About us

Eligo a.s. founded in 1994, is a modern nutritional company which specializes in the production of dried milk products.

The production activity of the company started in 1997 when the production factory in Brno was aquired. In 1999 the decision was made to increase the processing capacity of the company and the production in the Kolín factory was started.

 

The significant events in the company development:

1997 – Entering into the field of the production of dried dairy products. The acquisition of the first processing factory in Brno.

1999 – The increase of the company processing capacity. The start of the production in the Kolín factory.

2006  - The intoduction of the milk sugar crystalization technology in the Brno factory.

2007 – The introduction of the milk sugar crystallization technology in the Kolín factory.

2011  - Technology reconstruction of the Kolín factory. It included the increase of production capacity, energy saving, the introduction of co-generated technology which is our own production of elektricity for the Kolín factory.

2012  - The modernization of the Kolín factory - the decrease of the noise level surrounding the factory.

2013  - The reconstruction of the drying tower in the Brno factory, including the increase of the tower performance and energy-costs saving.

The position of Eligo a.s. in its domain

In its domain Eligo a.s. is one of the most prominent Czech producers of foodstuffs. Due to modern technologies which enable consistent monitoring of every production step, it guarantees food safety conditions and strict production standards in compliance with requirements of production of foodstuff within the European Union.

The production quality and safety, functioning system of quality control and factory processes have been audited and approved by our most important clients. This enables Eligo a.s. to export its products not only to EU countries, but also worldwide.

The structure of the company

Eligo a.s. is Czech company. The shareholders are real persons. The statutory body of the company is a Bord of Directors elected and appointed by a General meeting, which governs the entrepreneurial activity of the company. The Board of Directors is supervised by the Board of Trustees.

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The statutory body of the company

Board of directors

Chairman: Ing. Zbyněk Ságner
Vice chairman: Ing. Jan Richter
Member: Ing. Jan Hanč
Member: Ing. Aleš Malinský

Board of trustees

Chairman: Ing. Taťána Bártová
Member: Ing. Rudolf Schilling
Member: Tomáš Žanda

The managing structure of the company

The company is lead by the four-member managing board, which executes strategic intentions of the company through the General director.

The managing structure of the company is divided into three segments: Commercial, Economy and Finances and Technology and Production.

The managing of the company

Eligo a.s. operates two independent production factories in Brno and Kolín.

The main task of the company management is the adjustment and coordination of activities related to arrangement of logistics and production activities of the factories. Each production factory has its own director, who is responsible for every day activities of the factory, acts on behalf of it and is a partner of the managing and supervisory boards of the company. The organizational structure of the factories is similar to the structure of the company management, which is straightforward, and focuses on direct responsibility.

The company HQ is the place of regular meetings of the company management. The operating program is organized to inform all members of the management about the company results and current activities. At the same times, the owners of the company are informed about the situation in each production factory. 

The company HQ

The company HQ is the working place of the company owners, general director and department managers, as well as Economy and Finance department and Administrative department.

Quality and food safety 

The system of quality management IMS 

The system of quality management according to ČSN EN ISO 9001:2009 has been introduced in the whole company and in 2002 it was certified. In 2014 it was extended with FSSC 22000 certificate.

A professionally trained team of quality internal auditors work in the company in order to control and update individual parts of the system. 

HACCP - Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points manual is the part of the certificated integrated system of quality control and food safety.

Recertificating and supervisory audits are held regularly. The production factories are regularly audited by the customers. In all cases Eligo a.s. has been approved as a supplier. 

Since 2007 the Brno branch factory has been audited and approved as a producer of milk powder to be sold in Russia. Since 2012 Eligo a.s. has had HALAL certificate. The Kolin branch factory has held the HALAL certificate  since 2014.

IPPC, Environment

In 2006, the Brno branch factory gained the Integrated Licence for activity according to Act No. 76/2002 Col.

Eligo a.s. tries to minimize the impact on the environment resulting from its production activities. All investments are carried whilst considering this aspect. The emissions were reduced to minimal level by modification of the technological process in the Kolin factory, so that this factory could be deleted from the register of polluters.

According to legislative requirements, the Energy audit in cooperation with Jihomoravská plynárenská a.s. has been carried out for both production factories. The results of that audit have shown that both factories have an economical approach to pthe roduction proces and deal efficiently with energy usage.