Seiko was born in 1881 in Tokyo.
It has more than 130 years of innovation history.
Seiko was born in 1881 in Tokyo. It has more than 130 years of innovation history. From the get go, the founder Kintaro Hattori was determined to be at the forefront of the industry and his work motto was “Seiko must always be a step ahead of the rest”. Thanks to the constant innovations over several decades, the company established and has maintained its position as world leader in current technology. Today, Seiko is an authentic manufacturer, making all its components, from an integrated circuit to the mainspring, and it’s the only manufacturer to master four watch-making technologies: mechanical, quartz, Kinetic and Spring Drive.