EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Trakiya Glass Bulgaria

Company/Organisation:
Trakiya Glass Bulgaria

Geographic Location

Country: Bulgaria
Region: Targovishte; Severoiztochen; Severna Bulgaria
Location of affected unit(s): Targovishte

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products
23 - Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products
Number Employed: 1500
Group: Sisecam Group

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-07-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 08-07-2011
Foreseen End Date: 31-03-2012
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Turkish industrial giant Sisecam is planning to build a second company for household glass production in Targovishte employing 200 people.

The plant will be built together with its subsidiary Trakiya Glass Bulgaria second company  This is the sixth manufacturing facility of the Turkish glass giant in Bulgaria. At present Trakiya Glass Bulgaria employs about 1 500 people.

Sisecam Group is an industrial group with the main activity fields of glass and chemicals production.