Swiss watch industry again on the rise over the past six months, exports increased by more than 10 billion francs. Part of the profit makers are investing in the development of the industry and attract new workers. According to the recently published semi-annual report, Swatch Group, the beginning of this year, the company hired 1,000 new employees, of whom 700 work in Switzerland, 300 – abroad. At the end of 2011 the state increased by 1,350 people.
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With the advent of the clock, a springboard for a new vision and perception of time, you start a new process of invention, to which many have contributed the most original and brilliant contributions.
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Quartz Watches still accounted for 90% of Swiss production. Quartz watches have become the key to success for many brands of luxury. Many famous brands have in their collections quartz model. By the way, some of the watch companies do not like to talk about how they use quartz movement and are making some tweaks: do not show on the dial quartz ‘ownership’ of hours. It is also curious that some of the leading brands in the watch industry remain in their collections quartz model. A good example – Patek Philippe. This company is the author of significant technical know-how in the watch industry, but continues to issue a quartz clock. At present, profits from the sale of brand quartz watch is more than 20%.
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In the seventies bvlgari begins in the fine jewelry industry with a very personal and modern design reminiscent of classical Greek. In later years the company appears to be responsible for supervising the production of its line of watches (Bvlgari Time).
Bvlgari watches are produced in Switzerland under strict quality controls using innovative materials and techniques.
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