Foundations for the Omega replica watches future

Despite a lackluster 2015, Omega replica watchmakers are continuing to invest in production facilities, with three recent events providing ample proof.

Manuf_pierre_1Over the past 10 years, numerous watchmaking brands have extended and sometimes even more than doubled the size of their production facilities: Jaeger-LeCoultre, Panerai, IWC, Cartier, Piaget, Omega replica, Breguet, Vacheron Constantin, Chopard, Rolex and more. In short, all of these brands have invested massively in their production resources in order to meet the increased demand caused by the doubling of Swiss watch exports in the last decade.

Patek_nouveau_centre_production_1Patek Philippe replica, for example, recently began work on an extension estimated at 500 million Swiss francs. Based in Plan-les-Ouates since 1996, the Genevan family business laid the foundation stone of this extension on October 15. Scheduled for completion in 2018, the new building will offer a total surface area of approx. 110,000 m2—half of which will be devoted to production—spread over six floors and four basement levels. According to Patek Philippe President Thierry Stern, “this extensive project will ensure the long-term development and future of the company”—or for the next 20 to 30 years, at least. The interior layout is described as follows: creation of new testing and certification labs, areas for research projects carried out as part of the Patek Philippe Chair at EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), the foundation of a new “Rare and Exceptional Handcrafts” entity, training rooms, and extra storage space. The brand’s intention, which produces roughly 58,000 watches per year, isn’t to beat production records, but to further its quest for flawless quality.

A big (bang) boom

Hublot’s ambition is somewhat different. The subsidiary of French group LVMH “intends to double the number of movements produced in its Manufactures in the next three to five years,” announced CEO Ricardo Guadalupe at the opening of its new building on September 29. “We will go from 10,000 to 20,000 units,” he added, stressing that “Hublot is experiencing excellent growth.” At the same inauguration ceremony, Jean-Claude Biver, President of the LVMH Watch Division, added: “Our customers buy one Hublot replica watches uk and then another. They become addicted. Soon, we will have to build another factory.”

Manuf_pierre_2By 2020, the brand hopes to verticalize its production facilities as far as possible thanks to this new building, which is separated from the first by the tracks of the Nyon-Saint-Cergue-La Cure rail link. Hublot is now selling more than 40,000 timepieces a year and, according to estimations published by Vontobel bank, recorded a turnover of 490 million francs in 2014.

In tune with the future

At Reuge, whose future production site will be operational in 2016, the time has come for consolidation. Founded in 1865 in Sainte-Croix, the brand originally produced pocket Omega replica watches fitted with musical movements. “This 150-year-old start-up,” as it was described by Executive President Kurt Kupper at its anniversary event, has pulled out of its economic slump by repositioning itself at the very top end of the market. The brand now wishes to strengthen its international presence and continue to innovate. The arrival of a new Saudi shareholder should help the company to achieve its new ambitions—and write another 150 years of history.

Top 5 Swiss Skeleton Replica Watches Of 2015

1.Hublot Replica MP-12 Key Of Time Skeleton All Black

Replica Hublot MP-12 Key Of Time Skeleton All Black;

Have you ever wanted to speed up the time, perhaps during a never-ending day at work? Or slow it down on holidays? Well now you can, thanks to the Hublot MP-12 Key Of Time. The top Hublot replica watches is the first in the world to voluntarily speed up or slow down time, making its owner the keeper of time himself. A three-position crown enables him to modulate the speed at which the hours and minutes pass. This year, Hublot revisits one of its most unique and complicated masterpieces (MP), and gives it an extremely sporty appearance with a microblasted black PVD titanium case, and a manual-winding skeleton movement with column wheel. Limited to 20 pieces, the MP-12 Key Of Time Skeleton All Black is priced at $ 288,000.

2.Roger Dubuis Replica Excalibur Spider Skeleton Double Flying Tourbillon

Replica Roger Dubuis Excalibur Spider Skeleton Double Flying Tourbillon;

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Roger Dubuis replica watches uk is a manufacture known for their bold style. It isn’t afraid to push the boundaries of artistic flourish while exploring technical advancements. The Excalibur Spider Skeleton Double Flying Tourbillon, debuted earlier this year at SIHH, perfectly exemplifies a firm commitment to its DNA. Lots of brands produce skeletonized movements and, though many are quite beautiful, the aesthetics for the most part take a traditional path. With their skeleton pieces, Roger Dubuis blows past the historic codes into daring new territory. Instead of filing away and decorating an existing movement, the calibre is produced in skeleton form and it’s a daring composition whose design could belong in the modern art section of a museum.

3.replica Cartier Rotonde De Cartier Astrotourbillon Skeleton

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Cartier Rotonde De Cartier Astrotourbillon Skeleton;

It’s the most transparent, or skeletonized Cartier replica watches in the list. Unveiled at SIHH 2015, the Rotonde de Cartier watch showcases one of its most sophisticated movements. Caliber 9461 MC is a manually wound skeletonized movement powering a central chronograph, flying tourbillon, and astrorégulateur. Presented in a 47mm white gold case, it is the perfect showcase for Cartier’s original take on the tourbillon, which doubles as a center-mounted seconds hand. Limited to 100 pieces, the Astrotourbillon Skeleton will set you back £ 135,00.


4.replica Zenith Pilot Type 20 Skeleton

Zenith Replica Pilot Type 20 Skeleton;

Since its founding in 1865, Zenith has had deep ties to the world of aviation, manufacturing some of the first flight instruments including altimeters, chronographs and onboard replica Zenith watches for pilots. Of course, the Zenith Pilot Type 20 Skeleton is no traditional pilot watch, but it honors the brand’s proud history by integrating its iconic 5011 pocket-watch caliber used in some of its earliest pilot watches. This time, the whopping 50mm movement is fully displayed inside a case crafted entirely from a 60mm sapphire. Hand-engraved from its lugs down to its crown, it showcases the – perhaps underrated – artistic expertise of Zenith’s craftsmen, who have come together in order to create a stunning blue enameled white gold bezel.

5.Graff replica Diamond MasterGraff Structural Tourbillon Skeleton

Replica Graff Diamond MasterGraff Structural Tourbillon Skeleton;

“When Replica Graff Luxury Watches launched in 2009, we pledged to push the boundaries of horology and diamond design, taking each new collection to the next level,” said Michel Pitteloud, CEO of Graff Luxury Watches. The Diamond MasterGraff Structural Tourbillon Skeleton, certainly provides that combination. A world premiere launched at Baselworld, this men’s watch is the first to set diamonds along the bridges, a 46 mm case size is what the technical designers at Graff chose. That may sound big, but when worn on the wrist it is surprisingly appropriate, due to the Graff’s special setting skills. A sapphire case back shows the brand new exclusive skeletonized tourbillon-driven hand-would movement, the Graff Calibre 6.

Dark materials: Rado Replica Watches updates the HyperChrome Automatic Chronograph

Rado Replica watches uk reveals a new dark brown hue for the HyperChrome family

In terms of colour, the choices available for ceramic  watches remain fairly limited – although companies like Rado, Hublot replica watches, and of course Rolex are slowly adding to the spectrum. Black and white are relatively straightforward, but every new colour requires the addition of a different blend of metal oxides to the basic zirconium oxide. In recent years that has given us red, blue, grey and yellow ceramics.

Now, we can add brown to the ceramic colour palette. At this year’s Baselworld, Rado replica watches uk revealed its new HyperChrome models in a rich brown shade – a new look for the high-tech ceramic pieces that the company has been known for since 1986.

There are three models in dark brown, featuring the HyperChrome monobloc case: an automatic replica watches, a ladies automatic with diamonds and a chronograph. Despite the pictures (and press release) that would have you regard them as very chocolate-y in colour, in reality they’re closer to a dark grey lustre – which to many will make them a touch more wearable.

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As the ceramic is heated in a specially Rolex replica watches uk developed kiln, the colours alter – but sintering is a very tricky process to get exactly right. Rado has a proven record of doing just that though: Baselworld also saw the company showcasing its plasma high-tech ceramic with a metallic look.

The HyperChrome Tachymeter Brown Ceramic Automatic Chronograph is picked out with rose gold-coloured accents – indices, sub-dials, pushers, crown and hands are all tinted PVD, as well as the flashes of rose gold down the sides of the case.

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A teeny, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it date window sits between 4 and 5 o’clock – the overlapping sub-dials mean there’s a lot to fit in here. The tachymeter has actually been etched into the cheap Breitling replica polished ceramic bezel, and filled in with white LumiNova. The bracelet continues the combination of finishes on the dial with matte and polished ceramic links.

Inside is an ETA 2894-2 with 42-hour power reserve, a modular design that uses a traditional base with a self-contained chrono module. The HyperChrome Automatic Chronograph is priced at £3,650.