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VOSS Automotive Bulgaria

VOSS Automotive Bulgaria

Geographic Location

Country: Bulgaria
Region: Lovech; Severen tsentralen; Severna Bulgaria
Location of affected unit(s): Bahovitsa


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.
28.12 - Manufacture of fluid power equipment
Number Employed: 30
Group: VOSS Holding

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 30-01-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-01-2019
Foreseen End Date: 01-02-2020
Planned Job Creation: 500

Additional Information

Voss Automotive Bulgaria – a plant for manufacture of line assemblies, subsidiary of the German Voss Automotive, is hiring 500 workers for its new plant near Lovech.

The company’s plant in Bahovitsa village, Lovech municipality, will begin production in the middle of this year. By the end of 2020 it is planning hire 1,000 workers in total.

VOSS Automotive has plants in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Mexico and Poland. The company manufactures various automotive components - exhaust systems, connecting systems, fittings, multi-connectors, air suspension components, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, nozzles, turbines. The VOSS team unanimously chose Bulgaria among more than 22 selected countries to position their next plant.

The plant already has a big order for a large passenger car manufacturer for several million SCR lines, which it will start producing in the middle of 2019.