Pre-Tour

Tuesday 9th October (already fully booked!)

Visit to sawmill “Vika Wood” Ltd.

http://www.vikawood.lv/eng/

“Punti”, Laucienes parish, Talsu region, Latvia

Employees: ~140

Turnover: ~58 mil. Euro

Ownership: Bergs Timber AB

Softwood log consumption: >500 th m3. per year

 

Visit to sawmill “Kurekss” Ltd.

http://www.kurekss.lv/en

Graudupi, Tārgale, Tārgales parish, Latvia

Employees: ~200

Turnover: ~49 mil. Euro

Ownership: Jānis Apsītis, Arnis Apsītis

Softwood log consumption: > 400 th. m3 per year

 

Wednesday 10th October (already fully booked)

Visit to sawmill Smiltene Impex

http://lamekoimpex.lv/

“Silvas kokzāģētava", Launkalnes parish,  Smiltenes region, Latvia

Employees: ~55

Turnover: ~15 mil. Euro

Ownership: Lameko Impex

Softwood log consumption: >100 th m3. per year

 

Visit of Rīgas Meži* sawmill & nurserie Norupe

https://www.rigasmezi.lv/en/norupe_sawmill/about/

Tīnūžu parish, Ikšķiles region, Latvia

* It manages forest properties, parks and gardens owned by Riga City. In Y2013  „Rīgas meži” has started timber processing by launching its own sawmill. The following are the totals of the company

Employees: ~450

Turnover: ~19 mil. Euro

Ownership: Riga City municipality

Log consumption: >50 th m3. per year