UAB Juodeliai, the Lithuanian wood processing company, has embarked on the construction of its second production facility, adjacent to the pallet components plant that was opened in 2021. Since its commencement in June 2023, the construction has been progressing smoothly and is on schedule. It is expected that the second production plant will commence operations in the summer of 2024.
The existing capacity of UAB Juodeliai already reaches an impressive 1.3 million cubic meters of processed raw materials per year. By establishing the second plant in Marijampolė, the company aims to expand the range of utilized raw materials and further enhance its ability to produce more specific products.
Covering a total area of approximately 14.7 hectares, the new production facility will be equipped with state-of-the-art machinery and technologies, ensuring efficient and sustainable wood processing operations. The investment made by UAB Juodeliai in this expansion project amounts to €40 million.
The decision to establish the second plant in Marijampolė was driven by several factors. Firstly, the strategic location of the city provides easy access to transportation routes, enabling efficient distribution of the company’s products both domestically and internationally. Additionally, Marijampolė has a well-developed infrastructure and a skilled workforce, making it an ideal location for such an investment.
The expansion of UAB Juodeliai’s production capacity is expected to have a positive impact on the local economy. The construction of the second plant has already created numerous job opportunities, and once operational, the facility will further contribute to employment growth in the region.
Furthermore, the establishment of the second production facility aligns with UAB Juodeliai’s commitment to sustainable practices. The company places great emphasis on responsible forest management and ensures that all raw materials used in its operations are sourced from certified forests. By expanding its production capabilities, UAB Juodeliai will be able to process a larger volume of sustainably sourced wood, thereby contributing to the preservation of Lithuania’s rich forestry resources.
As UAB Juodeliai progresses with the construction of its second production facility, the company remains dedicated to maintaining the highest quality standards. This commitment is reflected in its ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications, which demonstrate its adherence to rigorous quality management and environmental practices.
In conclusion, the construction of UAB Juodeliai’s second production facility in Marijampolė signifies an important milestone for the company. With its expanded capacity and ability to produce more specific products, UAB Juodeliai is well-positioned to meet the growing demands of the wood processing industry. This development not only benefits the company but also contributes to the local economy and the sustainable management of Lithuania’s forests.