The Revue FH is the informative watch industry magazine published fortnightly by our Federation. It contains numerous articles on the work and activities of the FH, up-to-the-minute news about brands and new products, as well as a wide variety of subjects linked to the watch industry. All articles are published in French and English.
In the 07/2021 edition of 06.05.2021:
Anti-counterfeiting: no substitute for good training!
Training authorities around the world is a particularly strategic part of the FH's objectives. Who better to intercept a fake watch ordered over the Internet and transported thousands of kilometres in a small, seemingly unsuspecting package than an attentive customs officer?
Frederique Constant Slimline Monolithic Manufacture
The Geneva-based company has unveiled a major technological breakthrough in the field of precision chronometry by presenting a timepiece that beats at a frequency ten times higher than that of most mechanical movements. This performance is due to a revolutionary silicon monobloc oscillator.
Switzerland pays a heavy price for the counterfeiting market
The OECD has revealed the shocking results of a study conducted on the counterfeit trade in Switzerland. Affecting several sectors (watchmaking, pharmaceuticals, ready-to-wear), this scourge is seriously damaging the companies concerned. Losses of CHF4.5 billion, some 10,000 jobs lost.