Vortic Watch Company
517 N Link Ln, Fort Collins
Vortic Watch Company is a small batch, custom, watch manufacturing and vintage restoration company located in Northern Colorado. With our online shop you can browse, design your own watch or see about submitting a family heirloom to us for conversion into a wristwatch! While the manufacturing location is practicing social distancing during this time, you can order online!
Please see the news release below:
Vortic Watch Company Launches ‘Keep the Lights On’ Initiative to Help Produce Life-Saving Devices in Response to COVID-19 Crisis: CEO commits to partner with network of American Manufacturing Companies to support supply chain of the United States.
Fort Collins, CO (April 2020) – Vortic Watch Company announces it will join the fight against COVID-19 to help manufacturing companies meet supply-chain demands by producing critical parts for medical supplies and other critically needed life-saving devices. Vortic launched the “Keep the Lights On” initiative to encourage manufacturers to join the network directory and band together to support America.
“We will not just sit at home and watch,” said R.T. Custer, Vortic Watch Company CEO and co-founder. “We have nearly a decade of engineering experience, a team of machinists and skilled workers, and a supply chain network full of specialty American manufacturers. Vortic also has invested almost $1 million in machines and equipment for our in-house engineering manufacturing capabilities. We can-and will-provide help.”
Thousands of highly skilled entrepreneurs, trade workers, engineers, assemblers, and others with valuable assets are available to increase production on these desperately needed elements; however, due to the current crisis, manufacturing companies are limited or struggling to operate due to government regulations, supply-demand issues, or cash flow restrictions.
In an effort to “Keep the Lights On,” Vortic is asking businesses with extra bandwidth to join its newly formed network directory. Vortic also aims to raise $250,000 to inject into these small to medium-sized manufacturing companies who lack the financial resources to invest in the materials to make the critical products or components.
“We’re calling on manufacturing companies that can help and for the people and businesses that need help,” said Custer. “Let’s work together to keep the lights on.”
For more information please visit www.vorticwatchcompany.com/covid19..
About Vortic Watch Company
Founded at Penn State University in 2013, Vortic Watch Company preserves American history one watch at a time. Most antique American pocket watches today are scrapped for precious metal value of their gold or silver cases. Vortic instead salvages, restores and transforms those pieces of American history into unique wristwatches. Each and every timepiece is one of a kind, and built by hand in the Fort Collins, Colorado workshop.
The engineering system Vortic created is the only wristwatch in the world designed specifically to convert American pocket watches into wristwatches. A Vortic watch is entirely manufactured in the United States. Skilled craftsmen restore and rebuild the original antique pocket watches and the Vortic team creates a custom casing system for each piece. Vortic takes pride in converting family heirloom pocket watches into wristwatches that can now be cherished, and actually worn, for generations.
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517 N Link Ln, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA