Gerresheimer to invest EUR 126 mln in factory in North Macedonia
Construction of the facility is scheduled to start in the third quarter of 2022, with a view to launching operations in 2024. The new plant is expected to create more than 180 jobs ... more
Continental Romania to invest EUR 150 million 2022
The company plans to invest in projects for expansion of its buildings and in new equipment for its engineering centers as well as in its tire, electronic components and ContiTech factories in 2022 ... more
European Commission invests EUR 3,2 billion in Western Balkans
This is the first major package of projects under the EU`s ambitious Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans, which the Commission adopted in October 2020 ... more
Wacker Neuson starts construction of factory in Serbia
The Group plans to expand its activities and create many new job opportunities in Serbia, investing around EUR 23 million in 2022, followed by additional investments for subsequent construction phases ... more
Senstar opens software development branch in Romania
Senstar, specialised in video management solutions and perimeter intrusion detection systems (PIDS), has opened a software development branch in Timisoara ... more
Hella Saturnus to build EUR 108 million logistics centre in Slovenia
The company has applied for a EUR 5,4 million government incentive for the project and intends to open 50 jobs at the logistics centre by the end of 2024 ... more
Hexonic to take part in Romtherm 2022
The exhibition presents the novelties in the field of water supply, sanitary and sewerage installations, gas supply installations, technological installations, thermal installations, heating, ventilation installations, air conditioning, refrigeration, etc. ... more
Hansgrohe to build EUR 85 million plant in Serbia
The Serbian government has signed an agreement to provide financial support for the construction of the factory by investing EUR 16 million to build a 2 km road that will link the Valjevo – Lajkovac expressway to the Valjevo industrial zone ... more
Simtel Team to build turnkey solar park in Giurgiu
The photovoltaic park will generate between 52 000 MWh and 78 000 MWh annually and will be able to supply energy to over 14 000 households ... more
Clariant finishes construction of cellulosic ethanol plant in Romania
Co-products produced by the process will be used to generate renewable energy, making the plant independent of fossil energy sources ... more
Serbia to sell petrochemicals producer Petrohemija to NIS
The strategic partner intends to inject EUR 150 million (USD 177 million) in the capital of HIP-Petrohemija, acquiring a stake of up to 90% in the company`s capital. ... more
First unit of Akkuyu NPP to be complete by May 2023
Earlier this year, Turkish president Erdogan said that the Akkuyu NPP, which is being built by a unit of Russian state-owned nuclear energy corporation Rosatom, is expected to produce an estimated 35 billion kWh of electricity per year, meeting around 10% of Turkey`s electricity needs ... more
Serbia plans development of 3 industrial zones along Morava Corridor
The motorway should contribute considerably to the development of local municipalities and the environment through which it passes, and represents a great opportunity for the domestic economy and industry ... more
Swiss Landis+Gyr to acquire Turkish smart meter manufacturer Luna
The acquisition will allow Landis+Gyr to gain a meaningful share of the Turkish market, where the transition to advanced metering infrastructure has yet to commence, and utilise Luna`s vertically integrated manufacturing to drive sales in adjacent markets ... more
Construction of waste-to-energy plant in Belgrade to finish in late 2022
The capacity of the energy-from-waste plant wil be up to 30 MW of electricity, plus 56 MW of heat purchased by the municipal company Beogradske Elektrane, reducing the natural gas consumption of its Konjarnik plant by 80% in the cold season ... more

LATEST issue 3/2023

issue 3-2023



Electrical mobility in Türkiye – trends and opportunities

Electrical mobility in Türkiye – trends and opportunities

To ensure that charging systems grow in tandem with vehicle sales, the Turkish government must coordinate the deployment of public and private charging infrastructure to support all kinds of EV ... more
Pharmaceutical industry in Romania

Pharmaceutical industry in Romania

With average annual sales of 8,3 billion RON, the pharmaceutical business in Romania is thriving. The pharmaceutical industry`s value chain has grown dramatically in the past years across all segments. ... more
Serbian metal and machinery industry

Serbian metal and machinery industry

The metal processing and machinery sector in Serbia has a long history of development and it`s among the leading national production and manufacturing industries and one of the most important pillars of the local economy today ... more
Energy sector in North Macedonia

Energy sector in North Macedonia

In order to become a member of the European Union (EU), North Macedonia is currently standardizing and privatization its energy industry. The country has a great energy potential due to its favorable geographical location, natural resources and climatic ... more
Biodiesel production in SEE

Biodiesel production in SEE

During the last decade, the consumption of renewable diesel in Europe strongly increased, going from 14,3 million cubic metres in 2011 to about 19 million in 2019 ... more
LED lighting manufacturing in Türkiye

LED lighting manufacturing in Türkiye

LED manufacturing today is one of the most important segments of the Turkish lighting industry with numerous economic, social and technological factors contributing to its further development. The production and market challenges due to the COVID pandemic have ... more
Chemical production in Croatia

Chemical production in Croatia

Chemicals and pharmaceuticals, together with plastics and rubber processing are an integral part of the Croatian economy ... more