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   * [[1930]] - Omega and Tissot form a holding company, SSIH, with Paul Tissot as Commercial Manager and Gustave Brandt directing branding and distribution.   * [[1930]] - Omega and Tissot form a holding company, SSIH, with Paul Tissot as Commercial Manager and Gustave Brandt directing branding and distribution.
   * [[1930]] - [[Lemania]] joins SSIH group. [[Lanco]], [[Cortebert]], [[Marc Favre]], and [[Hamilton]] were added over the years.   * [[1930]] - [[Lemania]] joins SSIH group. [[Lanco]], [[Cortebert]], [[Marc Favre]], and [[Hamilton]] were added over the years.
-  * [[1961]] - [[Rayville]] joins, bringing the [[Blancpain]] brand +  * [[1961]] - [[Rayville]] joins, bringing the [[Blancpain]] brand. 
-  * [[1971]] - [[Economic Swiss Time Holding|Economic Swiss Time Holding (ESTH)]] was integrated with with the budget watch brands [[AGON Uhrenfabrik AG|AGON]], [[Buler]], [[Continental]], and [[Ferex]]. With the advent of electronic watches in the "[[quartz crisis]]'' of the 1970s, mechanical watch revenues of the SSIH group fell massively. +  * [[1971]] - [[Economic Swiss Time Holding|Economic Swiss Time Holding (ESTH)]] is integrated with the budget watch brands [[AGON Uhrenfabrik AG|AGON]], [[Buler]], [[Continental]], and [[Ferex]]. With the advent of electronic watches in the "[[quartz crisis]]'' of the 1970s, mechanical watch revenues of the SSIH group fall massively. 
-  * [[1980]] - Management consultant [[Hayek, Nicolas G.|Nicolas G. Hayek]] was commissioned by creditor banks to restructure the group. This provided the impetus for the merger of SSIH with the competing companies in the [[ASUAG]] group. This company became known as [[SMH]]. Crucial to its survival, and subsequently a great success, was the launch of the [[Swatch]] at Trenduhr.+  * [[1980]] - Management consultant [[Hayek, Nicolas G.|Nicolas G. Hayek]] is commissioned by creditor banks to restructure the group. This provides the impetus for the merger of SSIH with the competing companies in the [[ASUAG]] group. This company becomes known as [[SMH]]. Crucial to its survival, and subsequently a great success, is the launch of the [[Swatch]] as trend watch.
   * [[1981]] - [[Blancpain]] is sold to [[Biver Jean-Claude|Jean-Claude Biver]] and [[Jacques Piguet]] of [[Frédéric Piguet]]   * [[1981]] - [[Blancpain]] is sold to [[Biver Jean-Claude|Jean-Claude Biver]] and [[Jacques Piguet]] of [[Frédéric Piguet]]
-  * [[1998]] - SMH was renamed [[Swatch Group]].+  * [[1998]] - SMH is renamed [[Swatch Group]].
  
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