Fralsen

Fralsen micro-precision parts manufacturer expert

Fralsen through time

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.