Jalax AS (Jalax Ltd) was established in 1993. Initially just a small shop doing metal work, it has grown into one of the leading manufacturers of metal furniture and components over the years. Presently, Jalax employs currently approximately 150 employees.
Almost 90% of the sales come from the export market; however, we still try to compete with our own products in Estonian local market. Currently we export our products mainly to Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Poland and the UK. Our sales office is located in Tallinn; the producing department is situated in the centre of Estonia, in Mündi village close to Paide.
We are one of those enterprises which may best be characterised using words such as innovation, flexibility, and state-of-the-art technology.
Environmentally friendly manufacturing is also very important for us; we make continued investments in new technologies which prove to be environmentally friendly, and enable us to increase the quality of our products as well as our production efficiency.
Our main areas in metal components production are medicine equipment, fitness equipment and office furniture components.
Our mission is to help increase the profitability of our customers, and, at the same time, remain a competitive, flexible and reliable partner to them.
Our corporate vision is to guarantee a 99% delivery to all our customers, providing them with the best offers in the market, ensure companies sustainable development and growth
FACTS & FIGURES
Tootmisbaasi, Mündi, Paide township, 72752 Järvamaa
Telephone: +372 383 8400
Fax: +372 383 8415
2. Factory lay-out
|Total floor space (m²)||14050|
|Office space (m²)||850+100|
|Production floor space (m²)||7550|
|Assembly floor space (m²)||750|
|Warehouse floor space (m²)||2800|
|Employee welfare facilities (m²)||1850|
|Sales and marketing||6|
Language skills or communication options: Estonian, Finnish, English, Russian
4. Normal working hours for office 8.00-16.30
Working hours for factory ( 2 shifts) 5.30-14.30; 14.30-23.30
Average holidays per annum 28 calendar days
Average national holidays per annum 9
Our main fields of production are: tube cutting, tube bending, sheet metal cutting and bending (laser – and conventional technology); hand welding and robot-assisted welding; powder spraying and assembly.
6. ISO 9001 since 2003, ISO 14001 since 2006.
The Axapta Navigation Program is used in administering the enterprise. Jalax AS is the first enterprise in Estonia to have all the managerial documentation on-line.