In 1868, IWC launched the first pocket watch. Since then, the IWC has a special status in many aspects of the Swiss watch industry, and has a pivotal position in the world’ s watch manufacture industry. The pioneering spirit, passion and ambition of the founder Jones laid the cultural foundation of IWC factory. For IWC engineers, the watch itself is more fascinating than precise time, and they like bold and innovative ideas and do great efforts to study the accuracy and innovative design. Therefore, for more than 130 years, IWC has made a huge contribution to the development of the watch industry.