L&P Tehnologije LLC (abbreviated LPT), with its head office in Prelog, was founded in the year 2000 as a sister company in the 100% ownership of the multinational corporation Leggett & Platt, whose head office is located in Carthage, Missouri, USA.
As the leading world manufacturer of innerspring units and other components in the manufacture of mattresses and furniture, Leggett & Platt company has more than 120 facilities in 18 countries, employing worldwide 22.000 employee-partners. The Leggett & Platt (LEG) shares are admitted to listing on the NYSE, and another significant fact is that the company share has been listed in the stock exchange index S&P 500. In 2016 Leggett & Platt realized the total sales of $3.75 billion.
A part of the today’s production and the production assortment of the LPT, company had existed before the foundation of the company itself as a part of companies Heplast LLC and Hespo LLC from Croatia. After establishing LPT LLC and with the new owner, the complete production assortment has been significantly enlarged by new products, many new markets have been opened, a large deal of resources invested in new machines and equipment.
What is more, the number of employees is constantly growing. From the very beginning of its business operation the company is managed by a team of young, domestic professionals headed by Davor Gečić, the President of the board of the company, and Kristijan Babić, Procurator of the company. Today, LPT employs more than 470 people, 370 of them being employed in the manufacture of innerspring units, and 100 of them in the machine production. In the spring production program LPT has gained the status of the largest Croatian and regional manufacturer of various types of spring units for mattresses and furniture.
LPT is exporting in most of the EU countries, as well as in other parts of the world. There are several mechanical engineering production programs of which the most financially significant one is the machinery and equipment for mattresses production, which are under name Gateway sold all over the world. Apart from this program, machinery, equipment and machine parts for springs production and Automotive industry are also manufactured, but exclusively for the sister companies around the world. LPT constantly continues to serve its customers and expand the markets.