1884 Company foundation
1891 1st delivery of soldier knives to the Swiss Army
1897 Registration of the ""Original Swiss Army Knife""
1909 Cross and Shield = Victorinox Emblem
1909 Death of the founder's mother Victoria
1921 Victoria + Inox = Victorinox
1945 World-wide expansion / PX stores US troops
1992 First subsidiary founded in a foreign country
1993 Diversification into watches and fragrances
1999 Own watch factory: Victorinox Watch SA, Bonfol
2002 Acquisition of SABI, the US representative
In 1884 the Swiss army company was founded. IN 1891 was the first delivery of soldier knives to the Swiss army. In 1897, was the registration of the “original swiss army knife”. In 1909 the cross and shield was made the victorinox emblem. Later that year the founder’s mother Victoria passed away. In 1945 was the world-wide expansion. In 1992 was the first subsidiary founded in a foreign country. In 1993, diversification into watches. In 1999 they made there own watch factory in Bonfol. In 2002 was the acquisition of SABI, the US representative.