1888: founding of the company in Granges. Reliability – precision – innovation: under this motto the Kurth brothers we’re quick to secure a place in the international watch business, for their company.
And now, even in the 21st century, Certina continues on ist ambitious path with an increased commitment within the international world of motor sports. This sporty brand expresses its creative dynamics through their very popular new and inspired collections.
The company’s philosophy, which combines Certina today with the business in the past, proves courage to go new ways on a very high standard. Since the beginning, this brand has always committed itself to the most advanced technology. Only the most high quality materials are used, such as titanium, stainless 316L-steel, sapphire glass and the famous ETA-clockworks, made in Switzerland. As Swiss market leader for sports watches in the medium price range of 300.00 to 2’000.00 CHF, Certina has always had the ambition to offer the outmost quality at affordable prices.
The company has always openly shown their affinity towards sports. With the development of the “Double Security”-concept in 1959, Certina managed to reach a before unknown capacity of toughness and water resistance, still setting the standard for today. At the time these innovations could prove themselves on countless scientific expeditions under extreme conditions, and that they did successfully.
Coinciding with the company’s philosophy, Certina presents itself even aesthetically innovative. Their time-pieces certainly spell sporty! If you are looking for an extreme, classical or elegant design, the choice offered by the Certina collections will be able to capture the essence of an active and contemporary lifestyle.