Official first sod of Schneider Electric’s multimillion expansion

Schneider Electric will expand its Smart Factory in Plovdiv with a multimillion investment. The official first sod was made by Maria Topchiyska – Plant Manager, Radoslav Koshkov – Country General Manager for Bulgaria, Albania, North Macedonia and Kosovo, and Georgi Tityukov – Deputy Mayor of Plovdiv. The investment will create three new production lines for […]

The Guardian marks Plovdiv as one of “the best European city breaks with a difference”

Content from The Guardian Plovdiv, Bulgaria – BEST FOR ART AND CULTURE Bulgaria’s second city has a good claim to being Europe’s oldest continuously inhabited centre. Its glory days were under the Romans – who left a marbled hillside amphitheatre and 200,000 square metres of elaborate mosaics inside the Bishop’s Basilica (reopened last year after two decades of stop-start […]

Odelo Bulgaria opens second factory near Plovdiv

Odelo Bulgaria, a manufacturer of car lights, part of the Turkish Bayraktarlar Holding, opened its second factory near Plovdiv. After the company started serial production for Mercedes and other major car companies in 2019, in April 2022 it began production of spare parts for the car lights in a second factory in Plovdiv. Thus, after […]

Cupffee and Bühler to Tackle Plastic Waste with Edible Coffee Cups

Cupffee plans to increase its production to 10 million cups per month and ultimately wants to replace at least 1% of the global supply of disposable plastic/carton coffee cups. With Bühler at its side, they are ready to take on the challenge. Cupffee, a Bulgarian start-up based in Plovdviv, and Swiss Bühler Group have been […]

Deputy Mayor Stefan Stoyanov opened Europe’s first nitrile gloves factory

Plovdiv is oficially the home of the first factory for nitrile gloves manufacturing in the European Union. The investment of BGN 15 million belongs to the Bulgarian start-up company PPS Manufacturing, which is the only manufacturer of this type of products for the healthcare and food industry. The production base is located on 6,000 square […]

Intuitive Surgical received Priority Investment Certificate

The Minister of Innovation and Growth, Daniel Lоrer, presented a certificate for Priority Investment to Intuitive Surgical under the Investment Promotion Act (IPI). The American company manufactures equipment for robotic surgery – with one of their most famous products being the Da Vinci Surgical Robot. They will invest BGN 84 million in the construction of […]

Liebherr invests EUR 17 million for a 3rd plant in Plovdiv

The global giant Liebherr opened a new plant for concrete trucks in Plovdiv. This is the third investment in a new production base of the group in Plovdiv, and this time the location is within the boundaries of the city on a plot of 37,000 sq.m. with a built-up production and warehouse area of ​​12,000 […]

AIBEST – SEE outsourcing indsutry report

Plovdiv – one of the fastest growing destinations in the outsoursing sector in Southeast Europe, a prerequisite for its rapid transformation into a leading center among non-capital cities. As the second outsourcing destination in Bulgaria, the city has serious potential for development, which is confirmed by the constant investments in the sector and rising amount […]

Schneider Electric invests over € 60 million in Plovdiv

Schneider Electric, leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, will invest over €60 million in the expansion of its Smart Factory in Plovdiv. The investment covers the expansion of the plant with 3,000 sq.m. and an increase in production capacity. Three new production lines for circuit breakers are planned, which will increase […]