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Headlines, small inserts, reports, news in TV-news, radio interviews, local or international press, generalist or specialized magazines, the media and journalists closely follow our innovations.

Here you will find the most interesting publications.

Bilan
21 Mar 2022

We have gone from watchmaking subcontractors to Jura alchemists.

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Starting from a desire to improve the quality of its raw material, the Jura family SME Panatere has changed in size. From watch industry subcontractor to international reference for solar oven technologies, the story of a metamorphosis.

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Blackbird Watch Manual
18 Mar 2022

Musings: Deciphering Sustainability

Amidst the watchmaking market continuing to expand in recent years, companies such as Panatere S.A. are gaining recognition and interest for their innovative solutions in providing high quality recycled stainless steel and titanium.

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Canal Alpha
17 Mar 2022

The first 100% recycled and solar-powered stainless steel ingot exhibited at the MIH

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Among the new acquisitions of the International Watch Museum, in La Chaux-de-Fonds, there is the first steel ingot recycled in a solar oven, from the Panatere company.

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Tribune de Genève
03 Mar 2022

Is solar steel the future of watchmaking?

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The solar oven that Panatere is building in the Watch Walley will be capable of producing tons of steel.

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World Wrist Watches
22 Feb 2022

Panatère, Leader in the recycling of stainless steel and titanium

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1500 tons of 16L stainless steel goes to waste in the manufacturing process of the various parts for watchmaking. Is it really reasonable that this very good quality steel should no longer be reused in the watch industry? The Panatere company in Saignelégier offers a circular economy solution.

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L'Officiel H&B
16 Jan 2022

Panatere rewarded at the Luxury Innovation Summit.

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Organized by the Luxury Venture, this summit attracted participants from more than 12 countries - from startups to established brands and Heritage Houses. Six winners of the Luxury Innovation Awards 2021 were awarded among 71 applications. The Panatere Group won a prize in the “Responsibility & Sustainable Development” category.

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EPHJ
20 Dec 2021

Panatere produces 100% recycled and recyclable titanium.

Finalist of the EPHJ 2021 Exhibitors’ Grand Prize, Panatere continues to move forward by producing 100% recycled and recyclable titanium and by announcing the launch of its nomadic solar oven in 2022.

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The New York Times
10 Dec 2021

The Next Exhibit at a Swiss Watch Museum? Recycled Steel

This month a block of steel is to be added to the collections of the Musée International d’Horlogerie, an institution operated by the watchmaking city of La Chaux-de-Fonds, in what Switzerland’s tourist authorities call Watch Valley. To the untrained eye, the block could pass for a minimalist sculpture, an archaeological find or a polished meteorite mysteriously fallen to Earth.

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ZE DAILY MATERIO'
09 Dec 2021

A solar steel

This stainless steel is 100% produced from metal waste from local components production of watch and medical industries. This short-circuit harvesting process, followed by a rigorous sorting of the scraps then by a recasting of the material thanks to an industrial solar furnace makes it possible to drastically reduce the CO2 emissions necessary for the manufacture of steel.

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FHH Journal
09 Dec 2021

Panatere: first steel, now recycled titanium.

From early 2022, Panatere will be ready to supply the watch industry with recycled titanium produced using waste recovered from companies in the Swiss Jura, through a system initially set up for recycling steel. The company is also working on an itinerant solar furnace.

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JSH Magazine
29 Nov 2021

Solar oven and short circuits

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What if, after the era of influencers, sated with followers and egocentrically dazed by their navels, a new species was born, the “possibilists”? It was Raphaël Broye, owner and director of Panatere, who suggested this neologism to me. A utopian? Rather a visionary...

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UNINE
22 Nov 2021

A treasure was behind my factory!

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After a first life as a “disruptive entrepreneur”, Raphaël Broye founded the company Panatere in Saignelégier in 2012, which recycles stainless steel for the Swiss watch industry. Convinced that recycling is a wealth for the industrial future of our region, he will share with us his vision of a “Swiss Made” circular economy and his regional solar foundry project.

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JSH Magazine
22 Nov 2021

The nobility of waste

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Today, environmental awareness is pushing for less futile recycling. According to the specifications that the owner and director of Panatere has set himself, we go further than just the watch case. "We worked on each component and the bracelets were part of our overall vision"...

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JSH Magazine
22 Nov 2021

Sustainability, skills for the future

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When Raphaël Broye, head of Panatere, drew up his roadmap for the installation of a solar oven in the Jura, when he embarked on the production of recycled steel, he found in Reconvilier a sizeable ally.

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L'Officiel H&B
10 Nov 2021

Panatere is committed to the production of 100% recycled and recyclable steel

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PANATERE, a member of Circular Economy Switzerland, is located in Saignelégier in Switzerland. It is a pioneer in the transformation of 100% recycled and recyclable raw materials.

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RSR - Premier rendez-vous
19 Oct 2021

Laurent Toplitsch meets Raphaël Broye

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For the first time, Laurent Toplitsch, director of Zinema, meets Raphaël Broye, founder and director of Panatere

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RTS - TTC
11 Oct 2021

The circular economy is on the move

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Luxury watchmaking and jewelery is in turn embarking on the sustainable economy. Cartier, Gucci and Yves St Laurent are committed to reducing their impact on the environment. A small Geneva brand did not wait, it manufactures watches with steel recovered from the recycling center...

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Watches TV
07 Oct 2021

EPHJ 2021 - Exhibitors Innovation Grand Prix

In today's report, we go back to the EPHJ, the high precision trade fair that was held in Geneva a couple of weeks ago and especially on the Grand Prix the trade show organises for each edition rewarding innovation. Panatere was nominated for their innovation which consists in producing solar steel using a solar furnace and scrap from the production of watch and medical components and by doing so having steel which has a 0 carbon impact.

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SwissInfo
22 Sep 2021

Swiss watchmaking industry embraces the circular economy

Powering through some 120,000 tonnes of stainless steel per year, Switzerland’s industry is one of Europe’s hungriest consumers of the metal. As the industry comes under increased pressure to reduce its environmental impact, local entrepreneurs are moving to establish recycling chains to enable this valuable raw material to be reused including in the watchmaking industry.

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Arc Info
21 Sep 2021

Discover the best inventions of the region presented in Geneva

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Last week, manufacturers from the Jura Arc emerged from a period without a show of almost two years to present their new products to visitors to the EPHJ in Geneva. In Saignelégier, Panatere produces watchmaking quality steel by recycling shavings from local micromechanical production.

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JSH Magazine
15 Jul 2021

Solar steel from the Jura?

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Heavy at Panatere, yes, but heavy zero carbon! Joining the action to the word, such was the approach rather well perceived by this SME already well anchored for 10 years in the landscape of watchmaking-jewelry and related sectors, other microtechnology in particular.

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JSH Magazine
27 Jun 2021

Swiss Made circular, the ultimate luxury.

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Chips, the black gold of the Jura. One day soon, not so far away in fact, waste will become raw material. And therefore, no longer at the origin of costs related to their displacement and their destruction, but of the kilos to monetize. Already, when Panatere, a Jura SME, undertook to federate...

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Europa Star Première
21 Jun 2021

Kari Voutilainen at the pinnacle

Finnish master watchmaker Kari Voutilainen has come a very long way from southern Lapland, where he was born and raised, to the vertiginous eyrie known as Le Chapeau de Napoléon (Napoleon’s Hat) where he has recently installed…

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Europa Star
08 Jun 2021

The many lives of stainless steel

While the lifespan of many timepieces has been extended, thanks to the booming pre-owned market, the concept of recycling is also increasingly being applied to the very materials that make up watches. Swiss company Panatere has its sights set on producing recycled steel for the watch industry by recovering materials...

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FHS
12 May 2021

Panatere as an actor of sustainability

Panatere, a major player in the watch and medical industries, has become the first in its sector to offer sustainable raw materials. Following on from its fully recycled and recyclable stainless steel, the Jura-based SME has just taken delivery of its first “solar” steel melts.

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Europa Star
08 May 2021

Recycled steel thanks to solar power for watchmaking

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Following its offer of 100% recycled and recyclable stainless steel, the Jura-based SME Panatere receives its first castings of “solar” steel. For the very first time in Switzerland, the study of a regional solar oven located in the Watch Valley is studied…

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RTS TV - Couleurs Locales
07 May 2021

Zero waste watches made in the Jura

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In this watchmaking company, we recently imagined the country's first recycled stainless steel sector. An unprecedented approach which follows an observation: the quality of steel imported from abroad is not always satisfactory.

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Le Temps
06 May 2021

When watches hide to die.

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Behind the walls of the Reconvilier waste disposal center in the Bernese Jura, hundreds of thousands of items are destroyed each year. Their materials are recycled, as are the steel shavings from machining, to supply brands that focus on the circular economy.

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Innovator’s Guide
30 Apr 2021

PANATARE introduces a fully recycled and recyclable steel…

PANATERE, a Swiss company specialising in the transformation of raw materials and a major player in the watch industry, has become the first in its sector to offer sustainable raw materials. Following on from its fully recycled and recyclable stainless steel, the Jura-based SME has...

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Objectif Emploi Jura
10 Apr 2021

PANATARE SA, the first watch in recycled steel!

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Switzerland is one of the largest European consumers of stainless steel with 120,000 tonnes per year. On the strength of this observation, the Panatere company, in Saignelégier, a processor of raw materials for watchmaking – especially steel – has embarked on a long-term ecological process.

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Terre Nature
18 Mar 2021

They recycle Jura steel…

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In Saignelégier (JU), watchmaking subcontractor Panatere collects and recycles steel scrap from factories in the region. For the bracelets, an ecological leather made from apples, fennel and grapes has been developed.

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Watches & Culture
03 Mar 2021

Going round in circles

On paper, the idea of wearing scrap metal doesn’t exactly appeal. In reality, it ticks all the boxes. Meet Panatère and ID Genève, two industry players that are setting an example with watches that are 100% Swiss circular economy.

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ARC-INFO
15 Feb 2021

The dream of zero-waste watchmaking.

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An industrialist from Saignelégier has set up a recycled stainless steel industry. Alongside it, 40 companies in the region are involved in cleaner metallurgy. With the dream of doing even better: melting steel without fossil fuels or electricity.

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RTS - Radio La Première
01 Feb 2021

A 100% recycled steel watch

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Two companies from Jura and Geneva are joining forces and ideals to offer a first watch in recycled steel. Their objective is to recover waste to produce a luxury product, while preserving natural resources.

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EPHJ
20 Jan 2021

PANATERE, pioneer in the production of 100% recycled and recyclable stainless steel

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PANATERE, a Swiss raw materials processing company, recognized in the watch industry, becomes the first player in its sector to commit to “Circular Economy Switzerland”. Focusing on a sustainable solution, its production of 100% recycled and recyclable stainless steel...

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Il Giornale Degli Orologi
19 Jan 2021

Panatere: innovation in recycled steel

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Panatere produces durable watch cases. The main activity of the company is the recovery and transformation of raw materials such as steel, titanium, gold and platinum. According to its press release, Panatere is now the first company in the sector to join the "Circular Economy Switzerland" association.

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Watchespedia
15 Jan 2021

Panatere - A pioneering commitment to…

Panatere, a Swiss company specialising in the transformation of raw materials and a major player in the watch industry, has become the first in its sector to be involved with "Circular Economy Switzerland. Geared towards a sustainable solution, the company's products, wich are made...

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Circular Economy Switzerland
12 Jan 2021

Panatere joins Circular Economy Switzerland

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Panatere produces durable watch cases. The main focus of the company is the recovery and transformation of raw materials such as steel, titanium, gold and platinum. According to its press release, Panatere is now the first company in the sector to join the "Circular Economy Switzerland" association.

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