Open Joint Stock Company “Lida Milk Plant” is one of the leading enterprises in the Republic of Belarus which specializes in production of milk powders. First production of the enterprise appeared at the market in 1952 – from this moment starts the history of the enterprise. Each subsequent decade has been marked by reconstruction, modernization, technical re-equipment. Management of OJSC “Lida Milk Plant” has always understood that only in this case the enterprise can maintain the pace of work and its regular customers.
2012 is the year of changes at the enterprise. Two branches entered the structure of the enterprise:
As a result there was created one of the biggest milk corporations in our country which united three specialized enterprises of milk industry. Due to joining of the branches OJSC "Lida Milk Plant" carried out re-branding of the trade mark. Today the corporation enters the market under united corporate brand MiLida.
After uniting production capacities OJSC “Lida Milk Plant” is now able to take into processing up to 1100 tons of milk a day. New format of the enterprise allows to speak about output of various milk products, now assortment includes more than 150 items. These are dry milk products such as:
- skimmed milk powder
- whole milk powder 26 % of fat
- cream powder 42 % of fat
- dry milk product
- dry milk product with non-milk fats
- sweet-creamy unsalted butter 72,5 % and 82,5 % of fat
- cheese in assortment
- cottage-cheese frozen skimmed, 5 % and 8 % of fat
- wide assortment of dairy products
Open joint stock company develops in an active way and pays great attention to product quality, trade extending, united logistics, new production technologies and optimization of dairy assortment for full satisfaction of consumer demand.
One of the priority objective of corporation is export encouraging and prestige enhancement at world market. Our company exports products to Russia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Georgia.
At present the company employs more than 1200 employees. The management pays great attention to support knowledge and competence of its staff, to establish safe and comfortable conditions of work, to ensure social security of employees, as evidenced by the volume of social benefits that covers all categories of staff and retirees of the organization.
Production cycle of the enterprise ensures functioning of four main workshops which are connected by one single technological process – they are dairy and canning workshops, a workshop of whole milk substitutes and skimmed milk powder and a workshop of dry milk products. Also OJSC “Lida Milk Plant” includes a water station, a boiler-house, a refrigeratory-compressing workshop, a transport station and other workshops and sectors, as well as all the necessary means of transportation and engineering services that ensure regular operation of the enterprise. On the territory of OJSC “Lida Milk Plant” there is a dining room, a health center, a dormitory and a library - social base of the company is constantly evolving to create the most comfortable working environment for each member.
Modern market of milk industry constantly requires improving of quality of milk powders and increase of production capacities for processing raw materials. Due to this fact, according to a business-plan of investment project for technical re-equipment of the enterprise in 2009 new workshop of dry milk products together with warehouses was put into processing. Installed universal dryer allows to produce whole milk powder, skimmed milk powder, cream powder and other dry milk products.
One of the strategic lines of corporation development is introduction of new technologies. The main principles of technical re-equipment are directed in the installation of energy saving equipment which allows to produce high quality and competitive products.