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PALLET BLOCK MANUFACTURER BALTIC BLOCK CONTINUES THE MODERNISATION OF ITS FACTORY

Having received support from the Central Finance and Contracting Agency (CFCA) and co-financing from Citadele bank, the woodchip pallet block manufacturer Baltic Block has purchased and started operating three modern chip processing machines within the framework of the energy efficiency project of the Climate Change Financial Instrument (CCFI).

Investments worth 3.5

Having received co-financing from "Citadele" bank, the Latvian manufacturer of pressed woodchip pallet blocks "Baltic Block" has invested 3.5 million euros in new production technologies and production facilities. The company has also revealed its plans for expanding exports to the USA, United Arab Emirates, Costa Rica, Saudi Arabia and South Korea.

BALTIC BLOCK - A COMPANY FROM LATVIA THAT HAS FOUND ITS NICHE IN FOREIGN MARKETS

By manufacturing a seemingly simple but high-quality product from raw materials available in Latvia, we are developing and building Latvia's reputation as an export country in foreign markets. Andis Šķēle, Director of Baltic Block, reveals the company's ambitions.

Baltic Block: In order to retain workers in regions, they must make the same money as in Riga

In order to motivate workers to stay in their regions, thus also guaranteeing income to the budget of local governments and improving the overall living conditions of locals, employers must be willing to offer wages and social guarantees equivalent to those in Riga.

Caution about 2019 export opportunities

International financial experts predict that this year in Europe may be marked by slower economic growth than in previous years. In addition, large economies such as Germany and Italy are currently experiencing economic stagnation and even recession in certain sectors. Andis Skele, Director of Baltic Block, anticipates that the situation may also affect Latvia's export performance.

Head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Latvia visits Madona county

The head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Seong-Jin Han met with representatives of the "Baltic Block" during a regional visit to Madona. During his visit, the ambassador had a tour through the company's production plant, saw manufacturing process and heard future development plans.

Head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Latvia visits Madona county

The head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Seong-Jin Han met with representatives of the "Baltic Block" during a regional visit to Madona. During his visit, the ambassador had a tour through the company's production plant, saw manufacturing process and heard future development plans.

Head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Latvia visits Madona county

The head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Seong-Jin Han met with representatives of the "Baltic Block" during a regional visit to Madona. During his visit, the ambassador had a tour through the company's production plant, saw manufacturing process and heard future development plans.

Head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Latvia visits Madona county

The head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Seong-Jin Han met with representatives of the "Baltic Block" during a regional visit to Madona. During his visit, the ambassador had a tour through the company's production plant, saw manufacturing process and heard future development plans.

Head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Latvia visits Madona county

The head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Seong-Jin Han met with representatives of the "Baltic Block" during a regional visit to Madona. During his visit, the ambassador had a tour through the company's production plant, saw manufacturing process and heard future development plans.

Head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Latvia visits Madona county

The head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Seong-Jin Han met with representatives of the "Baltic Block" during a regional visit to Madona. During his visit, the ambassador had a tour through the company's production plant, saw manufacturing process and heard future development plans.

Head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Latvia visits Madona county

The head of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Seong-Jin Han met with representatives of the "Baltic Block" during a regional visit to Madona. During his visit, the ambassador had a tour through the company's production plant, saw manufacturing process and heard future development plans.

Baltic Block awarded with ISO 50001:2011 certificate

August 30th 2016

On August 2016 Baltic Block received ISO 50001:2011 certificate which proves company's compliance with Standard for Energy Management Systems.

Baltic Block included in the TOP 25 best exporting brands from Latvia

October 22nd 2015

Baltic Block was one of the 25 Latvian companies titled ''The Red Jackets'', on this year's best exporting brand evaluation, organized by the export support movement ''The Red Jackets''.

President of the Republic of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis and the First Lady visits Baltic Block
On 1st September 2015, the recently elected President of Latvia Raimonds Vējonis visited Baltic Block and was guided throught the whole production process.
President of the Republic of Latvia Andris Berzins visits Baltic Block
During his visit to Madona municipality, the president of Latvia was introduced to Baltic Block production facilities.
Baltic Block receives the "Green belt" certificate
The "Green belt" certificate is awarded to companies that take care of packaging waste collection, sorting and recycling of secondary raw materials.
Baltic Block will invest additional 5.5m € in the production plant
The additional investment will continue developing the advanced factory using sustainable energy and continuous extrusion technology process.
Prime Minister of the Republic of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma visits Baltic Block
The Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma visited the Baltic Block production facilities and was introduced to the innovative plant operations.
Baltic Block represented at the China Timber Expo 2014
Baltic Block expands contacts and export to East and the team exhibits the products and service at China Timber Expo.
Baltic Block launches the fifth production line
On November 2015, Baltic Block launched the fifth production line, which will produce 75x75 and other new pallet block dimensions. More information about the sizes available at section ''Blocks''.
Baltic Block will invest additional 5.5m € in the production plant
The additional investment will continue developing the advanced factory using sustainable energy and continuous extrusion technology process.
Baltic Block will invest additional 5.5m € in the production plant
The additional investment will continue developing the advanced factory using sustainable energy and continuous extrusion technology process.
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