Where Are Casio Watches Made? (Interesting Facts)

Last Updated on August 10, 2022

The first Casio timepieces were introduced in Japan in the 1970s, marking a crucial point in the company’s history. These watches have always enthralled fashion and technology since their inception. These timepieces are now produced not just in Japan but also in many other countries.

This article will give an overview of where Casio watches are made and what goes into making these timepieces.

Casio Men's 'Vintage' Quartz Metal and Resin Casual Watch, Color:Black (Model: F-91WM-9ACF), Black/Gold


Where Are Casio Watches Made?

The first Casio watches were made in Japan and the company is still headquartered there. While a lot of electronic products are outsourced to other countries, Casio still manufactures a large portion of its watches in Japan. The company has factories in Yamagata and Shiojiri in the Nagano prefecture.

Casio also has a factory in Singapore which was set up in 1974. The watches produced here are shipped all over the world, including to Japan. The company has another factory in Hong Kong which was established in 1979 and this is where a lot of the research and development for new products takes place.

While a lot of the watches are made in Asia, Casio also has factories in other parts of the world. The company has a facility in Dover, New Jersey in the United States which opened in 1983. Casio also has a factory in Bristol, UK which opened in 1991.

Casio watches are made in various locations around the world, with most of the manufacturing taking place in Japan, China, and Thailand. The company has factories in these countries that are responsible for producing different parts of the watch. For instance, the Japanese factory produces the movements while the Chinese factory assembles the watches.

What Goes Into Making a Casio Watch?

Casio Men's W800H-1AV Classic Sport Watch with Black Band

A lot of work and dedication goes into making a Casio watch. These timepieces are made with the highest quality materials and components. The movements are produced in Japan, while the cases and straps are made in China.

The watches are then assembled in Thailand before being shipped to the various markets around the world. Casio has a team of skilled workers in all of its factories that work tirelessly to ensure that each watch is perfect before it leaves the factory.

The company also has a strict quality control process in place, with each watch being put through a series of tests before it is shipped out.

When Was Casio Founded?

Casio was founded in 1946 in Japan, the year after the end of World War II. Tadao Kashio initially worked as a mechanic before launching Casio. His brothers had prior knowledge in electronics, and they began producing calculators in 1949.

Which Country Owns Casio?

Tadao Kashio, a co-founder of Casio Computer Co., Ltd. (now known as Casio Watch Company), was born in Kureta-mura (now Nankoku City) in Kochi Prefecture, Japan, in 1917. After the Great Kanto Earthquake hit Tokyo in 1923, the entire Kashio family relocated there at the request of an uncle who was working there.

Why Is Casio Watch Famous?

CASIO Men's FT500WC-3BVCF Forester Sport Watch with Nylon Band

Casio watches were popular for their basic looks, simple displays, and innovative functions, which had never been seen before in timepieces. The company quickly rose to prominence in the 1970s with its popular Casiotron watch, which was the first digital watch with an LED display.

Casio has continued to innovate over the years and has introduced many new features in its watches. The company is now known for its tough and durable watches that are perfect for outdoor activities.

How Do I Find My Casio Serial Number?

The MODEL number is inscribed on the back of the watch in red. The MODULE number is inscribed on the back of the watch in blue. On the bottom of the box, you’ll find THE MODEL NUMBER IN RED.

How Many Watches Does Casio Make a Year?

Casio says that it sold 3 million G-Shock timepieces each year in 2009. Since then, yearly sales have nearly tripled. They surpassed 6 million units per year in 2013 and 8 million units in 2015, the year Casio surpassed Seiko in watch sales.

What Is the Rarest Casio Watch?

The Project Team Tough G-Shock is one of the rarest in the world. These were given to the original eight-man development team and are identical to production models, except for the inscription “Project Team Tough.”

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