Zenith is a Swiss watch manufacturer founded in 1865 by Georges Favre-Jacot.
The brand has been part of the luxury group LVMH since 1999 and sells high-quality watches .
History of the manufacture
It was in 1865 , at the age of 22, that Georges Favre-Jacot 1 chose the town of Le Locle to create a watchmaking factory called “Fabrique des Billodes”, named after the district where it is located. Only later did she take the name “Georges Favre-Jacot and C ie“ . Quickly, the company broke with the traditional system of establishment 2 , 3 , Georges Favre-Jacot will be the first (more…)
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”).
Year of foundation
Place of creation
Montilier Watch Co
1852 / 1931
Aktiengesellschaft für Uhrenfabrikation Lenzkirch (AGUL)
Ignaz Schöpperle and Eduard Hauser
A. Lange & Söhne
Ferdinand Adolph Lange
American Waltham Watch Company
David Davis, Edward Howard and Aaron Lufkin Dennison
Ice-Watch is a watch brand created in 2006 by the Belgian Jean-Pierre Lutgen. The brand wants to enter the market of entry-level watches, offering them with several colors from the pallet of the polymer industry. Ice-Watch offers a range of more than 500 references that are all equipped with the Miyota precision movement or a Seiko movement for the Ice ranges and its variations as well as a seal of 10 ATM.
The brand Ice-Watch was born in Belgium in December 2006 under the impetus of a Belgian entrepreneur, Jean-Pierre Lutgen. At the time, he runs a company active in promotional items (more…)
Carl F. Bucherer is a company Swiss of watches based in Lucerne .
Since its creation in 1888, the company is the exclusive property of the Bucherer family In 2015, the company is led by a member of the 3 th generation of the family, Jörg G. Bucherer, as chairman of the board of Administration 1 .
Carl F. Bucherer watches are distinguished by their additional functions, such as chronograph , flyback function, tachometer or tourbillon , as well as displays and indicators, such as large date and day, reserve walking, viewing 24 hours of the moon phases, three time zones, calendar and (more…)
Rip Curl is a company Australian of clothing , accessories and equipment surfing , founded by two surfers Torquay (Australia) (near Geelong ) that began modestly by making their own wetsuits in their garden. The company is still based in Torquay and its European subsidiary is located in Soorts-Hossegor, France .
Rip Curl is now one of the leading brands in the world of surfing and sponsors a large number of professional surfers and competitions like the Rip Curl Pro.
Rip Curl Europe is the European subsidiary, created in 1983, by Fred Basse and François Payot.