About company

The city of Olaine, located 20 kilometres from Riga, is considered the centre of the Latvian chemical industry, and the BIOLAR chemical plant is one of the largest enterprises in Olaine. Today, BIOLAR is the only specialised chemical company in the Baltic States, and the leading manufacturer of Azo initiators in Europe.

The factory area is almost 200 thousand square metres, and the total building area is more than 70 thousand square metres.

The plant was created on the basis of the State Research and Production Association “Biolar”, which has been carrying out fundamental scientific research for more than 30 years and has been engaged in the production of thousands of different chemical reagents and highly pure substances.



At present, using many years of experience, the company “BIOLAR” specialises in experimental developments in the field of chemistry, the production of technologically complex chemical products, intermediate materials for the paint and varnish industry, and also produces ready-made paints and varnishes for various purposes, construction and household chemicals.

For this, three main productions are organised:

Chemical production

Manufacture of varnishes and resins

Enamel production

The company has an extensive production base:

Production shops
Warehouses for raw materials and finished products
Warehouses equipped with everything necessary for safe storage of liquid products
Customs warehouses 
Own road and railway access roads

Several laboratories operate at the plant:

The research laboratory is engaged in the development of new types of chemical materials.


A separate specialised laboratory conducts research in the field of organic synthesis of paints and varnishes.


Analytical laboratory carries out constant control of raw materials and finished products.

The company has implemented and successfully operates systems of international management standards ISO in the field of quality (ISO 9001), environmental protection (ISO 14001) and energy efficiency (ISO 50001).

The strategy of BIOLARS is aimed at – Providing the Latvian and foreign markets with high-quality products developed in accordance with the best traditions of the Latvian chemical school, nowadays needs and consumer demands.