Longines Produces 30,000,000th Timepiece

Longines, one of the world's best-known prestigious Swiss watches, recently marked a special milestone—its 30 millionth timepiece. The event was celebrated Feb.19 at Longines's corporate headquarters in Saint-Imier, Switzerland, by members of the company and distinguished guests. They included Walter von Kaenel, Longines president; François Habersaat, president of the Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry (FH); Stéphane Boillat, mayor of Saint-Imier; Mrs. Nicole Bosshart of the International Museum of Watchmaking in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland; François Matile, representing the Swiss Watch Industry Employers Association; and Eric Ruedin of the Watch and Microtechnology Business Association. Established in 1832, Longines is the oldest registered trademark in the world. Its workshops and company seat at Saint-Imier were built in 1867. Longines produced its first wristwatch in
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