Chinese Minister YIN Weimin visits COMET AG

The Chinese Minister for Human Resources and Social Security YIN Weimin is visiting Comet AG in Flamatt – before meeting Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs (FDEA) in Bern.


The main focus of the visit to COMET AG is the issue of safety at work and health protection. Swissmem President Hans Hess selected the globally active COMET Group for the company visit because its technological market leadership is mainly secured by measures which guarantee high quality and safety at work. The safety at work required by legislation and quality management has been anchored for years at a strategic and operating level within the company and is monitored and developed further by systematic training. Safety at work at COMET AG covers an above-average range of measures which include radiation protection, handling chemicals, high voltage technology and mechanical processing.

Minister YIN Weimin and his official representatives of China will be accompanied by TAN Duisheng, chargé d’affaires a.i. at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Switzerland and other official representatives of Switzerland, including Mr Serge Gaillard, Head of the Labour Directorate, State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Federal Department of Economic Affairs (FDEA), Mr Pascal Richoz, Head of the Working Conditions Division, Labour Directorate SECO, FDEA, and Mr Jean-Jacques ELMIGER, Ambassador, Head of International Labour Affairs, Labour Directorate, SECO, FDEA.