About us

About us

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. You can learn more about the history of our factory in the History section of our homepage.

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.

In order to ensure consistently good quality of products, we received ISO 9001 quality certificate in 2000. Special attention is paid to the quality control of raw materials. The factory’s scientific and technical centre and its laboratory are fitted with the latest equipment, allowing verifying the quality of raw materials and finished goods, as well as improving the qualities of existing products and development of new products. Our range of products is supplemented each year. We offer a broad range of environment and health-friendly aqueous products. 

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