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  • Our Latvian Plywood factories are well aware of the important role it must play in the Latvian forest sector. It has always applied qualitative regeneration of forest resources, has researched and improved the wealth of the forests, as well as constantly observing an environmentally friendly forest management.

  • Based on the Timber Purchasing Policy guidelines, the factory continues to develop and improve its chain of custody and acquires veneer logs by applying the regional principles and practices in use.

  • Our Plywoods listed here are engineered wood products.

  • The mechanical characteristics of plywood made from high-end Birch have made it a well known product in industries demanding mechanical resistance, stability and light weight.

  • Product
    Baltic Birch plywood sanded on both the sides. Riga birch plywood has a wide range of application
    Plywood is composed of 1.4 mm thick veneers by cross bonding. Face veneers can be both long grain and cross grain.
    Grades of plywood Riga Ply are defined according to company’s technical specifications developed in accordance with SFS 2413, as well as on the basis of International Organization for Standardization 139. Technical Committee II Working Group quality requirements, recommendations and regulations on plywood with outer plies made of peeled birch veneers (1994). In some points, there are stricter and more specific quality requirements than in International documents:

  • B (I) - for high quality painting, staining and lacquering;
    S (II) - for good quality painting, staining and lacquering;
    BB (III) - standard grade (plugged), for interior paint finish and coating with transparent and non-transparent thicker overlays and films, and also veneering;
    WGE - plywood of WG grade without open defects (repaired with filler), for coating with non-transparent finishing material;
    WG (IV) - for use where surface appearance is not important, reverse grade.

  • Birch plywood provides excellent weight and strength ratio.

  • Further processing
    Plywood Riga Ply can be processed in many different ways, including film overlaying, painting, lacquering, oiling, scarf jointing, machining, half lap, tongue & groove jointing etc.
    Birch plywood Riga Ply has a wide range of application for interior and exterior use: building and construction, transport, packaging, furniture, joinery, sport outfit, children toys and other applications.
    Environmentally friendly, durable, easy workable.

  • Formaldehyde emission
    In accordance with the standard EN 13986 formaldehyde emission meets the Class E1 requirements. Test method EN 717 Part 2.

  • Gluing classes
    Birch plywood Riga Ply is bonded with a phenol resin adhesive which is weather and boil-proof and meets the requirements of the following standards:

  • EN 314 / 3 rd class; 

  • BS 1203 / H4 (previously WBP); 
    DIN 68705 Part 3 / type BFU 100.

  • It is also possible to glue plywood with urea-formaldehyde adhesive resin (meets the requirements of BS 1203 / H1) and moisture resistant urea-formaldehyde adhesive resin which is modified with melamine (meets the requirements of EN 314 / 1rd class and BS 1203 / H2).

  • Sizes:

  • 1220 mm x 2440 mm
    1250 mm x 2500 / 3000 mm
    1500 mm x 3000 mm 
    1525 mm x 2500 / 3050 mm
    2150 mm x 3850 mm (9 - 50 mm)

  • Thicknesses: 6.5, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, 27, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 mm.

  • Long grain plywood panels with the length up to 2500 mm are also available. Cut to size panels and machining available in accordance with the customers' requirements.

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  • Riga Ply

  • Riga Form

  • Riga Mel

  • Riga Tex

  • Riga Smooth Mesh

  • Riga Rhomb

  • Riga Foot

  • Riga Pattern

  • Riga Heksa

  • Riga Heksa Plus

  • Riga Trans

  • Riga Paint

  • Riga Preprime

  • Riga Prime

  • Riga Lacquer

  • Riga Color

  • Riga Decor

  • Riga HPL

  • Riga Poliform

  • Riga Composite


Weight: Rigaply 650kg/m3: Approx sheet weights in lbs...6mm = 25.5, 12mm = 51, 18mm = 76.5, 24mm = 102,  27mm = 115lbs   30mm = 127.5 (based on 4' x 8' sheet size)


Size and right angle tolerance meets the standard EN 315 requirements.

Plywood is manufactured by Latvijas Finieris AS whose Quality Management System is certified to the requirements of ISO 9001by Bureau Veritas Quality Certification.




  • Riga Ply (LV, EN, DE, FR, IT)

  • Riga Shipply (EN)

  • Plywood processing options (EN, DE, FR, IT)

  • Plywood for transport industry (EN, FR)

  • About CE marking (EN)

  • Large size birch plywood (EN)




  • ISO 9001 (LV, EN, DE)

  • ISO 14001 (LV, EN, DE)

  • CE certificate (EN)

  • CE attestation (EN)

  • BFU 100 attestation (EN)

  • E1 attestation (EN)

  • CARB (EN)

  • KOMO (EN, NL)

  • F4 (JP)

  • FSC (EN)

  • PEFC (LV, EN)

  • Powered by Green (LV, EN)

  • ECO sign "Zala josta" (LV)

Riga Range of Plywoods...

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