Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products in Bulgaria: Plastchim–T

Automation & RoboticsIndustrySouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 1/2015

Company’s products include polypropylene yarn and film, BOPP films, polypropylene sewn bags, bottom bags, flexible packages (Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container). Close to 30 m EUR in investment over the past 9 years. Since 1998, Plastchim - T is the only Bulgarian producer holding a Portabulk license by Hydro Packaging (Cronus Packaging System). Since 2006 it also holds a Levoloop license.

Future investment plans include: increase flexible packages (big bags) production capacity by 25%; cast polypropylene production, capacity 8 500 t/year; new biaxial polypropylene film line with a capacity of 30 thousand tons/year (the capacity of the two existing lines is 25 thousand tons/year). This will be a unique production for Bulgaria as well as for many countries of the region - a top-ranking technology.