Press Statement Issued by Mehmet Pekarun, Head of the Sabancı Holding’s Tire, Tire Reinforcement and Automotive Group

31.01.2011
  • MEHMET PEKARUN, HEAD OF SABANCI HOLDING'S TIRE, TIRE REINFORCEMENT AND AUTOMOTIVE GROUP: "FOR ONE WEEK WE CEASED PRODUCTION AT THE TEMSA GLOBAL AND THE KORDSA GLOBAL PLANTS IN EGYPT BECAUSE OF THE EVENTS OCCURRING IN THAT COUNTRY"

For one week, production has been halted at two of Sabancı Holding's subsidiaries, the Temsa Global and the Kordsa Global plants operating in Egypt, because of the events in that country.

mehmet_pekarun_orjinal.jpgMehmet Pekarun, the Head of the Sabancı Holding's Tire, Tire Reinforcement and Automotive Group presented further information on this topic: "Our employees, our most important resources, travelled back to Turkey during the weekend. Although the events seen do not directly affect either the Temsal Global or the Kordsa Global production plants, we have taken this decision due to the curfew imposed and limited communication facilities available. We will re-evaluate the situation in a week".

Mr. Pekarun also said "Our wish is that peace and stability is re-established in the country and that the events come to a conclusion as soon as possible."