USM was founded in 1885 by Ulrich Schaerer. It started off as a locksmith workshop that specialised in accessories for windows, hinges and steel plates. The factory was established in Munsingen , Switzerland, where it is still located today.
The Pantone colour of the year 2020 – Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue Pantone Color Institute predicts seasonal colour trends and it partners with global brands, developing the power, emotion and colour that best fits their strategy. It also influences purchasing decisions in several sectors, such as fashion, décor, and industrial and