Milavitsa SP ZAO , a lingerie production company, established in 1908 and based in Minsk, Belarus, is the largest lingerie sewing factory in Europe. The company manufactures 9 million lingerie pieces per year, and employs close to 900 employees. The company’s products are characterized by high quality, original and fashionable designs. Milavitsa factory produces Milavitsa, Aveline and Alisee brands.
Milavitsa was the first manufacturing company in the Republic of Belarus who made the certification of management system in 1996. This certification helped to improve process of quality control and production management.
ISO 9000 certification was made in 2003 according to the requirements of International quality standards. As requirements changed in 2009, Milavitsa made recertification according to ISO 9001.
Requirements of ISO certification made a positive influence to internal processes, interaction between subsidiaries, and put the company on a new track of development.
During its development, Milavitsa always has paid attention on issues of ecology of production and safe environment. As the logical next step Milavitsa certified the system of environmental management according to ISO 14000 in 2003. Afterwords, in 2009 was made certification according to ISO 14001 (version of 2005).
BS OHSAS 18001:2007 certification was made in 2006 – standard for occupational health and safety management systems. BS OHSAS 18001:2007 certification according to version of 2007, was made in 2009.
Lauma Lingerie AS, a lingerie production company, based in Liepaja, Latvia, was established in 1965. In 2005, the company was re-named to Lauma Lingerie. Lauma Lingerie is the largest manufacturer of lingerie in the Baltic states, its manufacturing capacity is more than 1 million pieces of intimate apparel items per year. The company employs over 200 workers. Lauma Lingerie produces high value added lingerie, focusing on the upper-middle price segment. Quality is owned to the long experience of the company’s in-house designer team.
In 2000, large investments were made into Textronic knitting machines suitable for producing high class lace garments. In 2003, AS Lauma obtained the ISO 14001:1996 environmental standard certificate and the ISO 9001:2000 quality management certificate.
Gimil OOO, producer of jersey and knitted products, established in 1994 and based in Mnsk, Belorus. The company manufactures close 200 thousand pieces per year, and employs more than 70 employees. Gimil produces knitted underwear, sleepwear and homewear for Milavitsa brand and Hidalgo mens underwear. Gimil is recognized by professionalism, commitment to customers, commitment to quality and a desire to create.