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.