Precision mechanics

The challenges facing the industrial sector

Benefiting from significant cartelization and a strong openness to exports, the Swiss industry positions itself among internationally recognized players:

50% of the world's watch production comes from Swiss watchmakers. The chemical industry, which specializes in colorants, perfume essences and food flavoring, has made Basel its metropolis. The machinery industry is the country's largest industrial employer, exporting 78% of production. 

The watchmaking industry, in particular, is a sector undergoing profound transformation and development. Techniques and technology are evolving rapidly. The design and typologies of components can become more daring. The means to obtain them, more reliable and robust.

Antaes support

Through its areas of expertise, Antaes supports industry leaders in their quest for performance, competitiveness and operational flexibility. These initiatives involve partners in sectors such as watchmaking, mechanical engineering and precision industry.

Improvement and Lean Management approaches: Operational diagnostics, risk management,
continuous improvement and quality approaches, problem solving, productivity through automation

Supply chain management: Support in defining performance indicators and implementing
improvement initiatives, flow optimization/flexibility, inventory management, etc.

Research & development: Supporting teams in defining product mixes,
managing development projects, integrating materials and technologies, FMEA
product/process, design.

Industrialization: Steering of product/process industrialization, launch of
investments, steering of project teams and partners.

Discover our dedicated offers

The elements of change management are at the heart of the projects carried out by Antaes consultants.

Our job offers

The Antaes method

Antaes relies on solid skills and experience, and on knowledge applied to the products and culture of the sector in which we operate:

  • Create project teams with the customer,
  • Draw up equipment specifications and validate them using a risk-measurement approach,
  • Evaluate partners,
  • Integrate innovative new technologies,
  • Preparing and supporting teams for change,
  • Help improve process robustness,
  • Improve industrial performance,
  • Justify and argue your choices,
  • Present a measured and rigorous schedule,
  • Communicate, exchange and validate project stages with stakeholders.
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