Founded nearly 100 years ago in the Black Forest by Franz Hermle, the Hermle Clock Company has become the worlds leading producer of German grandfather clocks. Hermle clocks feature stunning finishes on exotic hardwoods and veneers, these exquisite timepieces will become a family heirloom that will be treasured for many generations. Many Hermle grandfather clocks feature ornate gold and silver clock dials with moon phase accents, and polished brass lyre pendulum and weight shells.
THE HERMLE CLOCK COMPANY - Nearly one hundred years ago, Franz Hermle a talented clock maker began manufacturing and selling mechanical clocks. In 1922, Franz Hermle founded the Franz Hermle Clock Company in Gosheim-Wuerttemberg, Germany near the Black Forest. Within ten years the company became known as one of the most modern and efficient manufacturers of clock movements in the clock industry. Franz Hermle and his sons' dedication weathered the effects of World War II and made Franz Hermle and Sohn, prosper while other companies capitulated. The founder, Franz Hermle, died in 1953 and left a modern and prosperous operation to his sons Gebhard, Alfred, Hans and Heinrich Hermle. They have continued to build the Hermle Clock Company into a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of clocks, and mechanical clock movements. Now in its third generation, Franz Hermle and Sohn employs over 500 people in 4 locations in Germany and an additional manufacturing facility, Hermle Black Forest Clocks, in Amherst, Virginia, USA. We export clocks and clock movements to more than 100 countries worldwide and are dedicated to leading the industry in computerized and automated precision manufactured clock parts and mechanical and quartz movements.