GPHG 2020: Two Acrotec Group executives named on the Grand Prix jury!

The Foundation of the Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix (GPHG) is holding its annual prize-giving ceremony in Geneva on November 12. This year, two leaders of the Acrotec group have been selected as members of the jury for this long-awaited competition. Elisabeth Saulcy is the current Director of Electroplating at STS La Chaux-de-Fonds and STS Meyrin. […]

30 Willemin-Macodel machines and 30 years of partnership

The company AFT Micromécanique located in France is proud to announce the reception of its 3rd Willemin-Macodel Machine W508MT2. This machine reinforces the production capacity and automates the loading thanks to its new palletizer. AFT Micromécanique signs its 30th machine in collaboration with its partner Willemin-Macodel and they celebrate for the occasion their 30 years […]

A new jewel of watchmaking technology: the Accuracy Motion by H2i

H2i is pleased to present the new generation of its multi-position chronometric measuring device for watchmaking professionals: the Accuracy Motion. The journalist Fabrice Eschmann from Arc Info presents the company and its products on the article published in Entreprises magazine n°26 in october 2020 (French only). While waiting for Spring 2021, you will find the […]

High performance gear pumps for industrial ink-jet printing by Diener Precision Pumps

Diener Precision Pumps are ideal for printers used for Marking & Coding, Glass, Ceramic, and Textile printing. We offer a full product range compatible with many ink types:  dye-based pigmented ink, water & solvent-based inks, and white inks (TiO2). Diener Precision Pumps designs feature pulseless flow, compact size, and a long maintenance-free life. Flowrates up […]

Winding of saw blades, the new Petitpierre’s automaton

The company Petitpierre SA allows to coil saw blades in record time. The blades are deposited in bulk and automatically conveyed to a unit for the winding operation. In 1 second and a half, the blades are bundled. Due to its speed, this operation represents a real time saving. This automaton offers other advantages such […]

Play measurement and correction for Générale Ressorts

The company Générale Ressorts has equipped itself with a machine that measures the deflection of the cylinder pin. It was designed with its sister company Petitpierre SA – specialist in automation. This semi-automated equipment guarantees a precision in the measurement of the axis and this operation is essential for the final quality of the barrel […]

A new factory for AFT Micromécanique

A new screw-machining factory in Courgenay. Construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2020. A new factory should be built in Courgenay. The Acrotec Group’s wish is to develop our Swiss subsidiary of AFT Micromécanique, a company already present in France. This screw-machining factory specialises in the production of implants and instruments for […]

Vardeco, a new graphic identity

Vardeco, historically the first company of the Acrotec Group, active in precision turning in the electronics, aeronautics, medical and automotive markets, is changing its logo by harmonising and simplifying the lines of its existing logo. Vardeco wishes to convey strong values: precision, performance and the team spirit that has characterised it. We are pleased and […]

New office for Acrotec Group holding

With the inauguration of a brand new building on Vardeco’s current site in Develier, the Acrotec Group now has a new 500m2 office space to accommodate its staff. This will increase the production capacity of Vardeco and strengthen the relationships with the Acrotec Group. This will increase our production capacity and strengthen the relationships with […]

Excellent festive season

The entire ACROTEC team, its member companies and all of its employees, is happy to wish you an excellent festive season and a happy new year 2020…