Rollplast received the third certificate as an Investor Class A

The Ministry of Innovation and Growth awarded today four investment certificates with a total value of 30.5 million leva and over 170 job positions. This was stated by the Minister of Innovation and Growth, Daniel Lorer, during the certificate award ceremony, issued under the Investment Promotion Act.

Two of the certificates are for Class "A" investments and two for Class "B" investments. The briefing was attended by Deputy Minister of Innovation and Growth, Desislava Boneva, and the new Executive Director of the Bulgarian Investment Agency (BIA), Bogdan Bogdanov.

A project by Rolplast Group AD received a Class "A" certificate for expanding its production base in Kostinbrod, worth 18.2 million leva, and creating 30 job positions. This is the third Class "A" investment that the company has received. The invested costs are allocated to the construction of a production hall, administrative building, and finished product warehouse totaling 9.1 million leva, equipment and machinery worth 8.3 million leva, and photovoltaics worth 800,000 leva. The manager of the company, Svetlin Nikolchev, shared that over the years, he has felt the support of the State and the Municipality of Kostinbrod, where the production base is located, through the construction of infrastructure, sewage systems, and asphalt roads. With the receipt of the certificate, an application for state aid has been submitted for the construction of a direct road connection between the town of Kostinbrod and its Industrial Zone. The road will be 2,500 meters long, and the expected cost will be 1.5 million leva.

The other companies that received certificates are:

  • "Mareli Systems" received a Class "A" certificate for the project "Increasing the company's fireplace production capacity" worth 5,059,000 leva, with the possibility of hiring 115 workers. Class "B" certificates were received by:
  • "Smart Organic" for the project "Production-storage base for organic food" in Bozhurishte,
  • "Shipka 99," a cheese and kashkaval production company, for investments in product packaging.

Bogdan Bogdanov stated that Bulgaria has the potential to accelerate the process of attracting investments. There is a program with priority sectors with high added value for the next 18 months. We will meet with potential investors abroad and clarify our opportunities to them. We will also work with Bulgarian companies that can invest here, added Bogdanov.