Pivovarna Union d.d. is today one of the largest joint-stock enterprises in Slovenia. State-of-the-art technology and equipment, together with premium-quality ingredients and longstanding expertise, allow the company to accomplish its primary objective: to offer the consumer nothing but the very best!
Union’s main product has always been - and indeed still remains - its beer (Union lager, Union dark beer, Union Pils, Union Premium, Union non-alcoholic beer, Union Radler shandy, Union Smile). In addition to beer, the company also produces Sola, a range of refreshing non-alcoholic beverages, near water ZA (Za life, Za lemon, Za harmony, Za symfony), as well as Zala spring water. Plans for the future encompass fully meeting market trends and requisites, further improvement of the existing product ranges, as well as the development and introduction of new ones.
Through accomplishing its objectives – namely Pivovarna Union's vision, as well as its mission - employees continue to perform well, and thus ensure the satisfaction and contentment of shareholders and customers alike.
Pivovarna Union produces beer, refreshing non-alcoholic drinks and natural spring water, and thus meets the needs of consumers most of which are in Slovenia, and to a lesser extent also abroad. In fulfilling a market need and generating a profit through the sale of its products, the brewery continues to satisfy the needs of its employees and shareholders, as well as its customers and the broader social milieu.
In attaining its vision, Pivovarna Union intends to continue on its mandated mission to meet the needs and requirements of its customers. In ensuring continued consumer satisfaction, the company shall improve management based on the ISO quality requisites, environmental standards as well as the modern technology that it has at its disposal. The development of new products and the improvement of the existing ones shall be focused on the individual strategic business programmes: beer, non-alcoholic drinks and natural spring water.
The objectives of Pivovarna Union’s future development shall be predicated on technology, knowledge and expertise, tradition, as well as the quality product range of the company. Our primary goal is the production and sale of quality beer, non-alcoholic beverages and natural spring water. In meeting this objective, it is of utmost importance to generate sufficient profit in order to achieve the company's future development, as well as provide dividends sufficient enough to meet the expectations of Pivovarna Union d.d. shareholders.
Pivovarna Union (Union Brewery) has been a joint-stock enterprise since 1991. The privatisation process was concluded by the public sale of shares.
As of 31st May 2011, Union Brewery ownership structure was as follows::
Pivovarna Laško d.d.: 97.89 % share
Other shareholders: 2.11 % share