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LDV Sia has been established in 1992 and since 1993 is operating as Sawn Timber Exporters. Overall exported volumes in last 10 years have amounted to a total of more than 650 000 m3 of sawn timber. Turnover in 2015 has been exceeding 9.6 million euros (abt 12.5 million usd), representing an increase of 5% against 2014.

Company employs 14 persons, has head office in Riga and branches in Liepāja (West Latvia) and Limbaži (North East Latvia) and is providing services to more than a 100 sawmills in Latvia, Belarus and Russia.

Export markets are accounting main timber importing countries of EU with UK, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands and Denmark taking the main share. Sales to North Africa, Middle East, Persian Gulf, Far East, South East Asia and India has been significantly developing over the last few years. Share of these markets has been enjoying a continuous increase trend. In 2015 overall sales have reached almost 60 thousand m3 and from which about 75% (about 45 thousand m3, representing about 1200 40ft containers) has been shipped overseas outside Europe/UK.

Main products:

  • Unseasoned Pallet wood (about 70-80% of total sales):

First grade ‘’Usual Baltic Mix of Species’’: hardwood (aspen/ alder/ birch), allowing softwood (spruce/ pine), if develops; cross cut to exact length as per customers requirements. Whilst softwood and hardwood packed separately, species are allowed to be mixed in the packs.

In principle no blue stain and in principle square edged; no rot, no wormholes and no bark.

Upon request available also ‘’Second grade’’ palletwood, as well as ‘’Mixed grade’’: first grade allowing up to 30% Second grade mixed in the packs.

Upon request timbers can be offered being Fumigated or Heat-treated 56/30 (as per ISPM 15) supported with fully recognized/tracable Heat Treatment or Fumigation Certificates.

All container deliveries are subject to Antistain Treatment with SinestoB (BASF) all year round, including winter period.

  • Unseasoned sawfalling construction timbers:

Sawfalling (including in principle square edged Scandinavian 6th) grade in pine (redwood/ pinus silvestris) allowing spruce (whitewood/ picea abies) as/if developing, in principle no blue stain and in principle square edged, no rot, no wormholes and no bark.

Packaged to length, stickered every raw with about 8-12 mm stickers, secured with the steel/plastic bands as required on about 75 mm bearers.

Usual length is imperial 2.4/3.0/3.6/4.8 m as well as 6.0 m. Different lengths can be considered on a case to case basis.

Upon request timbers can be offered being Fumigated or Heat-treated 56/30 (as per ISPM 15) supported with fully recognized/tracable Heat Treatment or Fumigation Certificates.

All container deliveries of unseasoned materials are subject antistain treatment SinestoB (BASF) all year round, including winter period.

  • Garden and Fencing products:

Antistain treated or Tanalith E pressure impregnated green or brown, rough or planed; pointed, chamfered, etc.; sawn as well as machine rounded and cundy peeled as well as decking.

Decking (sawfalling including 6 th grade) being the only item  regularly offered and sold as kiln dried and planed all round (PAR/S4S) to the standard profiles or buyers special profiles. Usual length is imperial 2.4/3.0/3.6/4.8 m as well as 6.0 m.

  • Hardwoods of furniture and joinery grades:

Birch, oak and ash unseasoned or kiln dried semi products for parquet, flooring and other purposes.

Should you find above of an interest and, if you may require any further clarifications, we will be pleased to answer any of your questions and look into any appropriate enquiries you may have.