During the visit, also some high officials of the Spanish Diplomatic representation in China were with us
Today, Monday 8th, the Speaker President of the Spanish Congress, Mr. Jesus Posada, has paid a visit to the facility that Fagor Arrasate has in China. This factory is located in Kunshan, near Shanghai. This facility has experienced a spectacular growth since its opening only some few years ago and it is forecasting for this year 2013 a total sales of 50 million euro and a total workforce of 170 Employees. It is already a leading reference in the Chinese market in the field of presses and stamping systems as well as cutting lines as the Company applies the high quality standards and working procedures of Europe as well as the most strict and exigent levels in safety, prevention, ergonomy and social responsibility, being now a reference facility in the sector in China. Fagor Arrasate is a continuous supplier of companies as important as Volkswagen China, Shanghai General Motors, Great Wall, Baosteel, Tisco, Grupo Gestamp, FAW Group, Foton…..
Together with Mr. Posada, a Parlamentary Delegation of the Congress visited Fagor: Mr. Javier Barrero López, Second Vicepresident; Mr. Ignacio Gil Lázaro, First Secretary; Mr. Alfonso Alonso Aranegui, GPP Speaker;. Mrs. Soraya Rodríguez Ramos, GPS Speaker; Mr. Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida, GP CIU Speaker; Mr. José Luis Centella Gómez, GPIP Speacker; Mrs. Teresa Orjales Vidal, President’s Office Director; Mr.Jorge Villarino Marzo, International Relationships Director; Mr. José Luis Ramos González, Office’s Communication Director and Mrs. Almudena López Garrido, Delegation’s secretary. During the visit, also some high officials of the Spanish Diplomatic representation in China were with us: Mr. Manuel Valencia, Spanish Ambassador in China; Mrs. Maria Salcedo, First Secretary of the Embassy; Mr. Gonzalo Ortiz, Spanish Consul in Shanghai and Mrs. Almudena Castaner, Commercial Aggregate . From Chinese side, the Major of Suzhou, the Mayor of Kunshand as well as the Qianden’s Party Secretary attended the visit. All of them were welcomed by the top managers of Fagor Arrasate led by Plant’s CEO, Mr. Jon Agirre