In the 12/2017 edition of 13.07.2017:
FH Annual General Meeting in Geneva
At the end of June, the FH held its annual General Meeting, with this year’s edition taking place in Geneva. The session included discussions on the current economic situation, the current status of the ‘Swiss made’ label, as well as the activities of the past year.
Patek Philippe: 40th anniversary of Calibre 240
Forty years ago, Calibre 240 started beating for the very first time at the heart of the ultra-thin Golden Ellipse reference 3738 model. Some 7.6 billion vibrations later, it continues to set the pace for the Calatrava reference 6006G.
Convention patronale : census of watch industry personnel
According to annual figures published by the Convention Patronale de l’Industrie Horlogère Suisse (CP), which is the Swiss watch industry employers association, 56,802 people were employed in the watchmaking and microtechnical sector in Switzerland as of September 30th 2016, which was 1,996 less than in 2015 (-3.4%).