Epos (watch manufacturer)

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Epos Uhren AG
Industry Watch manufacturing
Founded 1983 by Peter Hofer, in Biel, Switzerland
Headquarters Lengnau, Switzerland
Key people
Singi Chonge (Chairman of the Board)
Tamdi Chonge (CEO)
Products Mechanical watches
Website epos.ch
EPOS 3435 Verso, 2017.

Epos is a producer of mechanical watches headquartered in Lengnau, Switzerland.

Company[edit]

Epos was founded during the Quartz crisis in 1983 by Peter Hofer and his wife Erna. 2002 Ursula Forster and her husband Tamdi Chonge took over as owners and directors. 2014 their son Singi Chonge aussumed responsibility for the company as Chairman of the Board.

Innovations[edit]

Among the company's innovations are:

  • Epos 3400, 2010: First watch with a reversed 24-hour-indication for the second time-zone, including two separate mechanical movements.[1]
  • Epos 3435 'Verso', 2017: First watch with a reversed mechanical Unitas 6497 movement.[2]

Manufacture[edit]

Swiss made movements, such as ETA or Sellita, are standard components. The majority of the models is equipped with sapphire glass and high grade stainless steel, such as 316L. Currently Epos offers collections under the names "Emotion", "Passion", "Originale", "Oeuvre D’Art", "Sophistiquée", "Perfection" and "Sportive". Further, the company also offers a "Ladies" and "Pocket Watch" collection.

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