Valjaonica bakra Sevojno (Copper Mill Sevojno) is a leading player in the production and marketing of copper and copper alloys in South-East Europe region. The major part of our products goes to foreign markets (87%), mainly to those of West Europe. Our semi-products are designed for use in various applications, such as mechanical engineering, electrical industry, shipbuilding, petrochemicals, energetics, automotive and process industry, construction and architecture…
Valjaonica bakra Sevojno AD adopts certified quality management system in accordance with requirements of the SRPS ISO 9001:2008 standard.
Basis of our success and our vital aim are satisfied customers, as evidenced by a negligible scope of complaints on products we receive.
Our mission is to bring our busnisses to the next level in order to become one of leaders on the European market. Supported by 1.000 dedicated employees Valjaonica bakra Sevojno shall manage to achieve this.
Valjaonica bakra Sevojno AD started production in 1952. The first rated capacity was 25.000 tons per year. During later development stages, the capacity was raised to 60.000 tons per year, out of which rolled semi-products accounted for app. 60%, and extruded and drawn to app. 40%. The factory grew into the largest processor of copper and copper alloys of former Yugoslavia, ranking thus to category of renown producers of scale in Europe and worldwide.
Organization of Valjaonica bakra Sevojno AD:
1. Valjaonica Metalurgija doo
2. Valjaonica Bezbednost doo -
whose core activity is protection of property and persons
as well as of installations and technical safety systems.
Apart from the aforesaid, the company is registered for certain
additional activities from the fields of security and fire protection,
activities related to technical safety systems, their installation and maintenance,
Valjaonica bakra Sevojno AD also integrates the following business units rendering services to third parties:
1. Femod (Factory of electro-mechanical equipment and components), specialized in manufacture and repair of electro-mechanical equipment and components, primarily for the needs of metallurgy, oil and chemical industries, hydro and thermal power plants, melting and casting plants, etc. The factory produces all types of coolers, radiators for heat exchangers, induction coils, high-finned tubing, tools for metallurgical applications. It is also active in other general mechanical and electrical operations.
2. Ambalaža is manufacturer of packaging units from wood and cardboard for needs of both parent company and outdoor customers. According to global market requests, its finished wooden packing units undergo phyto-sanitary treatment whereafter every unit is approved by recognizable marks.
3. Standard provides food services to Valjaonica bakra Sevojno AD employees and third parties. On top of this, it renders other types of catering services.
The factory was transferred to private ownership in 2004 and majority shareholders became tne Consortium East Point Holdings Ltd. Following to privatization, a comprehensive investment cycle was implemented improving thus technological capability of the factory and enhancing the quality of products.
Milija Bozovic has over 40 years working experience at Valjaonica bakra Sevojno. He started his career in 1976 and over the years served on responsible positions in the fields of finance, investments, analytics and marketing. He acted as an executive in various VBS’ business units and on the corporate level as well. In 1992, he became a Commercial Dpt. Director and in 2004, he was promoted to the Executive Director of Valjaonica bakra Sevojno. Since June 2014 he is active as General Director of the company. Mr. Bozovic graduated from the Podgorica Faculty for Economic Studies.
Stanimir Stankovic has more than 20 years experience in Valjaonica bakra Sevojno. He started his professional career acting as engineer-technologist whereby he participated in determination of technologies for different products. Since 2012, he performed tasks as a head of Extrusion plant. Implementing development projects concerning a new and existing equipment in the plant, he improved the work processes at both Extrusion plant and the whole factory. He actively participated in defining the organizational and technical capabilities of the production plants. He performs the function of Executive director, the Production director, since October 2016. Stanimir Stankovic graduated from the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy in Belgrade.
Vasa Zigic has almost 30 years experience at large trading companies involved with different types of equipment (mining, engineering and construction equipment) and goods (ferrous and non-ferrous metals). He began as economist at Generalexport in Serbia, the company with annual turnover of USD 7 Billion and 5.000 employees worldwide. In the period 1992-2001, he worked in Moscow, first at Unibros Holdings Ltd (iron and steel sector) and in 1996 he joined East Point Holdings Ltd. at its Moscow branch office. In 2011, he moves to Belgrade and performs since then a responsible tasks at EPH, mostly related to Valjaonica bakra Sevojno. Currently he acts as Purchasing Director at Valjaonica bakra Sevojno.
HR and Corporate Affairs Director
Natasa Pancic has more than 20 years of work experience in the field of the HR Management. In the course of her impressive career, she served at responsible positions as Manager and Executive Manager for HR Development at companies Soko Stark, Droga Kolinska, Beohemija and Termoelektro. In 2011, she joined East Point Holdings where she was first appointed the Group HR Manager. From June 2012 till September 2014, she acted as Executive Manager for Corporate Affairs at NOVKABEL a.d. (Novi Sad) – member of the East Point Holdings Ltd. Currently, she works as Director of Group HR at the East Point Holdings Group and Executive Manager for HR and Corporate Affairs at Valjaonica bakra Sevojno. At the same time, she is active as a consultant – professional associate in the field of human resources in various consulting companies. She realized her academic career as an adjunct professor at the University Singidunum. Natasa Pancic graduated from the Faculty of Organizational Sciences and gained a title Graduate Engineer of Organizational Sciences – subject area Management.
Gordana Todorovic has more than 30 years experience gained working at Valjaonica bakra Sevojno. Her career began in 1983, during which she held various responsible positions related to the sale. She dedicated her entire professional career to upgrade of Valjaonica bakra Sevojno operations by constantly supporting sales and product placement to domestic and foreign markets, contributing thus to further development of company’s Sales Division. She acts as Sales Director since December 2014. Mrs. Todorovic graduated from the Belgrade Faculty for Economics in 1982.
Milos Zdravkovic has nearly 10 years of experience in the field of finance. Before he was recruited to Valjaonica bakra Sevojno, he was engaged in auditing and served as consultant at Deloitte d.o.o. He implemented the internal control system at Roaming Electronics d.o.o., Belgrade, and from November 2013 he holds the position of the Director of Finance at Valjaonica bakra Sevojno. Mr. Zdravkovic graduated from the Belgrade University Braca Karic.
Director for Production Technical Support
Milomir Cvijovic has 15 years of service at Valjaonica bakra Sevojno. He performed responsible tasks in the field of electrical maintenance and design. He managed a number of projects for the purpose of production process modernization. Since 2013, he acts as Director for Production Technical Support. Mr. Cvijovic holds degree in Electrical Engineer for Industrial Energy from Cacak Faculty of Technics.