Utena region

A scenic home for niche industries

Track record

Utena region is famous for being the home of the country’s largest brewery – the Carlsberg-owned Švyturys-Utena brand.

The city has a long tradition of skill and mastery in this sector. Also, as the site of the decommissioned Visaginas nuclear power plant, Utena is home to a large pool of highly skilled professionals with experience in the energy sector.

Outside of its strong industrial competences, Utena is characterised by its scenic setting and its traditions of organic food production and niche agricultural services such as horse-breeding and training.

Exclusivity of the region

1

Visaginas’ vocational school is rated the 1st in Lithuania. The most popular programmes are mechatronics of automated systems operation and metal processing machinery.

2

Unique job search platform, established by the municipality of Utena district and Utena’s business information centre, provides a user-friendly system for both job seekers and potential employers.

Industrial competences

Textiles

Apparel, work wear, suits and knitwear.

Food and beverages

Meat, beer and wine.

Metal processing and machinery

Metal product coating, agriculture and forestry, machinery, tire chains, heating equipment, engineering, manufacturing and R&D medical devices.

Want to find out more?

Download our brochure on Utena region

Have questions? Contact our team

Akvilė Naginionytė
Project Manager | Regional Development

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