Bulgaria`s Glass Contribution expands Pleven factory
Bulgarian glassware manufacturer Glass Contribution, owner of Rubin glass factory in the city of Pleven, will invest over BGN 100 million in the construction of a 300-tonne furnace at the plant. The investment is aimed at reducing CO2 emissions and meeting the criteria for sustainable production.
The furnace will be built with the help of German companies Nikolaus Sorg GmbH&Co.KG, Sorg Feuerungsbau und Service, and Excelsius Global Services. The new facility is expected to be operational at the beginning of next year, increasing the plant’s production capacity by 80%, Rubin said in statement. Glass Contribution has already invested over BGN 100 million as part of its programme to modernise equipment and maintain employment at the Pleven factory, the municipal authority said. The Rubin factory manufactures glass bottles and jars for food, oil, spirits, wine and soft drinks.
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