Plovdiv and Intel partner in the field of education

Bulgaria is the first country in Europe with which the US giant has signed such an agreement The Municipality of Plovdiv and the US technology company Intel Corporation presented their first initiative in the field of education. They will collaborate on the implementation and development of Intel’s STEM program “Skills for Innovation”, which aims to […]

100 new jobs in a new plant in Plovdiv

This weekend (on February 5, 2022) the new enterprise was officially opened by the executive director of the company eng. Ivan Cholakov and the mayor of the city Zdravko Dimitrov, who cut the ribbon of the new building. The company is the only one in Bulgaria that develops and manufactures the full range of special […]

New factory for organic fruit juice opens in Plovdiv region

A factory for organic fruit processing will be built in the village of Radinovo. Organic juices will be produced there entirely from fresh fruit. The new enterprise will become part of the large industrial family in Industrial Zone Marica, which is part of Trakia Economic Zone. At the end of November 2021, medical center “Trakia Medical – […]

Electronics manufacturing leader shows interest Plovdiv

Another high-tech company shows interest in Plovdiv and the region. A representative of a global electronics giant with more than 2,500 employees and a number of factories in Asia and Europe visited Plovdiv to explore the benefits that the local business climate offers. The company’s expertise extends from medical equipment to electric vehicles, smart devices […]

High-tech company considers investing in Plovdiv

German company for electronic components manufacturing with interest in Plovdiv. The main area in which the company operates is the production of electronic components for the semiconductor and automotive industries, through a full course of stamping, etching, injection molding, assembly and testing. In addition to its production activities, the company also performs a number of […]

Plovdiv is the second IT&BPO center in Bulgaria

Plovdiv is the second IT and BPO center in Bulgaria in terms of both number of companies and employees, which exceed 7,000. Given the trends, this number is expected to increase by nearly 5,000 people in the coming years. The Outsourcing sector is one of the fastest growing in Bulgaria and the pandemic not only […]

Bulgarian exports to Germany once again triumph over imports

Interview with Dr. Mitko Vassilev, General Manager of AHK on the Bulgarian-German economic relationships in 2021, possible investments and what German businesses in Bulgaria expect from the future. Mr. Vassilev, almost 2 years after the beginning of the pandemic, how is Bulgaria’s trade with Germany developing? Has it recovered to pre-pandemic? Despite the challenges to […]

Opportunity for one-to-one business meetings with Korean companies

In honor of the 60th anniversary of its founding, KOTRA is inviting all interested companies to attend the event “MOVING KOTRA TO PLOVDIV”. Representatives of KOTRA Sofia will visit Plovdiv to meet in person with local business representatives and organize individual business meetings with potential Korean partners. KOTRA Sofia – Trade Section of the Embassy of […]

Plovdiv’s alternative public transport

The city’s dream for green public transport dates back to 1892. The Plovdiv project actually precedes Sofia’s trams by almost a decade. After realizing that the trams would not arrive, the city reoriented. For the past 30 years, Plovdiv has been putting forward the idea of ecological and functional rail transport, but this time in […]

Maxcom and Pierer Group with huge investment in e-bikes

The leading Bulgarian bicycle manufacturer Maxcom and the Austrian giant Pierer Group officially established a joint compay and purchased 200 decares in Trakia Economic Zone. The investment, announced earlier this year, aims to establish one of the largest e-bike production facilities in Europe. The work on the investment has already started, with construction expected to […]


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