1911

Oris factories 1929.
Oris factories 1929.

In 1911, Oris employs over 300 people at Hölstein, building houses and flats for them and soon becoming the biggest employer in the area.

On the painting of 1929 the various locations of the Oris factories can be seen: Hölstein (1904 and 1929), Como (1908), Courgenay (1917), Herbetswil (1925), Ziefen (1925), Holderbank (1906). In the foreground is the housing estate in Hölstein built for Oris’s staff.