Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products in Bulgaria: Wienerberger Bulgaria

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

A pioneer for Bulgaria in the production of higher-quality large format clay blocks with vertical perforation. Wienerberger Bulgaria is among the first five top-ranking companies of the group in terms of low energy consumption, cost effectiveness, operating profit, health and safety at work.

The factory in Lukovit is an investment of 30 m euro, implemented in just 10 months. The clay of the Lukovit field has proved to be among the top-quality materials in Wienerberger Group. The factory operates entirely on natural gas to achieve environmentally friendly production.

The new Wienerberger factory in Bulgaria is the world’s biggest facility of the group (among 260 other). It is a prototype of the latest generation of mega factories - fully robotized and automated. Innovative technologies implemented in this plant were used later in Group’s other expansions