Building Slonim Worsted and Spinning Factory has begun in 1971, it is placed in operation in October 1978. The enterprise rated power are 50000 spinning spindles. If the factory has 2 shifts, it will produce 4120 ton in a year. Nowadays Joint Stock Company “Slonim Worsted and Spinning Factory” is the only one survivor manufacture of 5 typical factory specialized in producing worsted yarn which were built in USSR at the same time.
Joint Stock Company “Slonim Worsted and Spinning Factory” concerns to textile branch and it is a part of the Belarusian state group of companies specialized in manufacture and realization of the goods of light industry “Bellegprom”.
Pattern of ownership the enterprise – state with a private share of the property.
Joint Stock Company “Slonim Worsted and Spinning Factory” is one of the largest enterprises of light industry of Republic of Belarus specialized in producing semi-woolen worsted yarn.
All technological process takes place in the one-storey main building. The direction of a technological stream in the building is carried out in accord with the closed curve, start with a warehouse of raw materials and finishing a delivery of a cable yarn. All shop floor of the basic manufacture, factory warehouses of raw materials, waste products, final products, partially repair-power and mechanical-repair services, canteen are situated in the main building. The factory structure includes 4 shop floors: carding, combing, spinning, twisting-doubling-winding.
The factory is design on delivery a combed woolen knitted yarn. At present the basic production line includes:
- Combed semi-woolen and woolen yarn;
- 100 % acrylic and blended yarn (acrylic, wool, flax);
- Compound yarn;
- Fancy yarn for knitting and weaving manufacture;
- Needle-punched felt (vatin);
- Woolen and semi-woolen dyed tops oriented for knitting and weaving;
- High-bulk 100% acrylic yarn;
- High-bulk semi-woolen yarn;
Raw materials used for production:
- Scoured wool;
- Flax fiber;
- Polyacrylonitrilic fiber (PAN);
- Polyamide (PA);
Other fibers approved by the Ministry of health defense for these purpose.
Joint Stock Company “Slonim Worsted and Spinning Factory” is one of the largest enterprises of light industry of Republic of Belarus specialized in producing semi-woolen worsted yarn. Market share of production of the enterprise in total industry volume of a knitted yarn on concern “Bellegprom” in 2006 year has made 22,5 %.
In yarn manufacture on JSC “Slonim Worsted and Spinning Factory” is used the spinning combed system, allowing to produce a great variety of fine count woolen yarn and also coupled wool fiber with flax and different chemical fibers.
Along with final production release the enterprise specialized in producing woolen tops and semi-woolen yarn for Belarus and Russia.
Needle-punched felt (vatin) are produced from production wastes for clothing manufactures. Vatin is used for producing garments as a warming lining, also at the enterprises of the furniture industry.
Production quality control
The enterprise has following kinds of the technical control: entrance and technological.
The raw laboratory carries out the entrance control which includes check of conformity of quality of delivered raw materials, auxiliary materials to requirements of the standard documentation. Such monitoring system allows to warn defects at different production phases and to provide high and stable quality of production.
The physic-mechanical laboratory carries out quality control of half-finished products on manufacturing step and finished goods on physic-mechanical indicators.
orking out of coloristic scale of finished goods, update operation of dyeing and quality control of half-finished products and finished goods on physical and chemical indicators, there is a chemical laboratory at the enterprise too.
All laboratories of the enterprise are certified on technical competence.
On JSC “Slonim Worsted and Spinning Factory” certification of a system quality management according to requirements of STB ISO 9001-2001 is introduced.