Usines Métallurgiques de Vallorbe

  • World precision files leader since 1899

    Founded in 1899 following the merger of the family businesses Borloz & Noguet-Borloz, Glardon & Co and Grobet SA, Usines Métallurgiques de Vallorbe boasts over one hundred years of expertise. 

    Our high-quality precision tools are manufactured in the heart of the Jura Mountains in Switzerland, and have won praise throughout the world from the most exacting of users.

    Vallorbe® files and precision tools are sold in more than 80 countries via a network of close to 300 distributors. They cover a large number of applications for a wide variety of trades such as jewellers, watchmakers, woodcutters, blacksmiths and precision engineers.

    The reputation of our Vallorbe® products is based on exceptional technical expertise, which has largely been gained through the development of our own production tools.

    As a world leader in precision files and files for sharpening chainsaws, we are constantly striving to find new solutions to meet the needs of our users.

    With innovation as our guiding principle, and driven by the determination and the dedication of our 300 employees, we are able to continuously develop new products.

    The quality of our production is the result of unique expertise and uncompromising professional standards. Our products are designed for professionals as well as passionate amateurs who want top quality, high-performance and durable tools.

    Our values

    • Innovation
    • Performance
    • Quality
    • Respect