APU Company

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Coordinates: 47°53′56″N 106°54′09″E / 47.898856°N 106.902548°E / 47.898856; 106.902548

APU JSC
Public
Traded as MSE: APU
Industry Beverages
Area served
Mongolia
Website apu.mn

APU (Mongolian: АПУ: Архи, Пиво, Ундаа), or translated as "Vodka, Beer, Soft drinks", is Mongolia's oldest company and the country’s largest brewer and beverage producer.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

Established April the 15th 1924 as a state monopoly later being partially privatised in 1992 with 51% of shares being retained by the state. In 2001 the state owned shares were sold through the Mongolian Stock Exchange and APU became fully publicly owned.[4] APU owns a chain of restaurants called Ikh Mongol, which serves beer, food and live music.[5]

Operations[edit]

APU Joint-stock company is the brand manufacturer and under it run three subsidiaries within the Mongolian zone unit of the APU company: APU Trading LLC which is the exclusive distributor of products, Depod LLC the bottle recycling arm and Nature Agro LLC the spirits division.

Production operations[edit]

All production facilities for the company are located in the capital city of Ulan Bator:

  • A Brewery (modernised 2003)
  • A spirits distillery run by the Nature Agro LLC division (opened 2008)
  • A vodka plant (modernised 2004)
  • A water and soft drinks plant (modernised 2004)
  • A milk, fruit juice and Tetra Pak packaging plant (opened 2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ BDSec Market Research (2012). "APU:MO" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-05. 
  2. ^ Oxford Business Group (2012). The Report: Mongolia 2012. Oxford Business Group. p. 76. ISBN 978-1-907065-53-8. 
  3. ^ Alan J. K. Sanders (20 May 2010). Historical Dictionary of Mongolia. Scarecrow Press. pp. 49–50. ISBN 978-0-8108-7452-7. 
  4. ^ "APU". Asia Pacific Securities. Archived from the original on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 
  5. ^ Michael Kohn (2008). Mongolia. Ediz. Inglese. Lonely Planet. p. 89. ISBN 978-1-74104-578-9. 

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