International Watch Co., also known as I.W.C., is a Swiss watch manufacturer since 1868. Located in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, the company expresses its refinement through the detailed craftsman work. The American founder of I.W.C. wanted to combine the craftsmanship of the Swiss with the modern engineering technology of the U.S. to manufacture movements and watch parts for the American market. He became the pioneer of hydropower watches.