Foundation year: 1996

NACE classifier: Krāsu, laku un līdzīgu pārklājumu, tipogrāfijas krāsu un mastikas ražošana

Valid certificates:

LVS EN ISO 50001:2012
ISO 9001:2015

Turnover in the last 5 years

Millions EUR

Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

Number of employees in total and after education in the last 5 years

People

Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

Riga Varnish and Paint Factory (Rīgas laku un krāsu rūpnīca) is among the largest manufacturers of paints and varnishes in the Baltic States with a history and experience reaching back more than one hundred years. The company was founded in 1898.
Our products may be identified by their RILAK brand. We offer a broad range of products for construction and repair works – from priming products to paints for interior decoration and facade paints. We manufacture paints, primers and primers-enamels for long-term protection of metal against corrosion, products for wooden surfaces and furniture, decorative plasters and paints, solvents, fillers, adhesives, road marking paints and other specialized products.
We have our own paint and varnish tinting system, allowing clients to select a shade from a range of 6000 colour shades.

Export volume over the last 5 years

Millions EUR

Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

Main markets

  1. 1. Estonia
  2. 2. Lithuania

Target Markets

  1. 1. Estonia
  2. 2. Lithuania

In which areas are looking for cooperation

  • Manufacturing of chemicals and chemical products
  • Paints, varnishes and construction chemicals

Investing in R&D

Thousands EUR

Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

Products

PENTAPRIM universal alkyd enamel for wood and metal

Easy-to-apply universal gloss paint with excellent adhesion to various substrates, including new and previously painted metal and wooden surfaces. Enamel is characterized by long lasting gloss, good mechanical resistance. Enamel is intended for painting of wooden, primed metal surfaces, wooden-fiber and particleboards both during interior and exterior works.

MOVILAT-7 matt paint for walls and ceilings with slight silky (eggshell) gloss

Fast-drying easy-to-apply water-based paint with great adhesion to new and previously painted plaster, concrete, brick, gypsum board and different types of wallpaper surfaces. The paint is characterized by good spreading capacity and resistance to cleaning solutions, significant vapour permeability. Non-dripping during the application.

Foundation year: 1996

NACE classifier: Krāsu, laku un līdzīgu pārklājumu, tipogrāfijas krāsu un mastikas ražošana

Turnover in the last 5 years

Millions EUR

Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
7562700 7922837 7234810 7485842 8085047

Number of employees in total and after education in the last 5 years

People

Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
With higher education 58 55 52 49 47
With secondary and professional education 49 48 48 48 48
Number of employees in total 180 172 166 158 157

In which areas are looking for cooperation

  • Manufacturing of chemicals and chemical products
  • Paints, varnishes and construction chemicals

Export volume over the last 5 years

Millions EUR

Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
4041252 4790365 3758974 3972374 4216736

Main markets

  1. 1. Estonia
  2. 2. Lithuania

Target Markets

  1. 1. Estonia
  2. 2. Lithuania

Investing in R&D

Thousands EUR

Source: Data collected by the Association of Latvian Chemical and Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs from 2016 to 2020.

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
132111 149113 127027 142513 134073

RĪGAS LAKU UN KRĀSU RŪPNĪCA, SIA

Description about enterprise:

Riga Varnish and Paint Factory (Rīgas laku un krāsu rūpnīca) is among the largest manufacturers of paints and varnishes in the Baltic States with a history and experience reaching back more than one hundred years. The company was founded in 1898.
Our products may be identified by their RILAK brand. We offer a broad range of products for construction and repair works – from priming products to paints for interior decoration and facade paints. We manufacture paints, primers and primers-enamels for long-term protection of metal against corrosion, products for wooden surfaces and furniture, decorative plasters and paints, solvents, fillers, adhesives, road marking paints and other specialized products.
We have our own paint and varnish tinting system, allowing clients to select a shade from a range of 6000 colour shades.

Valid certificates:

LVS EN ISO 50001:2012
ISO 9001:2015

Products

PENTAPRIM universal alkyd enamel for wood and metal

Easy-to-apply universal gloss paint with excellent adhesion to various substrates, including new and previously painted metal and wooden surfaces. Enamel is characterized by long lasting gloss, good mechanical resistance. Enamel is intended for painting of wooden, primed metal surfaces, wooden-fiber and particleboards both during interior and exterior works.

MOVILAT-7 matt paint for walls and ceilings with slight silky (eggshell) gloss

Fast-drying easy-to-apply water-based paint with great adhesion to new and previously painted plaster, concrete, brick, gypsum board and different types of wallpaper surfaces. The paint is characterized by good spreading capacity and resistance to cleaning solutions, significant vapour permeability. Non-dripping during the application.