Outdoor wooden furniture and accessory developed
Norwegian Institute of Wood Technology (Norsk Treteknisk Institutt) in cooperation with partner SIA “EKJU” in Latvia implements the project “Outdoor wooden furniture and accessory developed for b2b e-commerce and increased environmental requirements introduction in production”, project number AK-IES / 45. The project is implemented in cooperation with the Latvian Investment and Development Agency (LIDA). Contract number with LIDA - NP-2021/11 (signed 22.12.2021).
The aim of the project is to introduce wooden furniture and accessories for outdoor space developed for b2b e-commerce and increased environmental requirements in EKJU production. In order to be able to introduce a new b2b e-commerce wooden outdoor furniture and accessories product group into production, new equipment will be purchased within the project - a four-sided longitudinal milling machine and planer mechanization line, high-pressure impregnation equipment and 2 pcs. wood drying chambers. The project also provides IT software for the integration of the technologies purchased in the project into the production process. In addition, the transfer of good practice in wood drying and impregnation processes in cooperation between SIA EKJU and Norwegian Institute of Wood Technology.
The total cost of the project is EUR 1,125,499.73, and the financal aid is EUR 433,049.98 (funding from the Norwegian Financial Mechanism EUR 368,092.48 and state budget funding EUR 64,957.50). The aid intensity is 45% of the eligible costs.
The financial contribution of SIA “EKJU” is EUR 1,057,499.73, contribution of the cooperation partner - Norwegian Institute of Wood Technology – is EUR 38,000.00.
Project implementation place – Dardu Iela 1, Ieriki, Drabesi Parish, Cesis District, Latvia.
Project implementation time: 01.01.2022 - 31.12.2023.
Supported by a Grant from the people of Norway.