Atlantic Swiss WatchesIn 1888, Eduard Kummer with a visionary conception, founded in Bettlach near Grenchen, in Switzerland, the "EKB" manufactury - the former Atlantic Watch factory - with 20 watchmakers.
At the beginning of our century he employed 720 workers. He was also a representative of the old school of businessmen, but at the same time was a person devoted to industrial progress. In the beginning, "EKB" manufactured parts for pocket watches.
The first real wrist watches were produced in the beginning of the 20th century. As one of the first "Ebauches" manufacturers, "EKB" was very successful in producing parts for the new segment of wrist watches.
After 120+ years, Atlantic line still maintains the same combination of high quality and very reasonable prices.