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The new production facilities will allow to expand the range of production solutions

In April of this year, METSATEK concluded a 1.1 million euro investment project, unveiling the latest equipment for the modernization of the production plant. It includes large-scale paint and shot blasting chambers, a CNC metal bending press and a welding robot. 

All four production facilities open up technically new possibilities in the production process of METSATEK products. This modernization strategy will strengthen the course taken by the company - a convincing leadership position in the production of timber truck and other superstructure solutions in the Baltics, as well as the expansion of the customer base in Scandinavia. These production improvements are available to our customers today,explains Guntis Bukalders, METSATEK Managing Director

Welding robot

With welding robot METSATEK can currently perform at least twice as many welding work hours. Ensuring a consistently high precision welding job.

Large-skale paint and shot blasting chamber installation allows processing of parts up to 12 meters long, which is a rare availability in Latvia. The technological advantage of the chosen painting chamber is the possibility of dividing it into two separate zones. This means the possibility to carry out two different dyeings at the same time and separately control the temperature to ensure suitable drying conditions.

Large-scale shot blasting chamber

The shot blasting chamber is probably the only one of its kind in Latvia at the moment. It processes ferrous metal parts with metal shot. This method, in contrast to the usual sandblasting, ensures the preparation of almost perfect quality parts for painting.

Additionally, with CNC metal bending press acquisition, METSATEK will strengthen the independence of the production processes. As previously the bending of metal parts was used as an outsourcing service.

CNC metal bending press

From the total investments, EUR 638,353.99 were invested in the purchase of four new production equipment machines. Additionally, more than EUR 400,000 of METSATEK funds were invested in the reconstruction of buildings and territory. As part of the investment, two new production workshops were built, a well-equipped technical area and increased security conditions of the territory.

Large-size painting chamber

The implemented project allows the company to become the most modern automotive manufacturer in the Baltics, to increase the volume of production, to provide customers with consistently high-quality products, 10 new jobs have been created and the working environment for employees has been improved.

Of the total investments, EUR 638,353.99 is invested to the purchase of four new production equipment machines. Investments were acquired in cooperation with LIAA (Latvian Investment and Development Agency) and the project "Creation of new technology for the introduction of modular timber carrier bodies in production", as part of which METSATEK receives a grant of EUR 351,094.69 from Norway.

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METSATEK receives ISO 9001:2015 quality certificate

From April 2024, METSATEK has received the Bureau Veritas Certification ISO 9001:2015 quality certificate. It certifies the compliance of METSATK's management and operational standards with the established requirements. 

Previously, such certification was granted to Metsatek's timber truck equipment design and production works. However, this year the scope of certification work was expanded and applied to shotblasting and wet painting.  These will now be carried out in the new large-scale shot blasting and painting chambers.

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METSATEK completes investment project of one million euros

METSATEK, the leading automotive company in the Baltics, unveils the latest production modernization equipment in its production facility – large-sized painting and scraping chambers, a CNC metal bending press and robotic welding equipment. With this event, an investment project in the amount of more than one million euros is successfully concluded.

The implemented improvements allows the company to become the most modern automotive manufacturer in the Baltics, to increase the volume of production and to provide customers with consistently high-quality products. In addition, 10 new jobs have been created and the working environment for employees has been improved.

 Of the total investments, EUR 638,353.99 is invested to the purchase of four new production equipment machines. Investments were acquired in cooperation with LIAA (Latvian Investment and Development Agency) and the project "Creation of new technology for the introduction of modular timber carrier bodies in production", as part of which METSATEK receives a grant of EUR 351,094.69 from Norway.

Additionally more than 500,000 EUR from METSATEK funds were invested in the reconstruction of buildings and territory. As part of the project, two new production workshops were built, a well-equipped technical area was created and the security conditions of the area were increased.

After the implementation of the project, METSATEK manager Guntis Bukalders reveals:We begun this road of development in December 2021. In three years, more than one challenge has been experienced. I would like to thank both the METSATEK team and our cooperation partners PROFIBUS, RADEX, SVYDIS, NAGLIS & ERR and KROWN Fredrikstad for their perseverance and orientation towards joint solutions.

The result is remarkable and has enabled METSATEK to become the most modern and largest automotive company in the Baltics! Already today, we have expanded the range of superstructure products and also offer our customers solutions for tippers and various platforms."

The purpose of the investment project is to promote the increase of METSATEK's productivity, export capacity and competitiveness by introducing into production a new product - a collapsible aluminum / steel log carrier body with a unique constructive solution, as well as to introduce innovative technologies, thereby significantly reducing the impact on the environment.

 

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METSATEK presents product news at the Maamess 2024 exhibition

From April 20-22, Metsatek participated in one of the largest agricultural and forestry exhibitions in the Baltics - Maamess 2024 (Tartu, Estonia).
At the exhibition, the latest Metsatek products were presented to a wider audience and customers for the first time.

Šogad tie bija 20 jauni un uzlaboti risinājumi kokvedēju virsbūvei, kā arī pilnīgs jaunums Metsatek piedāvājumā – kravas kaste ar tentu un kravas liftu.
Turpmāk Metsatek varēs nodrošināt klientiem pilna servisa ražošanas risinājumus kravas platformām un pašizgāzējiem. Pakalpojumā tiks nodrošināta konsultācija par piemērotākā risinājuma izveidi, individuāls tehniskais dizains, ražošana un uzstādīšana.

During three days, we were happy to meet more than 30 of our existing customers and partners, as well as to introduce Metsatek's products to guests from the Baltics and Scandinavia.
In total, 42 thousand guests visited the exhibition this year.

 

 

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METSATEK participates in Mehu dienas 2024

This year, Metsatek participated for the first time in the legendary "Mehu dienas" racing event organized by students. Along with this event, we have also opened the opportunity for students to apply for internships and jobs by sending an email to: darbs@metsatek.eu or filling out the form: https://forms.gle/y9Dbr6X3fyvZekmW7

We also had the honor to be a part of the ceremonial parade with a timber truck, which was later exhibited at the "Rullītis" karting track.

 “Technical solutions in the world are currently developing at an unprecedented speed. Although many things can be done automatically, the technical knowledge and skills of an employee are worth their weight in gold! Also in our daily work, most of the work is done by professional engineers, mechanics, welders and other technical specialists. Therefore, we are happy to support the new generation of specialists to promote their further growth,reveals Guntis Bukalders, Metsatek Managing Director  

 

Mechanized vehicles and motorsport enthusiasts gathered in Jelgava for the 27th time. The Student Self-Government team of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology of the Latvian University of Biosciences and Technologies managed to create an adrenaline-rich and widely attended event this year as well.

We thank for the opportunity to be part of this event and support the development of technical sciences in Latvia!

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Shot blasting and painting chambers and a CNC bending press will be unveiled at the METSATEK production facility

The grand opening of the large-scale ahot blasting and painting chambers and a CNC bending press will take place in METSATEK production premises on 24.04.2024. at 12:30.

With the opening of three objects, the project "Development of new technology for production of modular timber truck superstructures" will be concluded. It took place within the framework of METSATEK cooperation with LIAA (Latvian Investment and Development Agency) within which it has received a grant in the amount of EUR 351,094.69 from Norway. As part of the project, four machines have been delivered to METSATEK's production facilities: a robotic welding system, a painting chamber, a CNC bending press and a shot blasting chamber.

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Project equipment has been delivered

Projekta “Jaunas tehnoloģijas izveide modulāro kokvedēju virsbūvju ieviešanai ražošanā” ietvaros  SIA “Metsatek” ražošanas telpās ir piegādātas visas 4 iekārtas: robotizēta metināšanas sistēma, krāsošanas kamera, CNC liekšanas prese un skrotēšanas kamera. Līdz 2024. gada 30. aprīlim plānots visas iekārtas nodot ekspluatācijā.

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Latvia's President Edgars Rinkēvičs visits the Metsatek production plant

During his working visit to the Ķekava region, the President of Latvia Edgars Rinkēvičs visited the Metsatek production facility.

The CEO of Metsatek, Viesturs Spila, introduced with the company's operations and market positions, future plans, as well as shared opinion on the challenges of the industry and Latvian economy.

We are honored for the visit and the opportunity to meet in person. We appreciate the positive evaluation of our work.

photo: Chancellery of the State President, Dāvis Doršs

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Metsatek equips VUGD's special transport with the Bigfoot system
With Bigfoot Equipment Ltd tire pressure monitoring system for your vehicle, no surface will be an obstacle!
In a special task, we have equipped two special the National Fire and Rescue Service fire trucks with BIGFOOT tire pressure monitoring system. Its main advantage is to monitor and regulate the air pressure in the tires according to the working conditions.
For rescuers, it will provide:
👉🏻 mobility and operation of the car by improving traction
👉🏻 driver comfort
👉🏻 will contribute to less damage caused by vibrations and shock loads
👉🏻 longer tire life
May they be trustworthy and serve well! 🇱🇻
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METSATEK ražotnē atklāta Latvijā pirmā robotizētā metināšanas iekārta kokvedēju virsbūvju ražošanai

Baltijā vadošā kokvedēju virsbūvju ražošanas uzņēmuma METSATEK ražotnē tika atklāta Latvijā pirmā robotizētā metināšanas iekārta kokvedēju virsbūvju ražošanai.
Ar tās palīdzību METSATEK varēs palielināt ražošanas apjomu, klientiem nodrošināt nemainīgi augstas kvalitātes produktus un uzlabot darba vidi darbiniekiem.

Ar robotizēto metināšanas iekārtu tagad varam veikt vismaz divas reizes vairāk metināšanas darba stundu. Primāri ar to šobrīd tiek veikta kravas balstu metināšana.
Mūsu klientiem šī ražošanas modernizācija nozīmē iespēju jau šobrīd pasūtīt jaunu kokvedēja virsbūvi ar augstākās kvalitātes kravas balstiem vai veikt esošo nomaiņu saskaņā ar jaunākajiem kravas pārvadājumu regulējumiem, kas Latvijā stāsies spēkā no 1.janvāra – kravas balstu platums drīkstēs būt 2.60m,
atklāj Guntis Bukalders, Metsatek vadītājs.

Robotizētās metināšanas iekārtas uzstādīšana ir pirmais no četriem plānotajiem METSATEK ražotnes modernizācijas etapiem. Jau tuvākajos mēnešos plānots uzstādīt lielgabarīta krāsošanas un skrotēšanas kameras un CNC metāla lokāmo presi. Kopējās investīcijas ir teju 600 000 EUR apmērā. Šīs modernizācijas stratēģija stiprinās uzņēmuma uzņemto kursu – pārliecinoša līdera pozīcija kokvedēju virsbūvju ražošanā Baltijā un klientu loka paplašināšana Skandināvijā.

Metsatek ražotni un robotizētās iekārtas atklāšanu apmeklēja tādi vadošie Latvijas mežistrādes uzņēmumi kā PATA, R GRUPA, GRANTIŅI 1, VIKKERS, MARKO K, STATIM un MOBACO GREEN, kā arī Latvijas Neatkarīgo mežistrādātāju asociācija (LNMA).

Lai arī viena no METSATEK specialitātēm ir metālapstrāde, gribētos teikt, ka šis ir meža nozares uzņēmums. Mēs redzam, ka METSATEK kā kokvedēju virsbūvju ražotājam ir absolūti dominējoša tirgus pozīcija Latvijā, kā arī ar katru gadu ievērojami pieaug eksporta daļa.
Latvijas meža nozarei šāds uzņēmums ir stratēģiski nepieciešams, lai mēs varētu būtu konkurētspējīgi kā vietējā tā arī starptautiskā mērogā.
Asociācijas biedriem šī metāla apstrādes modernizācija nozīmē iespēju saņemt augstas kvalitātes produktu par atbilstošu cenu optimālā termiņā. Ieguvēji būs visi,
norāda Artūrs Bukonts, (LNMA) ģenerāldirektors.

Savukārt, iekārtas ražošanas uzņēmuma pārstāvis Jorg Lewizky, Yaskawa Nordic AB Latvijas nodaļas vadītājs, kā galvenās metināšanas iekārtas priekšrocības uzsver produktivitāti, kvalitāti un ilgtspēju: “Šī iekārta spēj bez apstājas un nemainīgi augstā precizitātē ar 0,02mm atkārtojamību veikt metināšanas darbus visas darba dienas garumā, kas cilvēkam fiziski nav iespējams. Liekot metināšanas darbus veikt iekārtai, arī darbiniekiem ikdienas apstākļi kļūst veselībai draudzīgāki. Ikdiena ir fiziski vieglāka un nav jāelpo metināšanas procesā izdalītās gāzes.
Ar metināšanas robota palīdzību uzņēmums var uzlabot arī ilgtspējas rādītājus. Automatizētas metināšanas laikā elektrība un gāze tiek efektīvi izmantota tieši tik, cik nepieciešams ražošanas procesā, nenotiek resursu noplūde.
Pati metināšanas iekārta ir ražota Zviedrijā un Japānā, līdz ar to tā ir ļoti augstas kvalitātes. Paredzams, ka vismaz turpmākos 10 gadus tā uzticami kalpos METSATEK vajadzībām!

METSATEK ražotnes modernizācija realizēta projekta “Jaunas tehnoloģijas izveide modulāro kokvedēju virsbūvju ieviešanai ražošanā” ietvaros sadarbībā ar LIAA (Latvijas Investīciju un attīstības aģentūra) un saņem grantu 351 094,69 EUR apmērā no Norvēģijas.

Projekta mērķis ir veicināt METSATEK produktivitātes, eksportspējas un konkurētspējas paaugstināšanu, ieviešot ražošanā jaunu produktu – saliekamu alumīnija / tērauda kokvedēja virsbūvi ar unikālu konstruktīvu risinājumu, kā arī ieviest inovatīvas tehnoloģijas, tādā veidā ievērojami samazinot ietekmi uz vidi.

About us

METSATEK is the leading automotive company in the Baltics, performing full-cycle project implementation. Starting from a specially designed technical solution, to production and construction. In addition, we also provide timber and other wood transportation solutions with full service.
METSATEK SIA
Reg.num: 40003917967
PVN num: LV40003917967
Address: Stabu 92-6, Rīga, LV-1009
Faktiskā adrese: “Kaldari”, Ķekavas pag., Ķekavas nov., LV-2123, Latvija
METSATEK SIA
Reg. numb: 40003917967
VAT numb: LV40003917967
Address: “Kaldari”, Ķekavas pag., Ķekavas nov., LV-2123, Latvija

Contact us!

  • Address:
    "Kaldari", Ķekavas nov. Ķekavas pag., LV-2123

  • Phone number:
    +371 26 416 999

  • E-mail:
    info@metsatek.eu

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