leonid Brezhnev 1961 Saint PETERSBOURG  Russia
Raymond Weil Raymond Weil 1976 Geneva  Swiss
Richard Mille Richard Mille 1999 The Breuleux  Swiss
Rolex Hans Wilsdorf 1908 London  Swiss
RSW Marachly Family 1914 Damascus  Swiss
honored Saint Victorin Frésard 1885 Charquemont  la France
Wild Vremex France 1991 Besançon  la France
Seiko Kintarō Hattori 1881 Tokyo  Japan
Sismeek Bruno Croizé 2011 Neuilly-sur-Seine  la France
Solvil and Titus Paul Ditisheim 1892 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Suunto Tuomas Vohlonen 1936 Vantaa  Finland
Stowa Walter Storz 1927 Hornberg  Germany
Swatch Group Merger of ASUAG and SSIH 1983 Biel  Swiss
Swatch Ernst Thomke , Elmar Mock , Jacques Müller , Franz Sprecher 1983 Granges  Swiss
Swiss Army Watch Forschner Group, Inc., acquired by Victorinox, Ibach, CH 1989 Monroe (Connecticut)  United States
SYT Xavier Bossy 1848 Besançon  la France
TAG Heuer Edouard Heuer 1860 Saint-Imier  Swiss
Technos Melchior Gunzinger 1900 Welschenrohr  Swiss
Tianjin Sea-Gull Government of the People’s Republic of China 1955 Tianjin  China
Timex  (en) Waterbury Clock Company 1854 Middlebury  United States
Tissot Charles-Félicien Tissot and Charles-Emile Tissot 1853 Le Locle  Swiss
Torrini Jacopus Turini 1369 Firenze (Italy)  Italy
You sleep Hans Wilsdorf 1926 Geneva  Swiss
TW Steel Jordy Cobelens 2005 Amsterdam  Netherlands
Ulysse Nardin Ulysse Nardin 1846 Le Locle  Swiss
Universal Geneva Numa Emile Descombes and Ulysse Georges Perret 1894 Le Locle  Swiss
Vacheron Constantin Jean-Marc Vacheron 1755 Geneva  Swiss
Vulcan Brothers Ditisheim 1858 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Waltham Watch Company David Davis, Edward Howard and Aaron Lufkin Dennison 1850 Roxbury  United States
Waltham International SA Waltham Watch Company 1954 Lausanne  Swiss
Wenger Watch SA Victorinox SA 1997 Biel  Swiss
West End Watch Co. Mr. Charpié 1886 St-Imier  Swiss
Yema Henry Louis Belmont 1948 Besançon  la France
Yonger & Bresson Louzon brothers 1975 Morteau  la France
Zenith Georges Favre-Jacot 1865 Le Locle  Swiss
Zeno-Watch Basel Jules Godat 1868 La Chaux-de-Fonds  Swiss
Zino Davidoff Zino Davidoff 1980 Basel  Swiss
121TIME Daniel Morf, Frédéric Polli, Jean-Loup Ribordy 2001 Martigny  Swiss

 



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