The history of the company began in August 1977, when on the repair base of Soligorsk potash plants Soligorsk repair and mechanical plant was established. In 1978, as part of the plant the foundry began operating. Later the company was renamed LMZ "Universal". In 1995, in connection with the reorganization of production, the plant was reorganized into JSC "LMZ Universal". In the same year the foundry received the status of a legal entity called Unitary Production Enterprise "Universal-Lit".
Monthly production capacity is 600 tons of castings. For the production of alloys electric arc furnaces DSP6N2, induction furnaces ICHT-2,5, induction furnace ITPE 0,4. Molding machines 234 and LR-97 are used for the manufacture of molds. there is also a hand-molding station. Full mold casting is organized. The company has its own model production . Much attention is paid to the renewal and modernization of the equipment. In recent years, electric arc furnace DSP6N2 was upgraded, an automated mixture complex 4847was purchased and put into operation, model kits are made using milling machine with CNC "Dynamic 3000".
The foundry of the company specializes in single and small batch production of castings. Produces castings of varying difficulty weighing from 1 kg to 8000 kg. Annually more than 300 kinds of new castings for various industries are mastered:
- for mining and milling equipment, working in conditions of impact-abrasive wear;
- for units and parts of mining equipment operating under severe tough conditions;
- pumping equipment for operating under abrasive wear, corrosive environment, acids and salt solutions;
- large-sized blanks for the automotive industry.
Our customers are JSC "BelAZ", "Belshina", JSC "Amkodor", JSC "Belaruskali", JSC "LMZ Universal", the Institute of Resource Saving Problems with pilot production, JSC "Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant", JSC "Mogilev Plant Strommashina", factories of building materials, and other enterprises of the Republic of Belarus, as well as enterprises in Russia and the Baltic states.
The policy of UPE "Univarsal-Lit" in the field of quality is aimed at improving customer satisfaction. The main component of the quality of our products is to create a working environment that ensures the production of quality products. Quality management system for compliance with the requirements of STB ISO 9001-2009 has been implemented.
UPE "Univarsal-Lit" is a member of the Belarusian Association of founders and metallurgists.
Specialists of the company cooperate with the departments of "Machinery, technology and automation of foundry ", "Metallurgy of casting alloys" of the Belarusian National Technical University.
The company lives, improves the quality of products, introduces new processes and modern methods of producing cast blanks.
- Steel and iron casting