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Omega’s newest factory is opened

Omega’s newest factory is opened

The brand has proudly opened its newest production facility in Bienne, Switzerland Signalling the next chapter in its renowned history of innovation and manufacturing excellence, the Swiss watchmaker OMEGA has officially opened its newest…

Laurent Ballesta wins the Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Laurent Ballesta wins the Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Since 2013 and the quest for the coelacanth, Blancpain is the main partner of Laurent Ballesta and his Gombessa Project. His winning photograph in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year "Earth's Environments" category was shot during the Gombessa III…

Swatch & Art

Swatch & Art

Swatch has always loved bringing art to the people. Often referred to as a “canvas on the wrist”, Swatch has seen many an artwork on its dial, getting art out of the museum and literally onto people. Now, in an ironic reversal, three iconic Swatch…

OMEGA becomes the Official Timekeeper of the Volvo Ocean Race

OMEGA becomes the Official Timekeeper of the Volvo Ocean Race

The prestigious Swiss watchmaker OMEGA is proud to announce that it will join the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 as the event’s Official Timekeeper. The Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s toughest and longest offshore race and tests sailing prowess and…

Begin an apprenticeship with ‘Jump In’

Begin an apprenticeship with ‘Jump In’

Around 150 new Swatch Group apprentices began their vocational training at the ‘Jump In’ camp held in Saignelégier in August 2017.  Over the course of four days, the apprentices completed a varied programme under the guidance of professional…

Half-Year Report 2017

Half-Year Report 2017

Biel / Bienne (Switzerland), 21 July 2017 – Half-Year Report 2017 Group net sales, +1.2% at constant exchange rates, of CHF 3 759 million, or CHF 3 705 million, -0.3% at current exchange rates. Sales growth of +2.9% at constant rates in the…