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Our  work

Metalistas is one of the oldest successfully operating metalworking groups in Lithuania. We supply clients in Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Germany, Norway, Italy, Romania, Qatar, Malaysia, Honduras, South Korea and 10 other countriesOur main production base is in Panevėžyat a strategic location between Vilnius and Riga on the Via Baltica and Rail Baltica transport hub. 

The company began operating in 1960 as a maker of locks and fittings. Now grown into a modern corporate group, it focuses on three areas of metal processing: contract manufacturing and engineeringproduction of fasteners and cold-stamped parts, and machining servicesThe company is 100% privately owned and has more than 150 employees.  

Our strategy

Metalistas’s operating strategy is based on our core strengths: long metalworking traditions, quality, a qualified team, and a convenient regional geographic location. We aim for balanced business growth, maintaining our primary specialization in the processing of sheet metal. 

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High quality

Clients value the high-quality products we manufacture and the outstanding services we provide. They rely on Metalistas for even the most complex of projects in the supply chains of the global shipping, energy, timber, paper, and machinery industries 

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Our Values Both in its everyday work and in the pursuiof its strategic objectives, the company abides by these values: 
Working for the client  We strive to always focus on each client’s specific needs, using our extensive know-how to offer solutions that create extra added value. By ensuring quality in projects, we aim to develop ties of long-term partnership with our clients.
Sustainability   We base our work on a holistic view of the environment and the long-term return for all stakeholders.
Respect  Nothing in our work is insignificant or unimportant. The company is socially responsible, caring for the environment and the good of society.  
Always improving  The company constantly enhances its business processes and is open to innovations. We strongly emphasize continuous improvement so employees can realize their full potential. We incentivize and value responsibility, initiative, and teamwork in order to achieve common goals.
Responsibility  We attend to our employees’ needs and strive for equal partnership. By cultivating the lasting trust of our clients and partners, we create value for our shareholders and employees.  

Our employees

We are a learning organization. Metalistas has assembled a team of educated, experienced, qualified, and uniquely skilled employees. Our people are the key to our success. We strive to attract, train, and retain individuals with diverse talents and to create an employee-friendly work environment that is geared to continual growth.

 

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At the Metalistas Academy which functions within the company, all employees can update their knowledge and improve their qualifications.

We give particular attention to the safety and health of employees. We aim for a proper balance of productive work and rest. An atmosphere of trust, openness, collaboration, and mutual respect helps us to achieve the goals we have set.  

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Management structure

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Our story

1960

Metalistas was established as a maker of locks, hinges, and fittings.

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1970

The company’s production units for cold stamping and casting lock components were expanded and a galvanic workshop began to function.

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1983

A new additional galvanic workshop was launched. With that new capacity, Metalistas became the largest provider of galvanic services in the Baltics.

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1990

The company, with 1,250 employees, expanded its manufacturing and warehouse facilities to 24,000 sqm.

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1994

After Lithuania’s withdrawal from the Soviet bloc, the company lost its traditional markets, so the troubled state-owned enterprise was split up through the creation of subsidiaries.

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1999

Seeking new footing for its operations, the state-owned enterprise was reorganized into the limited company Metalistas AB and prepared for privatization.

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2001

Metalistas AB, which at the time had 38 employees, acquired Raginėnai UAB, the leading supplier of tools and other goods for professional in the city of Panevėžys. After reorganization, operations were continued solely by the company Raginėnai UAB.

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2005

With 220 employees, the company resumed not only cold stamping activities but also welding services for the furniture industry. Turnover reached nearly 3.5 million euros.

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2005

Raginėnai UAB acquired Panevėžio Metalistas UAB, which was specially established for that by five Lithuanian private investors. The company gave major impetus to growth of sales and welding subcontracting.

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2006

Raginėnai UAB acquired Panevėžio Metalistas UAB, which was specially established for that by five Lithuanian private investors. The company gave major impetus to growth of sales and welding subcontracting.

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2007

Metalistas LT successfully implemented the IS0 9001 quality management and ISO 14001 environmental management standards. The company became a certified manufacturer of Rolls-Royce Diesel Power business components, won orders from global engineering leaders including Metso, Raumaster and others, and fasteners that it produced were supplied to all the biggest shopping centres in the Baltic countries.

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2008

To separate manufacturing and commercial activities, the subsidiary Raginėnų Prekyba UAB was established, offering tools and fasteners for professionals. In its first year the subsidiary had 15 employees.

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2010

The company and its partners celebrated 50 years in operation. During the anniversary year Metalistas LT became a certified manufacturer of MAN diesel engine components. In the certification process, the company’s quality and production management processes earned the highest rating of 100 points out of 100.

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2014

Investments in manufacturing equipment and the renovation of facilities with EU structural assistance totalled 2 million euros over 5 years. The company began supplying its stamped products to the biggest shopping centres in the Nordic region. Metalistas LT had 170 employees.

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2015

Metalistas LT continued to grow rapidly and established the internal Metalistas Academy offering employees continuous learning and opportunities to improve their qualifications.

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2016

A board of directors was formed and began to function at Metalistas LT’s parent company Metalistas Group. The company’s sales doubled in the space of 3 years to nearly 7 million euros.

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2020

Metalistas LT marked its 60th anniversary.

Social responsibility

The companies’ integrated office in Vilnius and production base in Panevėžys, its joint events, and its long traditions ensure smooth collaboration and a favourable microclimate on the team.  

Metalistas continually supports a variety of municipal educational and cultural events as well as public health initiatives. Scholarships have been established for authors of advanced scientific research. 

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Our partners

Metalistas enjoys the trust of the global engineering, machinery, shipbuilding, and construction industries as well as of leading retailers. We also have long-standing ties of partnership and collaboration with local and national institutions of higher and professional education and research centres.

The company is an active member of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists (LPK), the Lithuanian Engineering Industries Association (LINPRA), and the Panevėžys Association of Industrialists (PKPA).

 

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