30/05/2017 /  UAB Juodeliai contributes to supporting volunteer initiatives

As of September 2016, upon renovation, Vilnius University Legal Clinic has been open to public. This clinic provides free legal support for socially vulnerable persons, non-governmental organisations and start-ups. Legal support, with the aid of faculty’s academic staff, professional advocates and lawyers, is provided by VU Legal faculty last year students.

This is a volunteer initiative which is free and indispensable for people who are unable to afford legal services. In the meantime, law students have an excellent opportunity to acquire practical knowledge and to help people. This simultaneously enables developing legal education, helping people better defend their rights, and applying students’ knowledge in practice more efficiently. The initiative is being supported by a number of partners: sponsors, patrons and donors. Wood processing company UAB Juodeliai is one of them.

The year 2016 was highly significant for VU Legal Clinic. It reached a limit of 50,000 legal consultations, and with the help of its sponsors it also renovated its premises and is now ready to flourish and implement its important mission. Renovated and well-kept premises create a more welcoming space to receive people and provide necessary support, while modern technologies enable on-line and distance consultations for people all over Lithuania. In VU Legal Clinic, students will be able to consult people eye-to-eye or via high quality broadcasts and ensure safe exchange of data.

10/05/2017 /  Annual General Meeting of the EPAL National Committee in the Baltic States

The general meeting of the EPAL National Committee in the Baltic States was convened on 21 April of this year, which was also attended by the representative of UAB Juodeliai, a wood processing company.

During the meeting, the participants reviewed the EPAL events, the last year’s operational plan was presented and other issues relevant to the Baltic manufacturers were discussed. The disclosed statistical indicators manifested that the number of the pallets manufactured by the EPAL in 2016 increased by nearly 9 per cent worldwide (producing 80.5 million pallets) as compared to 2015, where production yielded 73.6 million pallets.

UAB Juodeliai membership in the EPAL offered better conditions for communication and more efficient cooperation with other manufacturers of pallet components and wooden pallets.

10/04/2017 /  Annual Audit for FSC® Chain of Custody Compliance at UAB Juodeliai Successfully Completed

From March 15th till 21st 2017, at UAB Juodeliai, a wood processing company, an annual surveillance audit to verify continued compliance with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody certification requirements was conducted. The aim of this audit is to evaluate compliance of company’s activity and processes with FSC® standard requirements. The annual surveillance audit was conducted by UAB NEPCon LT, an FSC international certification body.

The audit started on March 15th 2017 when a representative of the UAB NEPCon Lt visited the headquarters of UAB Juodeliai in Marijampolė. Company’s production units were visited on the other days. Production chain procedures have been reviewed, the due diligence system (DDS) analysis has been conducted and contact with the company’s responsible employees and partners has taken place. At the production units, raw material takings, production, sales and transport document billing and accounting have been inspected.

Upon completion of the annual audit, we would like to emphasize that we appreciate very much both the positive evaluation presented by UAB NEPCon LT auditor and useful comments and recommendations received. They encourage us to go further while improving our activity and obligate to pursue higher quality standards.

30/03/2017 /  Once again UAB Juodeliai Participated in VGTU Career Days 2017

On 16 March 2017, the contact fair Career Days 2017 of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) took place. Vilnius City Mayor Remigijus Šimašius officially opened the fair and gave a welcome speech.

More than 100 of the top Lithuanian and foreign-owned companies and organisations had their displays at the Career Days where they introduced their operations and working principles, and made some offers for work or training. Young people also had the opportunity to participate in „Speed Business Meetings”.

As usual, for the third year in a row, this event was attended by wood processing company UAB Juodeliai, with its display attracting a large crowd of students and graduates just like in earlier years. Taking part in events like this allows the company to make direct contact with promising young professionals.

15/03/2017 /  Changes in UAB Juodeliai Team

On February 24, wood processing company UAB Juodeliai organised the annual meeting of its administrative staff where the action plans, goals and projects for 2017–2018 were presented. Naturally, the meeting began with the review of the previous year – 2016 – which saw an all-time record turnover of the company amounting to 35 million Euros.

The company would have never achieved these record figures without its team of employees that continued to grow and develop in the previous year. In February 2017, the company introduced a new position of Finance Director and Director to improve the structure of management. Saulius Bitinas who has a long-term experience in top managing positions became the director of UAB Juodeliai and from now on will be directly responsible for the daily operations of the company and achievement of set goals.

The second part of the meeting was dedicated to the lecture given by yachtsman Paulius Kovas who shared his experiences on how one should act at sea and in everyday business illustrating his story with photographs, movies and recollections from his trip around the world in the yacht Ambersail.