09/11/2016 /  UAB Juodeliai Has Established a Nomination in The Most Innovative Teachers’ Awards

The association of Knowledge Economy Forum, which the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai has been a member of since September 2016, has launched a brand new and unique initiative—The Most Innovative Teachers’ Awards—the goal of which is to contribute to the improvement of the prestige of the educator’s profession.

According to the director of Knowledge Economy Forum, Arminas Varanauskas, “In order to create a Lithuania based on knowledge and creativity, we must invest in education. And high-quality education starts with a teacher who is competent, self-confident, and publicly respected”, that is why the Knowledge Economy Forum association together with its partners has under taken this kind of initiative for the first time in Lithuania.

The title of The Most Innovative Teacher will be awarded to 6 teachers in Lithuania based on the criteria of the educator’s professionalism, educational leadership, continuous learning, and making use of technology in the process of education. Furthermore, 4 additional nominations will be awarded this year: The Most International School, The Head of the School of the Year, The Provider of Informal STEAM Education of the Year, and The Audience Teacher of the Year.

UAB Juodeliai is the founder of one of the main nominations—The Most Innovative Teacher of Arts and Technology. The winners will be announced at a solemn award ceremony that will take place on December 14, 2016. The closing date is November 13, so it is still possible to apply, and to nominate the teachers deserving this at the website:

12/10/2016 /  UAB Juodeliai representative attended one of the largest packaging technology exhibitions

On the 27th to 29th of September one of the most important packaging technology exhibitions in Europe took place in Nuremberg. This year’s exhibition, which first opened in 1979, was being held for the 37th time and saw a record number of 1,560 exhibitors from many different parts of the world.

More than 43,000 visitors came to the exhibition where the most innovative packaging and labelling solutions, including package machines, packaging materials, label printers, and recycling of pallet and package equipment, were presented.

The representative of the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai accepted the invitation from a company that has been a partner for many years, and attended the exhibition where he had an opportunity to meet with representatives from diverse sectors as well as to make the acquaintance of some potential partners.

28/09/2016 /  UAB Juodeliai joins the Association of Knowledge Economy Forum

From September 20 this year, the UAB Juodeliai wood processing company became a member of the Association of Knowledge Economy Forum. Knowledge Economy Forum is an expert non-governmental organization which has now been operating for fifteen years and aims to develop a competitive state by using knowledge and creativity. Main activity areas: progressive and innovative business, lifelong learning, and open and knowledge-based state governance. The Association unites representatives from more than 50 different sectors; business, science, government and society.

UAB Juodeliai attracted the attention of the Association members last year when it was taking part in the Knowledge Economy enterprise awards, in which it reached the final stage as one of the top three traditional industry enterprises (for implementation of innovations in company activities). The company also attracted attention by its initiatives in education. One such initiatives was its participation in the project for the establishment of a demonstration and training plantation of Christmas trees and decorative plants.

We are glad to join the team of industry leaders whose voice is recognized and valued in national level decision-making.

19/09/2016 /  Certification of the Integrated Management System of UAB Juodeliai Successfully Extended

On 5 September 2016, an annual surveillance audit of the integrated management system of the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai was carried out. The objective of the audit was to evaluate the compliance of the integrated management system with the requirements of international quality, environmental, and occupational health and safety (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001) standards, and to identify possible directions for the improvement of the management system.

The surveillance audit was carried out by a long-term partner of UAB Juodeliai, the international certification company Bureau Veritas. Upon visiting the company’s central office, and the production units in Jūrė and Radviliškis, the auditors have not found any cases of non-compliance.

In the course of the audit, the following strengths of the quality, environmental, and occupational health and safety management system have been highlighted: attitude of the management, making the importance of understanding of the clients’ needs clear to all employees, competence of the staff, and continuous improvement of the system.

A positive evaluation by the auditors encourages the company to continue analysing the clients’ needs and expectations, improve the efficiency of business processes, identify risks and opportunities of processes while implementing the latest, internationally accepted, standards of the quality management and environmental management systems, ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.

01/09/2016 /  UAB Juodeliai traditionally congratulates the children of the company’s employees on their first day of school

UAB Juodeliai wood processing company follows a beautiful tradition of congratulating all the school-age children of the company’s employees on their first day of school by giving symbolic gifts, while the most diligent pupils also receive a monetary award.

This year, on the 1st September more than 150 school-age children of the company’s employees are starting the new school year. In order to make this new beginning more meaningful, the children received books based on their age (pre-schoolers, school-aged, students). We have also provided for their safety by giving safety reflectors to both the young and the older ones.

This is the third consecutive year that Juodeliai & Co Donations and Sponsorship Foundation has granted monetary awards to the most diligent children of grades 5-12. Based on their results in 2015-2016, this year monetary awards were granted to the three best pupils with an overall score higher than 9.

UAB Juodeliai congratulates all the pupils and students on their first day of school and wishes them an excellent school year.