Travel through time and around the world – Armitron, Americans in the shade

Armitron is one of the names of those who do not hear much about here. However, the CO-ed which was founded in 1965 is the fifth largest manufacturer of watches in the US, together with Timex, Fossil, Seiko, Citizen, Casio, Guess and Pulsar, one of the greats.

Armitron manufactures watches and sports to be TODDLER ladies and gentlemen. Special attention provided by the company when choosing materials and finishes make. It is no coincidence, as Eugen Gluck is personally watchmaker.

travel-through-time-and-around-the-world-armitron-americans-in-the-shadeThe company founder, Eugen Gluck, created it in Long Island City, where it remains today. Next to Armitron there is a second brand that belongs to the empire Gluck and that is: Anne Klein.Certainly known among the ladies, especially.

Armitron prices are attractive models as they are between 50 and 100 dollars.

Interestingly Americans were among the first to use the technology LED display 70 for wristwatches. The technique, however, had a disproportionate energy expenditure so Armitron left in 1977 to manufacture this type of wristwatches. As a substitute product introduced soon after, watches with LCD screen, creating a new standard in this industry.

In 2007 Armitron begins production of automatic watches.

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