History

  • 1974 – the first foundry is launched at Lida Auto Repair Plant.
  • 1985 – OJSC Lida Foundry and Mechanical Plant is founded on the basis of the foundry of Lida Auto Repair Plant.
  • 1989 – production of cylinder liner casts and workpieces for motor and tractor engines using the coated chill casting technology becomes the plant’s first priority.
  • 1990 – the enterprise joins the Republican Trading Unitary Company “Belagromash.”
  • 2000 – the enterprise is registered as the Republican Unitary Enterprise “Lida Foundry and Mechanical Plant.”
  • 2003 – practically all the produce is stamped with cast trademarks of not only the plant itself (LLMZ) but also its customers: Zavolzhsky Motor Plant, KAMAZ-Diesel, Mzensky Foundry, the production group “Precise Technologies” and others.
  • 2004 – the enterprise goes through denationalisation and becomes an OJSC. It also receives a certificate testifying that the quality management system in the making of casts and workpieces meets the requirements of STB ISO 9001-2001.
  • 2005 – a new technological process of casting in shell moulds, which allows to manufacture casts from grey and high-strength cast iron according to the customer’s drawings and in short terms, is introduced at the plant.
  • 2007 – the certificate testifying that the quality management system in the making of casts and workpieces meets the requirements of STB ISO 9001-2001 is confirmed.
  • 2009 – the enterprise leaves the Republican Trading Unitary Company “Belagromash” and joins the Production Association “Minsk Motor Plant.”
  • 2010 – the enterprise introduces a new technology of center die casting. The plant is granted a certificate testifying that the quality management system in the making of casts and workpieces meets the requirements of STB ISO 9001-2009.
  • 2011 – the plant adopts a new system of certification in compliance with STB ISO/TS 16949-2010 “Quality management system. Special requirements regarding the implementation of STB ISO 9001-2001 for organisations producing constituent and spare parts used in the motor industry.”