1962: Established in 1962 to besançon
Timex Corporation factory is dedicated to the fabrication of components for the watch industry.
1970: Development of new activities from subcontracting
Beginning of new assembly activity for electronic chips for IBM.
1990: the Indiglo® watch
Timex launches the highly successful Indiglo® watch. This year more than 1 billion components were manufactured in the Besançon factory.
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2013 : micro mechanical, connectics and defence
Diversification into new activities sectors: micro mechanical, connectics and defence, while keeping our watchmaking core business.
2016 : micro-injection
Plastic overmolding of micromechanical components with helical teeth.
2017 : Timach
Creation of a joint venture between Timex and Silmach for the development and manufacture of micromotors.
2018 ISO 9001:2015
Certification ISO 9001:2015.
2019 : micromotor
First industrialization of the micromotor Timach type 011.
2020 : screw machine
Machining of 0.36 mm diameter components drilled to 0.16 mm in mass production.
2021 : production
Fralsen has reached its 25 billionth piece produced on its Besançon site.