Sisecam: Bulgarian plants to boost output

The Bulgarian energy ministry announced that two Bulgarian plants of Turkish glass manufacturing group Şişecam are planning to boost their production of automotive windows and glassware, respectively

To support Şişecam Automotive Bulgaria’s and Paşabahçe Bulgaria’s plants the Electricity System Operator is currently investing 3 million BGN in the expansion of the power substation near the two companies’ plants in Targovishte, announced the energy ministry.

The power substation expansion is expected to be completed in March 2020.

In addition, gas transmission network operator Bulgartransgaz is building a 17.6-kilometre gas pipeline to the production facilities, in order to ensure extra quantities of natural gas. The project is expected to be wrapped up in July 2020.

The road infrastructure near the production facilities will also be improved.

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