Since being established in 1881, Seiko has contributed to society
with one revolutionary product after another - starting with the
production of Japan’s first wristwatch in 1913 and including the
creation of the world’s first quartz watch in 1969.
Seiko has also been the official timekeeper at many international
sporting events since the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964. Seiko has been
privileged to share moments of tremendous excitement with athletes and
Today, while watches remain the heart of Seiko’s business, its
technological expertise in micro-engineering, metallurgy and
mechatronics has caused the company to expand into many diverse fields
including camera components, other precision instruments, eyeglasses,
jewelry, as well as sports and toiletry products.