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Horlyne joins Acrotec Group

10 May 2022

Horlyne, renowned for its expertise in designing high-end oscillating weights, has joined Acrotec Group, bolstering end-to-end skills in the group’s watchmaking division. From its head...
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20 years of loyalty

There were 92 exhibitors at the very first EPHJ Show back in 2002 – of whom 21 have remained loyal to EPHJ and not missed a single Show ever since. This clear sign of vitality and resilience commands respect and is a fine illustration of this adventure shared by EPHJ and its exhibitors. The honour […]

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“The 20th EPHJ will definitely be different”

Interview with the Director of EPHJ, Alexandre Catton Should we expect something special for the Show’s 20th birthday? It will definitely be different for our exhibitors, for whom we’re planning a birthday party that will truly make this year’s event stand out. It will be an evening full of wonderful surprises. It makes sense they […]

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20 years of high precision!

Twenty years ago, watch and jewellery professionals gathered together under the guidance of André Colard and Olivier Saenger at an event devoted totally to them: the very first EPHJ Show! Back then, you had to be bold and a bit of visionary to sense just how much watchmaking and jewellery professionals – whether upstream or […]

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Prototyping a medtech idea: the trend is towards outsourcing

The medtech world has evolved a lot in recent years and dynamic new products are emerging. One of the major trends is the integration of digital functionalities, which not only enable patients to better take care of themselves by incorporating interfacing functions, but also enable these devices to be integrated into the world of data […]

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KALLISTO FIGURE 4: INNOVATIVE, EFFICIENT, HIGH-QUALITY 3D PRINTING SOLUTION

KALLISTO, an integrator of 3D digital solutions for jewellery and health professionals, will present 3D Systems’ Figure 4 at the 2022 EPHJ Show. Figure 4 is an affordable and versatile solution for manufacturing functional 3D parts in small runs and same-day prototyping. It is available in multiple versions to meet the differing needs of precision […]

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Start-up pitch 2021: three-minute showcases

As is now a tradition at every EPHJ Show, we offered 16 promising start-ups the chance to present their company in a short video recorded during the Show and uploaded to the EPHJ YouTube channel here. This month, we will be looking at three of these start-ups in more detail: Sy&Se, Authentic Material and Kpitaine. We […]

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The JARYS dragon: a miniature sculpture

“This is as small and complex as we can go – 2 mm long, 0.7 mm high and 0.3 mm wide – but we can make it bigger too,” explained Sacha Pollonghini, founder of JARYS, at his EPHJ booth in June 2021. This was his first time as an exhibitor at EPHJ, where the start-up entrepreneur spoke about […]

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The Tradition and Passion toolboxes – A dream gift for collectors

Many fans of watchmaking, its history and the expertise involved have already been charmed by this watchmaking toolbox designed by Swiss company Petitpierre, an EPHJ exhibitor. A Siberian monk has already ordered a non-leather version to give to his master, the Dalai Lama, in person. More recently, Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s former senior vice president […]

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Three finalists for the 2021 Watch Medtech Innovation Challenge

The Watch Medtech Innovation Challenge helps microtechnology industry players transition to the medtech sector. Launched at EPHJ 2018 in partnership with Fondation Inartis, the Challenge aims to help the Show’s exhibitors diversify. The list of winners of the 2021 Challenge was drawn up during meetings and discussions at the Show, and includes three projects of […]

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