Posted September 21, 2017
KEA Industry has decided to invest in furniture production in Kazlų Rūda and advanced technology will offer an opportunity to double the production capacity. The construction of the factory is scheduled to begin this autumn and planned to be completed in the summer of 2019, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network.
Some of the most important changes are related to the working conditions in the factory. Improvement areas cover ergonomics of workplaces and changing work schedules from 7 to 5 business days a week. The IKEA factories in Kazlų Rūda employ more than 700 co-workers, producing particleboard and furniture.
IKEA Industry Lithuania is one of the largest employers in Kazlų Rūda, as well as one of the largest wood buyers in Lithuania.