A Guided Tour Of The IWC Factory

By Jack Freedman

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3. Manufacturing of Crystals

Although crystals are not produced in-house by IWC, the company works very closely with its suppliers to assure expected results to match the overall quality of their finished timepieces.

The above photos show the manufacturing process for PD “Ocean” crystals made from sapphire.

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The writer acknowledges thanks to IWC, International Wristwatch magazine, and others for information gathered to cover parts of this report.

Thank you for taking this tour and getting familiar with IWC. Your comments are welcome and can be sent direct to me via e-mail: jfsuperior@aol.com

(copyrighted by Jack Freedman, 10/98)