In the year 1868, Fritz & Albert Huuenin, two brother, opened up a small workshop. Gradually they became specialize craftsmen in the cart of decorating silver watchcases, and gained world wide fame.
By 1950 watchmaking had declined and the Company exited this business to concentrate insted on a successful new field: manufacture of high quality stampad medals. In 1992 Huguenin was the first company world wide tomint gold coins with a color imprint.
In parallel, Paul Faude started a separate venture in 1961, focusing on photo-etching techonology, to manifacture medallions and awards in brass with quality designe, painting, and finishes. it too has gaind a world wide reputation.