Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier

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Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier (VMF) is a Swiss watchmaking company in Fleurier.


Vaucher Manufacture grew from the workshop established in Fleurier by Michael Parmigiani in 1975. In 1990, Parmigiani established his own watchmaking enterprise and, supported by investment from the Sandoz family, the first watches were created by Parmigiani in 1996. Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier was gradually established in the following years, with its first manufacture movement appearing in 1998.

In 2001 and 2002, Vaucher began to be established as a source for luxury watch movements for other companies. Automatic Cal. VMF 4000 was launched in 2002, and Vaucher Manufacture Fleurier was separated from the Parmigiani brand the next year. New "Prestige" automatic and extra-thin calibres were launched in 2010, and Vaucher launched their "Private Label" manufacture in 2013, allowing complete watchmaking and service for clients.

Hermès became a shareholder in VMF in 2006, a relationship that has continued to this day. Vaucher produces many of the calibres used by high-end Hermès watches, including their micro rotor H1950. Vaucher also produced watches for Maître du Temps.