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22/03/2021 /  UAB Juodeliai FSC® Chain of Custody recertification audit result: amended certificate scope permitting to purchase FSC®-certified and controlled wood from Latvia

In March this year, the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai performed an FSC® Chain of Custody recertification audit. The audit was completed in 4 days (it took place on March 2 and March 15–17). This year, the FSC® Chain of Custody audit resulted in both, recertification and amendment of the certificate scope to purchase FSC®-certified and controlled wood from Latvia.

The aim of this audit was to assess UAB Juodeliai compliance in accordance with the requirements of the CoC (FSC-STD-40-004 V3), Controlled Wood (FSC-STD-40-005 V3-1) and Trademarks (FSC-STD-50-001 V2-0) standards. The annual audit was conducted by the long-term partner of the company, international certification organisation UAB NEPCon Lt.

12/01/2021 /  UAB Juodeliai ends year 2020 with opening of new packaging elements plant

Preparatory work for a world-class packaging elements plant began in 2018. In September 2019, the construction of the world’s fastest production line for short packaging elements was officially started in Marijampolė Municipality by the symbolic burial of the capsule in November 2020, the first log has been cut.

The technological capacity of the new production facility of the wood processing company UAB Juodeliai is twice as high as that of the three currently operating production facilities of the company. It is expected that the company will manufacture over 500,000 m3 of products in the new facility and will process up to 1 million m3 of round wood.

All processes in the new plant are fully automated and standardised to match production speed and flexibility. The factory features an unrivalled cutting line.

Having implemented the investment project worth 50 million EUR, the company aims to become the second largest manufacturer of pallet elements in Europe.

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