The founders of the first tyre industry union in Turkey called “İstanbul Tyre and Rubber Industries Workers Union”
Seated (Left to Right): Hüseyin MAĞARA (Treasurer), Mehmet TUNALI (President), Abdurrahman YAVUZ, Hasan CESUR.
Standing (Left to Right): M. Ali SARSMAZ, H. OĞUZ, M. Hayri KANTOĞLU (General Secretary), Hamdi ERKAN (Vice President), Nevzat AKDENİZ (Accountant), M. Aziz ERKMEN (not a founder)
*Founders Ahmet SAYGI and Osman MİHLAÇ are not in the photograph.
5 September 1983
Vahdettin Karabay, Naci Çelikoğlu, Ahmet Teker, Muzaffer Kurt, Akif Pehlivan, Remzi Tunç and Şerafettin Yığın founded Laspetkim-İş Union.