ⓘ Companies of Switzerland ..



The Gilomen brothers originally registered four brands: Thuya, Midland, Delma and Gil. Thuya served as the company’s name, and the other brands were used for watch models. The Delma brand name first appeared on watches in 1933. It was established as the company’s name in 1966 with the company take over by Ulrich Wuthrich and Fritz Fankhauser. In 1996 Ulrich Wuthrichs son-in-law, Fred Leibundgut, entered the company and took over as President and CEO.


Hoffmann-La Roche

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG is a Swiss multinational healthcare company. It operates worldwide under two divisions: Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Its holding company, Roche Holding AG, has bearer shares listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The company headquarters are located in Basel. The company controls the American biotechnology company Genentech. Roches revenues during fiscal year 2018 were 56.85 billion Swiss francs, or about US$57 billion. Roche is the second-largest pharmaceutical company worldwide.


Omega SA

Omega SA is Swiss watch manufacturer that belongs to the Swatch Group of companies. It is in Biel-Bienne. Omega SA produces watches of a high standard. It was founded in 1848 by Louis Brandt in La Chaux-de-Fonds. There are many famous people that promote Omega SA like Michael Schuhmacher, George Clooney, Cindy Crawford and Nicole Kidman.


Sauber Petronas Engineering

Sauber Petronas Engineering AG was a company owned jointly by the Swiss racing car manufactor Sauber and the Malaysian oil company Petronas. The company was founded for the sole purpose of building engines to the Sauber Formula One team. The engines were for many years nearly identical to the ones used by Ferrari but were branded named Petronas. Sauber licensed nearly every part from Ferrari and even had several Ferrari engineers on staff. The company also helped developing motorcycles like Petronas FP1.


Swiss Life

The Swiss Life Group is the largest life insurance company of Switzerland and one of Europe’s leading comprehensive life and pensions and financial solutions providers, with approximately CHF 185 bn of assets under management. The company was founded in 1867 in Zurich as the Schweizerische Lebensversicherungs und Rentenanstalt cooperative, the company entered the Swiss stock market in 1997 and adopted its current name in 2002. In 2015, the group declared a premium income of CHF 18.9 bn, a 5% increase over the previous year. Swiss Life is one of the twenty companies listed under the Swiss M ...


Vacheron Constantin

Vacheron Constantin is a Swiss watch manufacture. It is a part of the Richemont group since 1996. The brands watch factory is based in Geneva. Vacheron Constantin opened 15 boutiques and 500 shops in 80 countries of the world. Vacheron Constantin is one of the oldest watchmakers.


ⓘ Companies of Switzerland

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  • bn, a 5 increase over the previous year. Swiss Life is one of the twenty companies listed under the Swiss Market Index, as SLHN. Annual Report 2015
  • known as Zurich, is a Swiss insurance company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland It be one of the largest insurance companies in the world. Official
  • is the national railway company of Switzerland It is also called SBB CFF FFS. The company was founded in 1902. The company headquarters is in Bern.
  • ABB Group is a power and automation company based in Zurich, Switzerland It is one of the world s largest engineering multinationals with operations in
  • side of the Rhone valley, south to Lake Geneva. Monthey is important to Swiss industry, with many important companies including chemical companies The
  • famous banks and insurance companies are located here, for example UBS, Credit Suisse, Swiss Life and Swiss Re. The airport of Zurich is located about 13
  • industrial town in Switzerland It is in the part of Switzerland named Bern and near the city also named Bern. The town is known for many companies that make watches
  • of the district of Sion in the canton of Valais in Switzerland On 1 January 2013 the former municipality of Salins merged into the municipality of Sion
Asea Brown Boveri

Asea Brown Boveri

ABB Group is a power and automation company based in Zurich, Switzerland. It is one of the worlds largest engineering multinationals with operations in around 100 countries. The company has five divisions: Power Products, Power Systems, Discrete Automation & Motion, Low Voltage Products and Process Automation.


Bolliger & Mabillard

Bolliger & Mabillard, commonly known as B&M, is a roller coaster company based in Monthey, Switzerland. After installing its first coaster in 1990, they have now installed more than 100 rollercoasters across the globe.

Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse Group is a Swiss bank. It is headquartered in Zurich. The company was founded in 1856 as Schweizerische Kreditanstalt SKA, English: Swiss Credit Institution jointly by Alfred Escher and the German bank Allgemeine Deutsche Credit-Anstalt which held 50% of the equity.



Rolex is a Swiss company that makes watches and additional things for their watches. Their watches are often used as a status symbol. The watches are also often counterfeited, meaning people make fake watches that look like Rolexes, but are not.



Today Sandoz is a part of Novartis. It is a big pharmaceutical firm in Switzerland. Today, Sandoz produces many drugs whose patents have run out. The original company, which was founded in 1886, is known for several things: It invented LSD in 1938 It invented saccharin in 1899. Saccharin is an artificial sweetener, a substitute for sugar. Artificial sweeteners are used in many Light -products today.

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group

Zurich Insurance Group Ltd., commonly known as Zurich, is a Swiss insurance company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It be one of the largest insurance companies in the world.