Special focus on Machine building & Automotive, Transport & Logistic Trakia Economic Zone (TEZ) is one of the biggest economic projects in Bulgaria, a public-private partnership that includes seven major industrial zones in the region of Plovdiv and it is actively supported by 9 municipalities and 2 clusters. Machine building & Automotive:
- Producing machines for food & drinks, home appliances, furniture, pharmaceutical and tobacco industries. The Machine building is rapidly growing, attracting renowned international holdings.
- Automotive – one of the fastest growing sectors in terms of the number of foreign investors operating in Plovdiv Region. Successful examples: Magna Powertrain, SMC Corporation, Sensata Technologies, SKF Group, ABB and many others. The production is entirely export oriented and meets all of the high standards of the market leaders. Transport & Logistic. The Region is characterized with intermodal terminal for a higher quality of freight transport services offering combination of different transport types. Major Bulgarian and international companies in the sector have operations in the Region.