1. Switzerland - Swatch Group - ETA movement
ETA is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of finished and semi-finished movements, and it is also the most common mid-end watch movement, used by brands such as Longines, Omega, Mido, and Tissot, and is also used by most mid-end watch manufacturers. heart supplier. For example, Breitling, Enag, Titoni, Tudor, etc., even IWC, Cartier and Tag Heuer are using them.
2. Switzerland - ISA company - ISA movement
ISA movement is known for its high quality and low price. The world’s major movement manufacturers are mostly found in low-end quartz watches. ISA ranks fourth, and the top three are Japan’s Seiko, Japan’s Citizen, and Switzerland’s ETA movement. The Swiss ISA company cooperated with Hong Kong Zhongnan Watch Company in the mid-1970s. Later, ISA Co., Ltd. was jointly established with Seagull Watch Group in Tianjin. It is one of the few production bases of quartz watch movements in China. With an industrial scale of 20 million sets of quartz watches per year, it has become an important part of the international quartz watch application. . Mainly middle and high-end automatic mechanical watches and quartz electronic watches, the product brands are divided into two series: “Seagull” and “ISA” (Switzerland).
3. Japan - Citizen - MIYOTA movement
4. Swiss Rhonda company--Rhonda movement
The Ronda movement is a common movement for Swiss made quartz watches. Swiss Ronda Co., Ltd. was founded in 1946 by Mr. William Mosset (William Mosset), and has been producing precise quartz movements since 1974, and has now become an international leading manufacturer of quartz movements, Ronda Ltd. is the second largest manufacturer of watch movements in Switzerland, second only to the ETA movements of the Swatch Group. More common in high-end watches.
5. Japan Seiko Time Module
Seiko Time Module was established in 1987 as a joint venture by Seiko Co., Ltd., Seiko Electronics Co., Ltd. and Seiko Epson Co., Ltd. More common in cheap watches.
6. Swiss Sellita movement
Founded in 1950, it was originally an ETA movement foundry and a movement reprocessing company. In 2003, it began to produce its own movements. The SW200 is based on the ETA2824-2 movement, but the number of jewels has been increased from 25 to 26. SW200-1 has made further improvements, mainly in terms of gear grinding. In terms of stability, SW200 is slightly inferior to ETA2824. The SW500 is based on the ETA7750 movement as a prototype. The SW300 is based on the ET2892 movement as a prototype.
7. La Joux-Perret movementHere
Swiss high-end movement, Japan’s Citizen controls the Swiss Prothor company (160 employees) at a price of 65 million Swiss francs, and will reorganize the La Joux-Perret movement factory, the Prototec watch component factory, and the Arnold&Son watch factory. After the acquisition and reorganization, Citizen can not only have the supply of Swiss high-end movements, but also allow La Joux-Perret to have a high degree of autonomy. In addition, it also shortens the distance between Citizen and Sellita movement suppliers. Hublot, Baume & Mercier, Greenham, and Ruibao all use movements.
8. Swiss LEMANIA movement
The Swiss high-end movement was once the magic weapon of SSIH (the predecessor of SWATCH) to compete with ASUAG. It was carried on the OMEGA SPEEDMASTER and landed on the moon. After being acquired by Breguet, it began to become Breguet’s imperial core factory and no longer supplied movements. Breguet was After the SWATCH acquisition, Lemania returned to the group. High-end brands such as Patek Philippe and Breguet are using this movement.
9. Swiss FREDERIC PIGUET movement
Frederic Piguet is the famous movement factory of SWATCH Group, high-end watch movement. It has provided movements for Blancpain, Omega, Breguet, Vacheron Constantin and Franck Muller.
Of course, there are still a large number of excellent movements that will not be introduced one by one, such as the discontinued Valjoux movement factory, Venus movement factory and Rolex, Zenith, Jaeger-LeCoultre self-produced movements.