Producer of watch movements
Ebauche manufacturers produce the so-called "raw movements" and sell them to watch manufacturers which build them into their watches.
The best known companies producing watch movements are:
- ETA (Swatch Group)
- Valjoux (now ETA), especially chronograph movements
- Lemania (later Nouvelle Lemania, in the meantime also part of the Swatch Group)
Other smaller ebauche makers include:
Some larger companies also produce movements for others:
In contrast to these suppliers the so-called manufactures build their own in-house movements.