A Look Inside The All New Omega Factory In Bienne




A Look Inside The All New Omega Factory In Bienne Inside the Manufacture


After 12 years of planning and development, Omega watches opened the doors to its newest mechanical watch assembly facility in late 2017. Japanese architect Shigeru Ban proved his exceptional skill as well as understanding of Omega’s core values when designing the Nicolas G. Hayek Centre in the Ginza business district of Tokyo. Inspired by traditional watch manufacture style, the Omega Watch Factory is anything but your typical watchmaking facility.



A Look Inside The All New Omega Factory In Bienne Inside the Manufacture


It is a brief, but telling medical report on the state of the watch industry how many – or, shall we say, how few – truly new watch manufactures have been built and opened recently… And it is an equally telling tale on who’s been doing exceptionally well, when you look at those able to afford such a risky and gargantuan investment into themselves and their own future. We have visited the all-new Omega Factory, as they like to call it, in Bienne, to see how the shining new manufacture is different from the rest.



A Look Inside The All New Omega Factory In Bienne Inside the Manufacture