Hamilton was founded in 1892 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. Timing the skies since 1918 when the pilots of the first US airmail service between Washington and New York wore Hamilton watches Hamilton became the official watch of TWA, Eastern, United and Northwest Airlines, in the 1930s. Hamilton is now the official timekeeper of the Red Bull Air Race world championship, the new dimension of motorsports and taking the aviation watches to new heights.
Part of the Swatch Group, the largest watch manufacturer and distributor in the world, Hamilton proudly supports the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and is the proud Time-keeping sponsor of ATAC, the Air Cadet League of Canada, the David Charles Abramson Memorial (DCAM) Flight Instructor Safety Award, the Webster Trophy & the Northern Lights Aero Foundation
Hamilton is a member of the Swatch group, the largest watch manufacturer and distributor in the world with 160 production sites in Switzerland.