Synonyms for certina or Related words with certina
Examples of "certina"
sponsors the 2014 World Rally Championship.
became a member of the SMH Group (Swatch).
was timekeeper of the Motorcycling Grand Prix in the 1990s.
has shareholdings in manufacturing systems engineering, plant engineering and construction, wood, wellness and software.
continued to expand and by 1955 the company had 500 employees working between the factory and offices, producing 1'000 timepieces every day.
worked up a new business plan that expanded its operations and was at the time considered the most modern and best equipped watchmakers in the world.
The season began at Brands Hatch on 3 April and ended on 16 October at Silverstone, after twenty rounds held in England. From the World Series meeting at Silverstone, the series was sponsored by
Kurth Frères and presented as the
Formula Renault 2.0 UK Championship.
employed 900 people and produced 600,000 watches every year. The company was ranked first in most major jewellery watch fairs, and they obtained both the "International Diamonds Awards" and the "Golden Rose" award. By this time
was producing 375,000 watch components per day and used 53,000 rubies.
In 1971, the owning family opted to join General Watch Co, the newly created sub-holding of ASUAG, in order to consolidate their efforts with others. The introduction of cheap and reliable automatics and Quartz watches from the Japan (under the rules of their strategic management: see Strategic management ) stopped Certina's expansion. The restructuring involved the abandonment of their own manufacture of
calibres, and by the end of the 1970s,
operations were moved to Biel/Bienne and the entity Edox & Technos. Under the new management,
managed to hold onto some of their properties, especially in the Scandinavian countries. Upon the merger of SSIH and ASUAG companies,
became a member of a new managerial entity, together with Mido and Tissot, which became known as Le Locle, (the newly elected Unesco World Heritage Site in Switzerland ).
was founded in 1888 when Adolf and Alfred Kurth opened in Grenchen their first movement and supplies factory for the watchmaking industry. At the start Certina's staff consisted of three employees working in a workshop that was connected to the family home.
did not begin producing complete watches and timepieces for a few years which they then did alongside their work producing movements for other companies. By 1938 the company had expanded and 250 employees celebrated the 50th anniversary of the company. At that time
were already known as pioneers.
He worked for Boston Consulting Group in Germany, afterwards founding the
Holding AG and growing it into an international conglomerate.
S.A. is a Swiss watchmaker founded in Grenchen, 1888, by Adolf and Alfred Kurth, and currently an affiliate company of the Swatch Group.
The 2000s (decade) saw many new partnerships with motoring companies including Colin McRae, Sete Gibernau, and finally the Sauber Petronas Formula One team, renamed Sauber Formula One team, of which
is currently engaged in a sponsorship.
Holding AG is a holding company for niche manufacturers, specialised construction and IT companies with its headquarters in Grünwald near Munich in Germany, growing organically and through acquisitions.
In 1906 the
brand name was used for the first time, with Adolf and Alfred choosing to call their watches "Grana", the short form of "Granatus", the Latin name for Grenchen.
In 1977 the company was transferred to Biel/Bienne in Montres Edox SA premises. Both companies were reorganized under a new joint management, to fight for survival, and in 1980
was also integrated in the "ad hoc" structure.
In 1938 the company adopted the name "
", taken from the Latin "certus", meaning "assured", "certain", as their exclusive trademark for the export and marketing of their outstanding quality Swiss Made watches.
changed their red logo with a new more classic looking logo. The new logo uses a turtle symbol, to symbolize protection against water and shocks. The change in logo and brand colours was because
wanted to move to a more expensive and higher quality segment. Differentiating it from Tissot, another brand in the Swatch Group family. The impact of the changes in the brand has been the integration of better and more accurate movements like the PreciDrive in new releases.
Recent collection of
include Titanium, 316L high grade stainless steel, sapphire glass, its own DS feature (such as the current "DS Podium", "DS First" or "DS Action") and ETA Swiss made movements are standard features. It currently offers collections, classified under the names "Automatic", "SPORT Classic", "SPORT Elegant" and "SPORT Xtreme", including some models claimed to perform up to 200 m underwater.
Unlike previous cars such as the Sauber C29 and to a lesser extent, the C30, the C31 has much more visual sponsorship applied to the car such as Telmex, Telcel, Claro, Chelsea FC, Tequila Cuervo, Visit México, Oerlikon, NEC and
. Many of which are Mexican based companies brought from driver Sergio Pérez and reserve driver Esteban Gutiérrez.
For the 2008 season, BMW Sauber kept the white and navy livery used on its cars in 2006 and 2007. However, O2 was replaced by T-Systems, and Cadence Design Systems also became an official equipment supplier. The team continued to be sponsored and supported by Petronas, Intel,
, Dell and Credit Suisse.
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