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20/04/2018 /  Annual Audit for FSC® Chain of Custody Successfully Completed at UAB Juodeliai

An annual FSC® Chain of Custody audit was conducted at UAB Juodeliai, a wood processing company. The purpose of the audit was to evaluate the company’s compliance with the Chain of Custody Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3), Controlled Wood Standard (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1) and Trademark Standard (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0). The annual audit was carried out by an international certification body UAB NEPCon Lt.

The audit lasted four days (on 15 March, 19-20 March and 29 March), during which a review of the manufacturing chain procedures and an analysis of the Due Diligence System (DDS) were made. The raw materials’ acceptance, products’ manufacturing, and issue of and accounting for sale and transportation documents were checked. The auditor communicated with responsible employees in both production units and the headquarters of the company.

Upon completion of the audit, we are pleased to have received both a positive evaluation and useful comments and recommendations from the auditor of UAB NEPCon Lt which encourage our further improvements and compliance with even higher quality standards.

29/03/2018 /  UAB Juodeliai traditionally participated in contact fair VGTU Career Days 2018

VGTU Career Days 2018 is the largest career contact fair in Vilnius lasting nearly two months. It is a place where the most talented students and promising business and public sector organisations meet. It is estimated that the event attracts over 5,000 participants.

This is already the fourth year in a row that wood processing company UAB Juodeliai attended the companies’ contact fair Career Days 2018 hosted by Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) on 15 March.

This year, the companies’ contact fair drew unparalleled interest from the business sector – over 100 companies and organisations displayed their stands and had an excellent opportunity to meet their future trainees and staff. Students had a chance to find places for their internship, start or change the path of their career, learn about the behind-the-scenes of businesses and talk to the most prominent business representatives.

Through participation in such events the company gets an opportunity to present itself to the target audience of the students of VGTU and Vilnius, to increase its brand awareness and recognisability among students, to discover young specialists who would possibly join the company’s staff as well as establish contacts with promising students and members of the VGTU community.

19/03/2018 /  UAB Juodeliai among 300 exhibitors at Dubai Wood Show 2018

On 12–14 March 2018, UAB Juodeliai, a wood processing company, participated in the international trade show Dubai Wood Show 2018 held in Dubai (UAE). This year, the show brought together 300 companies from 55 countries worldwide and over 12,000 visitors from 95 countries.

Since its debut in 2006, the trade show has grown into one of the largest events of wood industry in the Middle East, offering real business development opportunities on a global scale. It is already the 13th year in a row that the annual 3-day event becomes a platform for companies to showcase their products and the latest cutting-edge technologies, discuss and share their experience and establish new business contacts.

UAB Juodeliai had its own exhibition stand at the show which surprised the organisers and attendees by its exceptionality and smart implementation of the project idea. Over 160 manufacturers and traders from a variety of countries – Saudi Arabia, Japan, India, the Sultanate of Oman, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Singapore, Iran, Sudan, the United Arab Emirates and Israel – stopped by for an informal meeting with the representatives of the company.

14/02/2018 /  Marijampolė – Lithuanian Capital of Culture 2018

For this special year of Lithuania celebrating 100 years of its state restoration, Marijampolė was chosen to be the Lithuanian Capital of Culture. The Lithuanian Capital of Culture project has been organised since 2010. In 2017, this title was bestowed to the Klaipėda City Municipality while Marijampolė will pass it on to Rokiškis in 2019.

The programme consists of four categories integrating music, art and literature, media art, and tourism and urban areas. During this year, the programme will offer a variety of events which will reveal the history of the city, changes of cultural traditions, cultural diversity, and will introduce the ever-changing city of Marijampolė and its people.

Some of the programme events will extend not only beyond the walls of the city but also the territory of Lithuania because certain projects will be implemented by Lithuanians abroad and Marijampolė natives living in foreign countries. The programme will capture attention with the names of notable artists. One of them is Ray, a well-known Lithuanian artist living in New York for a quarter of a century, who will present an exhibition of his most recent works. Another guest of the programme is Violeta Urmanavičiūtė-Urmana, a world-famous opera soloist, who will give a concert with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra.

During the cultural year, Marijampolė will host the known and new art festivals, celebrations, exhibitions and other cultural happenings. UAB Juodeliai, a wood processing company, will support the implementation of the project Marijampolė – Lithuanian Capital of Culture 2018 as its general sponsor.

12/01/2018 /  Most important figures and facts of UAB Juodeliai for the year 2017:

  • 37 million EUR turnover reached;
  • 222,000 m3 production made;
  • Became a member of the Investors‘ Forum Association;
  • Was recognised as one of 1,000 companies to inspire Europe (London Stock Exchange Group);
  • Successfully completed integrated management system recertification audit;
  • Reached the final round of the “Knowledge Economy Company” competition;
  • Successfully completed the annual audit of the manufacturing section system of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®);
  • Signed an agency agreement with a representative in China;
  • Was recognised as one of the Lithuanian industry sector leaders.