INVESTORS -- Industrial Zones in Bulgaria

 

INVESTORS – Industrial Zones in Bulgaria

The Industrial Zones in Bulgaria offer attractive conditions for establishing production, warehousing and logistics. All projects are supported by the State, the Government, the Municipal Authorities and the Foreign Chambers of Industry and Commerce in Bulgaria.

 

LIEBHERR HAUSGERÄTE MARICA Ltd.

  • Company Profile

Liebherr Hausgeräte Marica Ltd. is a 100% owned subsidiary of Liebherr Hausgeräte Ochsenhausen GmbH–Germany. The company manufactures a large and varied programme of high-quality refrigerators and freezers for domestic and commercial use.  
The Liebherr family business was established in 1949 by Hans Liebherr. The great success of his first mobile, easy-to-assemble and affordable tower crane was the foundation on which the company flourished. Today Liebherr is not only one of the world’s leading manufacturers of construction machinery but is also an acknowledged supplier of technically innovative user-oriented products and services in numerous other fields. Over the years the family business has grown into what is today a group of companies, employing a workforce of approx. 22,000 in more than 100 companies on all continents.
Liebherr Group is divided into company units of manageable size, operating independently. This is to ensure proximity to the customer and the ability to respond flexibly to market signals in global competition. Operative management of the production and sales companies for the individual product segments is in the hands of divisional control companies. The Liebherr Group’s holding company is Liebherr-International AG in Bulle, Switzerland, which is entirely owned by members of the Liebherr family. The family business is already in the hands of the second generation and is jointly managed by Isolde Liebherr and Willi Liebherr.
Over 50 years Liebherr is a symbol of quality with their domestic fittings as well as with their fittings for professional usage.

www.liebherr.com

 

  • Investment

Project:

Factory for production of free-standing and
built-in refrigerators and freezers "Liebherr"

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone,
Municipality of Maritsa, Plovdiv Region

Year:

1999/2000

Workforce:

550 people

Plot size:

100 000 m²

Built up area:

22 000 m²

Year:

2006

Extension:

30 000 m² built-up area

 

 

WILLIAM HUGHES BULGARIA Ltd.

  • Company Profile

For 200 years, William Hughes has been at the forefront of the UK wire industry.
Established in 1967 and situated at the Old Coach House Preston, W Hughes and Son Ltd specialize in the provision and application of a range of technology based, plastics based liquid membrane coatings.
Utilizing knowledge, experience and technical expertise gained from many years in the industry, W Hughes offers an extensive range of advanced products and systems that both outlast and outperform traditional counterparts.
Company’s services are extensive, covering the complete range of coating requirements for industry, organisation, companies and domestic premises. Our quality is guaranteed with all applied products manufactured in accordance with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001, the international standard for quality assurance.
All manufacturing processes and stockholding facilities are based at the extensive factory premises in the south of England, from where the company supplies the whole of the UK, much of Europe and parts of the wider world.
Over thirty years experience and expertise in the application of specialist coatings, supported by fifty full-time employees guarantees excellent performance when you need it most.

www.wmhughes.co.uk

 

  • Investment

Project:

Factory for manufacturing of parts for automobile industry

Location:

Rakovski Industrial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2004

Plot size:

10 300 m²

First phase area:

1 000 m² build up area, 600 m² infrastructure

Year:

2006

Extension:

1 000 m²

 

 

SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC BULGARIA Ltd.

  • Company Profile

Schneider Electric Bulgaria Ltd. is a filial of Schneider Electric Industries SAS, France Corporation, which is a part of Schneider Electric SA multinational group. Schneider Electric Group is a world leader in production of equipment, systems and switches in the field of electricity distribution and the industrial automation and control devices. The company has the rich experience and tradition of its global trade marks Merlin Gerin, Telemecanique, Square D, as well as 120 specialized local marks. The corporation has annual sales over 10 billion Euro for 2004, 190 production units in all over the world and about 85000 personnel in 130 countries.

www.schnider-electric.bg    

   

  • Investment

Project:

Factory for manufacturing of electro-technical products

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2006-2008

Facilities:

5000 m²Production halls, warehouses, technical premises

Year:

2009 –2011

Facilities:

1 660 m² - Office and service premises

 

 

MIROGLIO BULGARIA S.A.

  • Company Profile

Miroglio Bulgaria is a filial of Miroglio Group, Italy.
The Textile Division of the Miroglio Group deals with the production and sales of a great variety of articles spanning the entire spectrum of the textile sector, from yarns and unbleached fabric to finished fabrics and transfer paper.
The Miroglio Group Textile Unit history starts in 1947, when Giuseppe Miroglio, the company's founder, set up his own industrial business. He acquired four looms and installed them in the storehouses he had built in the center of Alba fifteen years earlier. Since then, his business has evolved through several different stages.
In recent years the Miroglio Group has, as part of its investment and expansion, acquired or established companies and production plants abroad. Examples of these developments are Ulmia in Germany, Giorgetti Bulgaria and Miroglio Lana in Bulgaria.
The Textile Division also deals with the ISO 9001 quality system certification and ÖKO-TEX environment certification.

www.miroglio.com

  • Investment

 

Project:

Textile Dyeing and Printing Plant

Location:

City of Elin Pelin

Year:

1999/2000

Facilities:

49 000 m² built-up area including the following sub sites:
steam boiler room, water station, waste water treatment station, household building, administration building, gas management.

 

 

 

AGRI BULGARIA Ltd. /FERRERO GROUP/

  • Company Profile

Agri Bulgaria Ltd. is a filial of the international Ferrero Group. The company is located in Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region and manufactures and tins fruits.
Family business Ferrero is the one of world's biggest confectioners with a small portfolio of international brands including Ferrero Rocher specialty chocolates, Nutella spread and Tic Tac mints. But its biggest product is the Kinder portfolio, which encompasses a large number of different  confectionery products, led by Kinder Surprise chocolate toy eggs. Kinder is one of Italy's most international brands with global sales in excess of E2bn. At home the group markets a substantial collection of additional products including beverages.

www.ferrero.it
www.ferrero.com

 

  • Investment

Project:

Fabrication Base for Agriculture Products Treatment
(Factory for processing of cherries)

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone,
Municipality of Maritsa, Plovdiv Region

Year:

1996/1997

Facilities:

Production hall – built up area 8 640 m², open storage
areas - 30 000 m², reception building -360 m², storage tanks, petroleum storage facilities, drill well,
water supply and sewerage network.

 

 

 

SOCOTAB BULGARIA Ltd.

  • Company Profile

Socotab Bulgaria is a filial of Socotab Group tobacco concern - a word company for oriental tobacco processing with head office in Geneva. Socotab LLC is one of the leading oriental tobacco leaf merchants in the world and is a partner company of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Inc. The Socotab Group operates in all of the classical oriental growing regions
and supplies most of the leading international cigarette manufacturers.

www.socotab.com

 

  • Investment  

Project:

Oriental Tobacco Processing Plant

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2001/2004

Facilities:

52 000 m² built up area, 40 000 m² open space

Processing capacity:

75 tons green per shift

Storage capacity:

11,600 tons green;  10,100 tons packed

 

 

 

KAUFLAND BULGARIA EOOD & Co KG

  • Company Profile

Kaufland is among the biggest fast developing trade chains in Germany and Europe as well as among the leading companies in food goods’ trade in Europe. The company has more than 600 branch-offices in Germany, Czechoslovakia, Slovakia, Poland, Croatia, Romania, and since 9th March, 2006 also in Bulgaria.
The hypermarkets in Germany have enough trade areas and work under the name of Kaufland, KaufMarkt and Handelshof.
The assortment includes so own trade marks that offer products with guaranteed quality at low prices as products from local producers and brand goods.
Together with the rich food goods’ assortment, Kaufland offers a lot more non-food products at attractive prices: household articles, porcelain, textiles, electrical devices, stationery, toys, free-time articles, seasonal goods etc.
Trade objects and shops of already proved on the market companies supplement the whole assortment in the Kauland’s chain stores.

www.kaufland.bg
www.kauland.de

 

  • Investment

Project:

Kaufland Logistik – Central logistic warehouse for Bulgaria

Location:

Rakovski Industrial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Plot size:

120 500 m²

Year:

2005

First phase:

10 000 m² build up area

Year:

2006/2008

Extension:

50 000 m² build up area, 40 000 m² infrastructure

 

 

 

LINDE BULGARIA

  • Company profile

Linde Bulgaria is a filial of Linde Group, Germany that has factories in number of countries in the world. Quality of the highest standard of Materials Handling Expertise -Counseling, purchase, service.
Linde offers a wide range of Quality Used Materials Handling Equipment for example: Diesel and Gas Engine Forklift Trucks; Electric Forklift Trucks; Warehouse Trucks; Tow Tractors; Narrow Aisle Systems Trucks; Trucks for use in Explosion Hazardous Areas; Container Handling Trucks.

www.linde-forklifts.com

 

  • Investment

Project:

Factory for Handling Materials

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2006

 

 

BULSAFIL Ltd.

  • Company Profile

Bulsafil Ltd. is a 100% ownership of the Italian Safil company (head office in Biella) runs a spinning mill in the Skutare village, near Plovdiv. The mill was built in 1999/2001 as GFI featuring 18,831 m² built-up area, annual production capacity of 1,500 t woolen and mixed yearns, and 340 jobs.
In September 2005, new extension of the production and warehouse area by additional built up area of 18,000 m² was completed.
Now, four production lines with 30,000 spindles (capacity of more than 5,000 t/year) are put in operation. 450 workers (340 working days/year) are employed; most of them have been trained in Italy. 100% of the production is exported to the EU countries.

www.safil.it

 

  • Investment  

Project:

Bulsafil Spinning Factory

Location:

Village of Scoutare, Plovdiv Region

Year:

1999/2000

Facility:

19 000 m²

Extension:

2005

Facility:

18 000 m²

 

 

 

HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY BULGARIA

  • Company profile

Founded in 1967 in Korea, Hyundai Motor Company has scaled numerous obstacles and overcome the odds to earn global recognition for the advanced technology and quality of its automobiles. What has made all the difference is the people of Hyundai Motor Company and their courage to dream the impossible dream.
Never complacent with its achievements, the company is pressing ahead to achieve its goal of joining the ranks of the world's elite automakers - the global top five - backed by its sophisticated R&D capabilities, state-of-the-art production facilities at home and abroad plus aggressive market strategies. 
In just over three decades, Hyundai Motor Company has grown into the world's eighth largest automaker. Today the Hyundai cars can be found running in 190 countries world-wide.

http://www.hyundai-indcommerce.com/

 

  • Investment

Project:

Hyundai Showroom and Service

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2006

Facility:

2 500 m²

 

 

BALKAN STAR

  • Company profile

The company “Vili Betz Ltd. and Co. KD - Balkan Star” has a 10 years’ successful tradition in its presence on the Bulgarian market. The company is a part of the Betz Group – one of the biggest European companies in the field of forwarding, logistic and managing of real estates. It has started its successful activity as a general representative of Mercedes Benz. Since July 1999, only a few months after the merger of Daimler-Benz AG with Chrysler Corporation into DaimlerChrysler AG, Balkan Star expands its activity with taking the general representation for Bulgaria of the brands of Chrysler and Jeep. Since June 2002, it takes also the representation of Mitsubishi Motor Corporation as a result of the strategic alliance between DaimlerChrysler AG and the Japanese producer.

 

  • Investment

Project:

Sale-Service Center for central and south Bulgaria

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2006

Plot size:

44 000 m², exhibition hall and offices, store for spare parts, service station for cars and trucks

Facility:

4 800 m²

Brands:

"Mercedes","Chrysler Jeep", "Mitsubishi", "Dodge", "Setra"

 

 

UNCLE CHARLY Ltd.

  • Company Profile

Uncle Charly is a private Bulgarian company, based in Plovdiv. The company is well known as a producer of ice-cream and milk products. The factory is a brand new facility and the company distributes the production all over the country.

 

  • Investment

Project:

Factory for milk processing and ice-cream production

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2005

Facility:

2 500 m²

 

 

KIROV Plc.

  • Company profile

KIROV PLC. founded in 1990 as a Bulgarian company competent in the fields of import, sales and servicing of industrial equipment and professional tools for construction and industry.
The Major business partners of the company are Komatsu, Honda (Japan), Bosch, Metabo, Hawera, Fischer, Rhodius, ABC, Hettich (Germany), Ingersoll-Rand (USA), Fronius, Sola (Austria), USAG, Tusrbosol (Italy), Svedala, Dynapac, Tremix (Sweden), Haulotte, ACF (France)
The major product groups are: Electrical & Air driven Tools; Hand Tools; Earthmoving & Construction Equipment; Air Compressors; Power Products & Welding Equipment; Fixing Equipment; Car Equipment & Accessories; Green & Garden.

http://www.kirov.net/

 

 

FACTORY FOR CONCRETE ELEMENTS Ltd.

  • Company Profile

The company is part of Sienit Holding SA, ensuring most of the reinforced concrete prefabricates for the construction of the industrial facilities in the Region. All of the following products come in on the production list of the factory: foundations, pillars and columns, beams and girders, façade, roof, and floor panels, concrete posts, sewerage shafts, concrete covers, fence panels, concrete breakwater blocks.

 

  • Investment

Project:

Factory for concrete elements

Location:

Rakovski Industrial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2003

Facility:

6 000 m²

Extension:

2006

Facility:

3 000 m²

 

 

SHELL GAS BULGARIA S.A.

  • Company Profile

Shell Gas Bulgaria S.A. is a part of the international organization of Shell Group - a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, renowned for excellence in the production of fuels as well as for their global distribution. Shell Gas has successful businesses in over 60 countries where provides a prompt and reliable delivery of LPG for meeting of the energy needs.

www.shellgaslpg.com

 

  • Investment

Project:

Factory for bottling of propane-butane

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

1999

 

 

VEDISPED LTD.

  • Company Profile

Vedi Sped Ltd. was established to carry out mainly international transport and logistics, which is its major subject of activity. The company originated in 2001 as natural complement to "Ilka Stoicheva" Sole Trader, authorized by permanent Customs Agent License N 382/27.04.2000.
In 2005, the company set up its own customs terminal providing comprehensive customs services - Working out customs papers, Customs representation, Preparation and concordance of foreign trade documents, licenses, certificates, letter – certificatory, standpoint and etc., Manifesting and goods storing in a store-house under customs control, Well – proving – for customs duty by goods transit, Translations and legalizations, International transport and forwarding, Consulting
www.vedisped.com

 

  • Investment

Project:

Customs Terminal

Location:

Maritsa Industrial and Commercial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2005

Facility:

7 400 m² Terminal

 

 

PAVITAL Ltd.

  • Company Profile

Pavital Ltd. is an Italian-Bulgarian company for production and sale of vibro-pressed concrete elements. The company has a large scale of products used for different kinds of floor surfaces. New fully atomized process flow works under the technology pattern of the Spanish company POYATOS.
European technology, along the lines of continuous running dimensions, high strength and heavy-duty resistance, anti-freezing qualities, to say nothing of the attractive design, and the like.

http://www.pavital.it/

 

  • Investment

Project:

Factory for production of vibro-pressed concrete elements

Location:

Rakovski Industrial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Year:

2006

 

 

RAKOVSKI INDUSTRIAL ZONE Ltd.

  • Company Profile

Rakovski Industrial Zone Ltd. is a company for management and development of Industrial Zones. The company ensures the full-package of services to investors in order to facilitate the investment process, to shorten the terms of implementation and to deliver expert care during the exploitation period.

 

  • Investment

Project:

Administrative center – Rakovski Industrial Zone

Location:

Rakovski Industrial Zone, Plovdiv Region

Plot size:

7 200 m²

Year:

2005

Facility:

250 m² /first phase/

 

 

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