The AFFOLTER Group – a 100-year-old, fourth-generation family business – is an industrial concern that operates in the field of microtechnology and is based in Valbirse (Bernese Jura), Switzerland
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For four generations, the AFFOLTER family business has been developing and handing down its expertise.
The AFFOLTER Group conducts its operations across 8,000 m2 of industrial space, spread over four different sites in Malleray (Bernese Jura).
The AFFOLTER Group realizes the importance of continuity, which explains the emphasis it places on professional training.
A BUSINESS FAMILY
A pivot-maker by trade, Louis Affolter establishes the business in 1919.
The business grows and develops. The members of the second generation build the first industrial premises. The company is renamed “Les Fils de Louis Affolter”.
The production facilities are modernized with the help of technology. The business starts to diversify thanks to the knowledge and expertise of the third generation.
Those representing the fourth generation continue to help the Group develop through new products and markets.
The AFFOLTER Group is primarily involved in two lines of business:
The contract manufacturing of geartrains for use in watchmaking.
With its genuine flair for innovation, the AFFOLTER Group offers its customers high-quality solutions that are perfectly tailored to their needs.