In 1887 the Piguet brothers founded the first ruby stone manufacture for watches.
In the fifties, Piguet Frères diversified rapidly in the micro-fabrications incorporating extra-hard materials such as ruby, sapphire, ceramics, quartz, carbide, etc..
Currently, thanks to the expertise of its employees and the quality of its products, Piguet Frères is a key partner in such areas as medical engineering, metrology and instrumentation.
Our assets to an effective partnership: This company has been involved for over 100 years to the tremendous technological growth of the "Vallée de Joux", the cradle of true beautiful watchmaking and microtechnology. She developed the tradition of a very demanding quality and a love of work well done. The personal approach and analysis of each application gives the possibility to offer its customers specific and exclusive new solutions. Piguet Frères challenge is to create a partnership with its customers by providing its own extensive knowledge in microtechnology, difficult assembly and machining of extra hard materials. A great effort of simplification and rationalization is often necessary to allow a mass production.
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Founded in 1887
Floor surface: 1'500 m2