American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI)

American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI)

New postby Glyn Meredith » Sat Sep 27, 2008 3:06 pm

American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI) is an international not-for-profit trade association dedicated to the advancement of horology.

According to Wikipedia, the AWCI provides educational and technical services for members and referral services for the general public. AWCI has members throughout the world, and works with major manufacturers, retail stores and independent horologists to further horological training and awareness."

See also the AWCI home page.
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Re: American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute (AWCI)

New postby Glyn Meredith » Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:42 am

AWCI was organized in 1960 as the American Watchmakers Institute (AWI) combining the members of the United Horological Association of America (UHAA) with those of the Horological Institute of America (HIA) to form AWI. The name was changed in 2003 to American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute.
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