The “Swissmem – Suisse romande” office maintains the link between the member companies in western Switzerland and the head office in Zurich. This ensures that Swissmem's clients in French-speaking Switzerland receive direct, intensive support and facilitates close, on-the-spot contact with the authorities, media and the wider business community.
The activities of Swissmem – Suisse romande are defined in close cooperation with the "Comité Romand", which consists of representatives of Swissmem member companies from the French-speaking part of Switzerland. The Lausanne office offers training in addition to the courses provided by the Swissmem Executive College in Prilly.
Béatrice Martin-Flatin provides information and advice to companies concerning employment law, the Collective Employment Agreement (MEM CEA) and the HR Code of Conduct. She provides intensive support for cases under her supervision. With her experience and customer focus, she quickly and pragmatically addresses each company’s requirements.
Fascinated by the industry, Béatrice Martin-Flatin also provides legal training and organizes activities to promote the role of women.
As an innovation consultant, Philippe Nasch assists companies in formulating their technological innovation projects. In particular, he provides support in defining technical, financial and legal requirements. Philippe Nasch has ten years of experience in the area of academic research and over 15 years in R&D at industrial production facilities.
Olivier Habegger is responsible for the French-speaking unit at Swissmem Vocational Training. He provides information and support to companies, training centres and vocational colleges in their vocational training projects and keeps them updated on current training materials. He also represents the interests of French-speaking Switzerland in various vocational training projects.
|3D Précision SA||Delémont||Dominique Beuchat|
|APCO Technologies SA||Aigle||Mme Aude Pugin|
|Bobst Mex SA||Lausanne||Philippe Milliet|
|Caran d’Ache SA||Thônex||Jean-François de Saussure|
|Ceff Centre de formation professionnelle BE||St-Imier||Cédric Bassin|
|Cepim SA||Delémont||Charles-André Schaublin|
|Constellium Valais SA||Chippis/Sierre||Lionel Thomas|
|DC Swiss SA||Malleray||Claude Sudan|
|Dixi Holding SA||Le Locle||Pierre Castella|
|FAJI SA||Bévilard||Raymond Stauffer|
|GF Machining Solutions SA||Meyrin||Jean-Marc Hug|
|Kugler-Bimétal SA||le Lignon GE||Jérôme Chanton|
|Kummer Frères SA||Tramelan||Stéphane Terrier|
|Meili Technology SA||Bex||Martin Hedman|
|MPS MicroPrecision SA||Bienne||Grégoire Bagnoud|
|SOLO Swiss SA||Porrentruy||Mme Anne-Sophie Spérisen|
|Steiger Participations SA||Vionnaz||Pierre-Yves Bonvin|
|Usines Métallurgiques de Vallorbe||Vallorbe||René Ronchetti|
|Wago Contact SA||Domdidier||Frédéric Riva|
|WIFAG-Polytype SA||Fribourg||François Butty|
|Willemin-Macodel SA||Delémont||Patrick Haegeli|
|Swissmem – Suisse romande||Lausanne||Philippe Cordonier (Secrétaire)|
The CR aims to guide the decisions made by Swissmem’s official bodies with a view to promoting French-speaking Switzerland, in line with the region’s mission.
The CR therefore performs an advisory role. In this role, the members of the CR should – wherever possible – be the first point of contact for any Swissmem decisions, ongoing and upcoming projects, and activities.
In particular, the CR may be consulted on the following subjects (list not exhaustive) relating to French-speaking Switzerland:
- training policy and job promotion
- acquiring new members
- federal and cantonal political issues
- promoting and defending the association, its members and the industrial activity
- fostering innovation
- defending economic interests specific to French-speaking Switzerland