Litens sets up its second European plant in Romania
The Canadian Automotive group Litens has opened its second European manufacturing plant in Romania. ... more
Osram opened its first factory in Bulgaria
German lightning devices manufacturer Osram officially opened its first factory in Bulgaria. ... more
Hidria awarded as best supplier of PSA Peugeot Citroen
The Slovenian company Hidria and its subsidiary Hidria AET were awarded the prize for best supplier, PSA Best Plant 2017 by PSA Peugeot Citroen. The Idrija-based company is a manufacturer of key parts for steering wheel systems and high-performance electro motors for hybrid and electric vehicles. The French multinational group is planning to continue working with Hidria on engine development after 2022, the Slovenian firm stated on its website. Besides the PSA group, Hidria also provides solutions for Opel ... more
Austrian company constructs a modern plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Austrian manufacturer of measurement and laboratory instruments Anton Paar is planning to build a new business and manufacturing facility in the Municipality of Brod, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Mayor of the Municipality of Brod, Ilija Jovicic, already handed over the building permit for the construction to the representatives of the company at the location Mocila and after that the foundation stone was laid, the Foreign Investment Promotion Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina reported. ... more
Remus to build a new production facility in Sanski Most
The Austrian company Remus announced it was building a new manufacturing facility in Sanski Most, a city in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina. Remus is one of the largest global producers of exhaust pipes for the automotive industry. Currently the company’s personnel numbers 150 people. The new investment is aimed at doubling the company’s production and will result in hiring 130 more workers, the company said. ... more
Diltech held the third edition of Plastforum
The third edition of Plastforum, the event organized by Diltech in the field of plastics processing, took place on June 24th-25th 2017 in Plovdiv. A number of well-known manufacturers such as KraussMaffei IMM, KraussMaffei Berstorff, MotanColortronic, ONI, Regloplas and Maplan presented their latest solutions at the forum. ... more
MEP Teknik to exhibit at ITF Plovdiv 2017
MEP Teknik will take part for a consecutive year in the upcoming edition of the International Technical Fair, which will take place between September 25 - 30 2017 in Plovdiv, informs the company. ... more
The Macedonian industry discussed the proposed regulation for industrial emissions
The Metallurgy Association in Macedonia organized a meeting in the country’s Economic Chamber which brought together representatives of the industry. ... more
SOL Group implemented a hydropower project worth 1,3 million euro
The Italian company SOL Group invested 1,3 million euro in the construction of a small hydropower plant in the village of Bijelo Bucje, near municipality Teslic in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... more
Saudi- Egyptian Al Aboud Holding acquires Burdur solar plant in Turkey
The Saudi and Egyptian Al Aboud Holding Company will be the new owner of the Turkey-based 6.6 MW Burdur Solar Plant of Tekno Ray Solar, a JV between Italy’s Enerray SPA and Turkey’s Tekno Group of Companies. ... more
Textile sector with new opportunities for collaboration between Albanian and Dutch businesses
A workshop named "Opportunities for cooperation between Albania and the Netherlands in the textile and footwear industry" was held in Tirana. The seminar was organized with the support of the Dutch Embassy in Tirana, in cooperation with CSR Netherlands, MVO Nederland and AIDA, as the main Albanian partner in this project. ... more
The 40th World Congress of Vine and Wine was held in Sofia
The 40th anniversary edition of the World Congress of Vine and Wine was held on May 29 – June 2 this year in Sofia, Bulgaria. Over 1000 delegates from all over the world had the opportunity to learn more about Bulgarian wines at the Hotel Marinela, EFE Hall. The forum gathered over 1000 representatives from member states of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV). ... more
BAT acquires leading brands from Bulgaria’s Bulgartabac
British American Tobacco (BAT) has reported the signing of an agreement with Bulgarian cigarette maker Bulgartabac, within which BAT is to acquire some of its leading cigarette brands in a deal worth more than EUR 100 million. The deal is subject of anti-trust approvals and is expected to be concluded by the end of June this year, the company said in a statement. ... more
Two Belgian companies confirmed interest in investing in Macedonia
The CEO of the Agency for Foreign Investments and Export Promotion of the Republic of Macedonia Visar Fida had an official visit to Belgium recently. ... more
Sremska Mlekara buys DIB Bujanovac for cigarette production in southern Serbia
Sremska Mlekara bought 57,93% of the capital of Duvanska Industrija Bujanovac (DIB), as announced by the Serbian Ministry of Economy. According to Sremska Mlekara’s director Rade Basta, the idea is for DIB to be revived and for cigarette production to start again in Serbia’s southernmost area. ... more