Set up in 1899, Usines Métallurgiques de Vallorbe (UMV) combines traditional watchmaking and jewelry know-how with a capacity for innovation. The company manufactures high-quality precision tools for the most demanding professionals: files, rasps, rifflers, saw riles, gravers, beading tools etc.
It currently distributes its products to over 80 countries.
Sales in 2021
of sales generated through export
|23 July 2014|
Extensive product lines
The 2,500 products listed in UMV’s catalogue have been designed for various industries: forestry, jewelry and watchmaking, automotive, aeronautics, blacksmithing, stringed instruments and skiing.
Innovative new products have been launched recently, including gravers, beading tools and motorized solutions, all with the precision expected of UMV products.
“Swiss made” repute
UMV currently distributes its products to over 80 countries. The company has a network of 300 distributors worldwide. It is thus able to count on highly referenced portfolios of brands, renowned among professionals: Vallorbe and Glardon, for precision tool ranges; or Valtitan for the hardest steel files in the world. UMV is also the world leader in round files for chainsaw chains.