Campaign "paDAROM" ("Let's Make It") in the territory of the joint-stock company "Swedspan Girių Bizonas"
On May 17, the civic campaign "paDarom 2013" ("Let's Make It 2013") was organized in UAB "Swedspan Girių Bizonas" – the cleanup action took place in the entire territory of the company.Read More »
2013 05 02
UAB „Swedspan Giriu Bizonas" evaluated for health and safety
The joint stock company „Swedspan Giriu Bizonas" won the second place in Lithuania at the European Good Practice Awards „Working together for Risks Preventions 2012".Read More »
2013 05 02
Employees Delighted by the Wholesome Food Day
April 28, World Health and Safety Day was celebrated by the joint-stock company „Swedspan Giriu Bizonas" organizing events throughout the week.
The wholesome food day gained probably the most of attention when employees treated themselves to apples and natural juice at the lunch table, and the dishes were prepared following all the healthy nutrition rules.
2012 12 21
UAB Swedspan Girių Bizonas Was Presented with the "Successfully Operating Company" Award
At the end of 2012, UAB Swedspan Girių Bizonas has received some joyful news: our performance in the recent period was recognized, and we were presented with the honourable award. Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists (LCI) has awarded the company the title of "Successfully Operating Company 2012".Read More »
2012 11 28
Swedspan Girių Bizonas invites pupils to learn about wood industry
There is a saying that one should look around their immediate surroundings before travelling to the wide world. Indeed, sometimes it does not take a faraway trip to learn something interesting. This was what pupils from the Kazlų Rūda Kazys Grinius gymnasium realized during their visit to the particle board manufacturer Swedspan Girių Bizonas.Read More »
2012 11 19
Working group highlights social responsibility
Open and regular reports on the activities of the company and making the needs of the immediate environment heard are the elements that ground the socially responsible existence of the particle board manufacturer Swedspan Girių Bizonas in Kazlų Rūda town. As the new financial year is gaining momentum, the time had come for a traditional sitting of the working group, which was attended by the company's director general Regina Zasienė and the town's mayor Vytautas Kanevičius with other representatives of the society: Juozas Vitukynas, Česlovas Andriušis, Rolandas Vosylius and Rimantas Launikonis.Read More »
2012 10 18
Swedish Embassy visits Kazlų Rūda-based companies from the IKEA Group
Since as many as two large Swedish capital companies are based in Kazlų Rūda, it is hardly surprising that the town often enjoys visitors from Sweden. This time it was Ambassador of Sweden Cecilia Ruthström-Ruin and her colleagues who paid a visit to the particle board manufacturer Swedspan Girių Bizonas and the furniture manufacturer Swedwood Kazlų Rūda.
2012 10 01
Swedspan Girių Bizonas has given 18 thousand litas for support
The competition for support held by Swedspan Girių Bizonas with intention to sponsor good initiatives has finished. After a thorough selection and considerations three winners were chosen. They were the projects provided by the Cultural centre of Kazlų Rūda Municipality, the Primary school of Bagotoji and Chief Police Headquarters of Marijampolė County.Read More »
2012 09 28
Amazing prizes for winners of race walking competition
In the beginning of summer, when the world was only preparing for the Olympic Games, mood for sports was felt in Swedspan Girių Bizonas. Employees of the company participated in the competition called Žingsniuojam į Londono olimpines žaidynes (Let's race walk into the London Olympic Games). By using a pedometer thirteen participants "have reached" the capital of Great Britain and the first three won the winner titles like in the real Olympic Games.Read More »
2012 09 10
IKEA Industry Group Manager Leif Hultman visits SWEDSPAN Giriu Bizonas
Leif Hultman appreciates successful development of the plant
Latest investments in plant are shown
The IKEA Industry Group Manager Leif Hultman visited the SWEDSPAN Giriu Bizonas plant on 10th of September 2012. Swedspan, an international producer of wood-based panels and belonging to the IKEA Industry Group, has implemented an investment program for the plant in the last years and increased the capacity of the production significantly.Read More »
2012 07 13
Memories were revived at the meeting of Swedspan Girių Bizonas veterans
Swedspan Girių Bizonas Community Fair that took place in May was marked by an important arrangement: many of plant ex-workers met on that day. Decision to organize a separate meeting with veterans has been taken. It took less than two months to carry out that promise; on July 12, approximately half hundred of plant veterans gathered in a cosy Swedspan Girių Bizonas conference hall.Read More »
2012 05 28
Swedspan Girių Bizonas welcomes hundreds on Open Day
Inflatable bouncer and cheering children. A lot of colourful paints and brushes for a record-size painting. A carriage as if from a book of fairy tales. Sounds of music. Is it really how the particle board factory looks like? Yes, if it is Swedspan Girių Bizonas which held Open Day on May 26 and this festival as a present to the town of Kazlų Rūda.
2012 04 30
The call for tenders for the selection of Swedspan Girių Bizonas UAB projects for the year 2012 has commenced
The call for tenders to receive financial support from Swedspan Girių Bizonas UAB is organized.
The projects for the tender shall be accepted from 1 May 2012 to 1 June 2012.
2012 03 22
One more step towards Swedspan Girių Bizonas New Biofuel Plant
On 16 March the Marijampolė Region Environmental Protection Department accepted the environmental impact assessment report on the new biofuel boiler of the Kazlų Rūda-based company Swedspan Girių Bizonas, which is part of the Swedish IKEA group.
2012 02 13
EIA Report on New Biofuel Plant Enters a New Phase
Impact assessment report on new biofuel plant gets to the new phase. After fulfilling the task of presenting the Report to the public, this document was presented to all responsible authorities. Since all competent authorities approved the report, now it is transferred to Marijampolė Regional Environmental Protection Department (MREPD).Read More »
2011 11 29
EIA Report on New Biofuel Plant Presented to Public
29 11 2011
On November 28 this year, particle board manufacturer UAB Swedspan Girių Bizonas, part of the IKEA group, presented the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on the 82-MW plant installation to the public.Read More »
2011 11 11
UAB SWEDSPAN Girių Bizonas presents EIA report on new biofuel plant
Kazlų Rūda, 11/11/2011
On November 11 this year, particle board manufacturer UAB Swedspan Girių Bizonas, part of the IKEA group, announced an environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on the new biofuel capacity plant drawn up by UAB Sweco Lietuva.Read More »
2011 10 24
Production is running up after an annual preventive stop
The stability of the production of Swedspan Girių Bizonas depends upon the equipment reliability. In order to achieve smooth and safe process of production, the production is stopped once a year for the inspection and repair of the facilities.Read More »
2011 10 19
EMPLOYEE HONOR AWARDS
Swedspan group CEO Christian Günther Schwarz visited "Swedspan Giriu Bizonas" on 19th of October. Swedspan Giriu Bizonas team has been congratulated with the good results achieved in FY 11 which makes the mother company proud of its unit in Lithuania.Read More »
2011 10 04
IKEA CEO congratulated Swedspan Girių Bizonas
On 4 October, Mikael Ohlsson, the CEO of Swedish furniture company IKEA the company which owns the main concern Swedspan for which Swedspan Girių Bizonas belongs, paid a visit to Kazlų Rūda. The CEO of IKEA has come here to get acquainted with the Swedspan division performing its activity in Lithuania.Read More »
2011 09 30
New Year celebration in cowboy spirit
Swedspan Girių Bizonas starts its financial year on September 1. Thus, the company's festivity in September is jokingly referred to as the New Year celebration. For the second year in a row, the staff of Swedspan Girių Bizonas is invited to a trip intended to bring everyone together in informal setting to feel the sense of community and foster teamwork.Read More »
2011 09 17
"Swedspan Girių Bizonas" had a celebration in a „cowboy spirit"
"Swedspan Girių Bizonas" marked the beginning of the new financial year starting in September with a festival in sporty style. Celebration was held for the second time in two years, its purpouse being spending some time together informally, to feel the togetherness and reinforce relationships.
"Swedspan Girių Bizonas" is into sports, so there were basketball and football games, relay, and other competitions going on, involving all the guests of the festival, divided into teams. Cowboy themed event guaranteed a special atmosphere.
2011 08 23
The Green Agenda is Swedspan's five-year sustainable activity plan aimed to take leadership among group companies not only in technologies, but also in environmental protection across Europe. The agenda sets out principles of work organisation that guarantee successful operation without a negative impact on environment. An environmental audit has shown that Swedspan Girių Bizonas is the leader among Swedspan group companies by environmental and safety at work criteria.Read More »
2011 06 07
Environment Impact Assessment Programme of the bio-plant is approved
All responsible institutions approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) programme of Swedspan Girių Bizonas for building and exploitation of the bio-plant. On Monday the favourable decision was made by the Environmental Protection Department of the Region of Marijampolė (EPDR of Marijampolė) of the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania, and the action completed the first stage of the process.Read More »
2011 05 27
Company's Plans Discussed in Municipality
Last week Emilija Jelisejevienė, Manager of the Environmental Department of ‘Swedspan Girių Bizonas', and Vytautas Belickas, representative of SWECO LIETUVA and Project Manager, presented an environmental impact assessment programme to municipal council members. We had a talk with Emilija Jelisejevienė about the construction plans of a new bio-plant and what had been presented to council members.Read More »
2011 05 13
2011 05 13
Biokuro jėgainės įrengimo poveikio aplinkai vertinimo programos pristatymas visuomenei
Š.m. gegužės 13 d. baigėsi UAB „SWEDSPAN Girių Bizono" paskelbtos naujos 82 MW biokuro jėgainės įrengimo poveikio aplinkai vertinimo programos, kurią parengė UAB „Sweco Lietuva" pristatymas visuomenei.
Pagal planuojamą ūkinę veiklą reglamentuojančius teisės aktus veiklos organizatorius privalo atlikti planuojamos ūkinės veiklos poveikio aplinkai vertinimo programą ir poveikio aplinkai vertinimo ataskaitą. Parengtus dokumentus veiklos organizatorius turi pristatyti ir aptarti su visuomene bei suderinti su atsakingomis institucijomis.
Visuomenė su parengta programa galėjo susipažinti bendrovėje „SWEDSPAN Girių Bizonas" ir „Sweco Lietuva" bei Kazlų Rūdos savivaldybėje. Dokumentas taip pat paskelbtas bendrovės interneto svetainėje www.swedspan.lt.
Sulaukta nemažai klausimų iš Vilmanto Česnavičiaus. UAB „Sweco Lietuva" paruošė atsakymus, kuriuos pateikiame žemiau.Read More »
2011 04 29
UAB ‘Swedspan Girių Bizonas' Introduces Environmental Impact Assessment Programme of New bio-plant
Kazlų Rūda, 04 29 2011
On 29 April, UAB ‘Swedspan Girių Bizonas', manufacturer of particle board, announced the environmental impact assessment programme on the installation of 82 MW bio-plant. Environmental impact assessment programme prepared by UAB ‘Sweco Lietuva'.Read More »
2011 04 18
After Darom 2011 limes will bloom again
On April 16 action Darom 2011 took place in all Lithuania. It was especially actively attended by Swedspan Giriu Bizonas. The company coordinated cleaning works in Kazlu Ruda city.Read More »
2011 04 15
Swedspan Girių Bizonas Has a Hectic Spring Agenda
Time for Clean-Up
At this time of the year Swedspan Girių Bizonas is a hive of activity. The spring clean-up virus which will spread all over Lithuania during the Darom 2011 action hasn't passed by this company either. It's not only that it hasn't passed by – it has actually overwhelmed it at the start of the week! Once a decision was made to join the Darom 2011 action, clean-up at the enterprise started a bit earlier. On 12 April the staff of the company were invited to take part in the atiDAROM action organized by the Swedspan Girių Bizonas in order to collectively make the grounds of the enterprise nicer.Read More »
2011 04 01
Annamarie Velic: Most Importantly – Don't Devalue People
It has been more than two years since the company ‘Swedspan Girių bizonas', manufacturer of wood shaving panels, has been operating as part of the concern Swedspan that belongs to the IKEA corporate group. This is why Annamarie Velic, Corporate Environment, Health and Safety Manager at ‘Swedspan', has turned into a frequent visitor of Kazlų Rūda in recent years. Who, if not the representative of the concern with considerable experience of solving the issues of work and safety and ecology, is able to notice changes in the company and in the surroundings of its closest neighbour – town? Ms. Velic has kindly agreed to tell our newspaper all about it.Read More »
2011 03 21
On 21 March „SWEDSPAN Girių bizonas" together with the Municipality of Kazlų Rūda (Lithuania) commemorated the global Earth Day 2011 that had been solemnised in the country for 19 years so far. The Spring Equinox Festival was overshadowed by a tragic string of disasters caused by an earthquake in Japan. In solidarity and sympathy with the Japanese Nation, sakura trees that bear a deep symbolic meaning in Japanese culture were planted in Kazlų Rūda Park.Read More »