Walltopia began construction of a new development center in Bulgaria

Automation & RoboticsNewsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 3/2015


Klaymmat, a subsidiary of Walltopia - the global developer of artificial climbing walls, began construction of a new research and development center in the Economic Zone in Sofia - Bozhurishte. The project is worth around 1,63 million euro and is certified with class ”A” under the investment promotion.

The groundbreaking ceremony of the center was attended by the Bulgarian Minister of Economy Bozidar Lukarski and the CEO and founder of Walltopia Ivaylo Penchev.
Klaymmat is a manufacturer of high quality flooring for climbing centers. The main purpose of the investment project is to provide a safe environment for climbing by improving the current floor systems and develop new products.

The development center covers an area of over 17,000 sq. m and includes production facilities, administrative and storage area. The construction of the building is expected to be completed in mid-2016. The facility will open 35 new jobs.

”Let us thank the investor company that it insistently develops its projects in Bulgaria and relies on the Bulgarian workforce and on the Bulgarian institutions for its investments,” said Minister Lukarski.

Walltopia announced that this year the company will begin construction of two new plants in Bulgaria.