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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

HAUTLENCE finds a new home in La Chaux-de-Fonds

In a move designed to ensure that all its production and creative facilities are housed under one roof, HAUTLENCE, the Neuch√Ętel watchmaking brand, is moving to the heart of the Swiss watch making metropolis: La Chaux-de-Fonds.

The move means HAUTLENCE’S craftsmen will be able to challenge still further traditional watchmaking traditions and the reinterpretation of the mechanics of time.

The new address

If visiting top Swiss watch manufactures is your all consuming interest, enter this new address in your Blackberry:

HAUTLENCE, Atelier D’Horlogerie Contemporaine, 150 Rue Numa Droz, La Chaux-De-Fonds.

The name, an anagram of Neuch√Ętel, was founded in 2004 earning the approval of collectors and watch-lovers around the world.

The brand draws its inspiration from the past, combining this with innovative mechanics to create new approaches to reading time. 11 specialists led by Guillaume Tetu, one of the brand's founders and its current CEO, are now working in departments which include Research and Design, Production, Assembly, Quality Control and after sales service.

Talent at their fingertips

The move to La Chaux-de-Fonds, ensures HAUTLENCE is now closer to a number of talented partners, including profile-turners, case-makers and dial-makers, as well as craftsmen in the arts of finishing and decoration such as hand-bevelling, guillochage and engraving.

We will feature the new HAUTLENCE HL 2.0 collection in a future article.

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