On July 10th, the deputy president of the Turkish union Türk Metal, Halil Faki Erdal, visited the Siemens Switchgear Factory in Frankfurt together with Albayrak Halil and Keklik Ismael, union representatives from the Siemens switchgear factory in Gebze, Turkey, and Burak Ekmekçioğlu, the International Secretary of Türk Metal.
Helmut Lense, former director of IndustriAll, Christian Egner from the local IG Metall office in Frankfurt and André Gunia from the International Department of IG Metall accompanied the visitors from Turkey.
Marcello d´Ambrogio, Chairman of the Works Council of the Siemens Factory in Frankfurt, and Dietmar Kuttner, member of the Central Works Council of Siemens in Germany, gave some information about the plant and discussed the questions of the union representatives from Turkey with them. They also gave a comprehensive factory tour.
The Turkish union representatives also visited the local IG Metall office. Christian Egner explained the work of IG Metall.
(Report: Dirk Linder)