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27/10/2017 /  UAB Juodeliai attends the Career Days

On 17 October 2017, UAB Juodeliai, a wood processing company, participated in WANTed Career Days at Kaunas Technological University (KTU). This is the largest fair in the Baltics bringing in touch students and businesses. This year the event has been organised for the 13th time.

More than 130 companies and organisations displayed their stands during the Career Days, which attracted the attention of around 9,000 students, graduates and pupils. All enterprises participating in the event demonstrated their uniqueness and value not only for customers but also for future employees. Traditionally, the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai has been attending this career fair for six consecutive years.

The company representatives are not only involved in headhunting at the Career Fairs, but also introduce the company activities and perspectives to students, which helps to quickly attract new specialists for a number of vacancies in this growing enterprise.

12/10/2017 /  Chinese Delegation visit at UAB Juodeliai

This year, on the 21st of September, the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai was visited by the Chinese delegation of China’s Pallet Professional Committee. The visit was organized at the initiative of China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP). The delegation consisted of 17 representatives of 11 companies. The aim of the visit was to get to know the Lithuanian – Latvian pallet market and production trends and to establish long-term business relations.

The delegation visited the company’s production centre in Radviliškis, where representatives of the company presented production technologies, showed the warehouse and production process, as well as acquainted the delegation with the quality and sorting of the company’s production. After the visit to the production centre, the delegation was invited for a business lunch followed by a brief conference during which Lithuanian wood industry and a vision for the expansion of UAB Juodeliai to the Chinese market were discussed. The Federation and the Committee were satisfied with the visit to the company and expressed their hope to increase cooperation and to strengthen relations.

The visit shows that UAB Juodeliai is on the right track in strengthening business relations with Chinese producers, while the company’s representative in China makes a massive contribution to this effort.

29/09/2017 /  25/09/2017 / UAB Juodeliai contributes to supporting volunteer initiatives

One year ago, on 13 September 2016, Vilnius University Legal Clinic was opened to the public after renovation. Wood processing company UAB Juodeliai is one of the partners who contributed to the support of the initiative.

Vilnius University Legal Clinic has made considerable progress over the year by welcoming more residents that require consulting, by devoting great attention to consultants’ qualification improvements, by signing mutually beneficial cooperation agreements with public institutions and non-governmental organisations. The organisation’s visibility in the public and in the media is growing.

Please have a look at the video about the organisation by clicking this link.

21/09/2017 /  UAB Juodeliai successfully underwent a procedure of monitoring re-audit of quality, environment protection, occupational health and safety management systems

On 30–31 August 2017, an external monitoring audit (in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001) of management systems of UAB Juodeliai wood processing company was conducted. The monitoring re-audit was carried out by an international certification company Bureau Veritas, which has been a partner of UAB Juodeliai for many years.

During the visits at the central office of the company, and production centres in Jūrė, Akmenynai and Radviliškis, no non-conformities have been detected. Positive auditors’ assessments encourage the company to continue improving business processes, and, by applying preventive measures to forecast process risks, as well as to find new opportunities while implementing the newest internationally accepted standards of quality, environment protection, occupational health and safety management.

14/09/2017 /  UAB Juodeliai recognized as one of the London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe

Wood processing company UAB Juodeliai has been included in the second edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s landmark 1000 Companies to Inspire Europe report, showcasing Europe’s most inspiring and fast growing small and medium-sized companies. To be selected for the list, businesses had to demonstrate not only positive growth in revenue over the last three years, but also outperform their country peers.

Over the past three years, the annual growth of 1000 companies exceeded 100%, and the annual growth of 100 largest companies increased by more than 730%. 20% of the companies listed in the report are in the manufacturing and engineering sector, which is the biggest sector represented in the report. Over the past two years, the companies created more than 43% of new jobs. The report showcases exceptional levels of innovation with almost 8000 patents and registered trademarks generated by 1000 companies – these numbers increased twofold compared to 2016.

This year the official launch of the publication and the reception were held on the 5th of September at the European Parliament in Brussels. The event was attended by Director General of UAB Juodeliai A. Zimnickas and Director S. Bitinas.

The launch was hosted by Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice President European Commission and Xavier Rolet , CEO, London Stock Exchange Group, and joined by European MEPs as well as local and international media.

During the event, London Stock Exchange Group Chief Executive Officer emphasized critical importance of fastest growing companies’ across the continent to innovation, job creation and Europe’s future economic resilience. Vice-President of the European Commission said: “Europe needs more fast-growing and innovative companies as they are the backbone of our future economic development and job creation.“

5 Lithuanian companies were included in the report, with a single representative of Lithuania and the Baltic countries, UAB Juodeliai, having been invited to the event. We are glad to be seen as the fastest growing company having important contribution to the future of the European economy.

More information on methodology and a full searchable database of all of the companies along with a downloadable pdf of the publication can be found online at www.1000companies.com