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Balkan Star Automotive EOOD is General Distributor of Daimler AG for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars, commercial vehicles, buses and coaches and Setra buses Distributor of MTU engines General Distributor of Mitsubishi Motors General Distributor of Fiat Group Automobiles for JEEP in Bulgaria Dealer of Renault, Nissan and Dacia Dealer for Fiat and Alfa Romeo Financing, Leasing, Services Authorized Retailer for all After sales activities.

Festo is a leading world-wide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs. Our aim: maximised productivity and competitiveness for our customers.

Festo: The world's leading provider of pneumatic and electrical automation technology has the right solution for every requirement with approximately 30,000 catalogue products, customised solutions, ready-to-install automation systems and a matching range of services from SA products to before- and after-sales support. This makes Festo the partner of choice for its customers all over the world – whether in factory automation or process automation.

Festo has developed into a leading company in the field of industrial training. With its many years of experience, Festo Didactic can develop solutions which enhance learning success over the entire spectrum of production and process automation. In 26 languages for around 42,000 customers annually around the world. The key areas of our extensive range are: Learning systems and Training and consulting.

GEFCO is now the benchmark in industrial logistics, with its six major areas of expertise - Logistics, GefboxSystem, Overseas, Overland, Vehicle Distribution, and Customs and tax representation - GEFCO provides innovative global solutions to all industrial logistics problems, whether domestic or international, inbound or outbound. Present in 150 countries, GEFCO is one of the top 10 European groups. It achieved sales & revenue of 3.8 billion Euros in 2011 and employs a staff of 10,300 since the integration of Gruppo Mercurio. The Group, which has over 300 facilities worldwide, is developing in Central Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Eastern Asia and South America.

GRAMMER AG, Amberg, Germany, is specialized in the development and production of components and systems for automotive interiors as well as driver and passenger seats for offroad vehicles (tractors, construction machinery and forklifts), trucks, buses and trains. Our Seating Systems division comprises the truck and offroad seat segments as well as train and bus seating. In the Automotive division, we supply headrests, armrests and center console systems to premium automakers and automotive system suppliers.

GRAMMER Group is represented in 18 countries worldwide with a workforce of approx. 9,000 employees across its 24 fully consolidated subsidiaries, always in close proximity to the customers.

GRAMMER AD, located in Trudovetz, Bulgaria was founded in 1997 and is one of the main cut & sew centers within the GRAMMER Group. More than 600 employees are producing high-end trim covers, automotive interior components and suspended seating systems for the commercial vehicle industry.

Haycad Infotech Ltd. is a Bulgarian engineering services and software solutions provider with a special focus on the automotive industry. We are traditional partner for the integration of leading solutions for Product Development, simulation and Product Data management for the Bulgarian automotive industry.

As an exclusive reseller of one of the recognized partners of the international automotive industry for leading CAD /CAE /PLM solutions- Dassault Systèmes, we support the Bulgarian automotive industry by offering implementation, support and training for the solutions of Dassault Systèmes CATIA, ENOVIA and SIMULIA.

Our product portfolio:

  • CATIA- Virtual 3D based Product Development
  • ENOVIA- Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform
  • SIMULIA/ABAQUS - Realistic Simulations

    Our engineering team of skilled designers with experience from industrial projects in the automotive and equipment industry and engineering project manager with large experience from different development projects for well-known international automotive companies.


    We provide consultancy and project management for automotive companies considering manufacturing of automotive components in Bulgaria. The company has the full responsibility for fitting to the project constraints assuring professional project management, quality and fulfillment of the time constraints.

IMACOS Truckenmüller & Company was found in 1998 in Stuttgart by Dr. Till W. Truckenmüller graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration. In 2010 IMACOS set up a wholly-owned subsidiary company in Sofia, presently with six internationally educated professionals. Their main activities include: process and structure optimization; integrated business support for resettlement; market-entry support of Bulgarian companies in Western Europe.

IMACOS Group specializes in Interim and Turnaround Management with a focus on automotive industry. The company has 20 years experience in setting up of production, development and sales entities in Eastern Europe. It has guided more than 350 projects and over 100 transactions to success. IMACOS fields of expertise include:

IMI – your partner of choice.

IMI Bulgaria is part of IMI group, a vertically-integrated provider of electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and power semiconductor assembly and test services (SATS). Within the EMS market, we have consistently ranked among the top 30 in the world based on the Manufacturing Market Insider’s list.

We have the capabilities to take on your specific outsourcing needs, providing you with flexible solutions that encompass design, production, test development, and order fulfillment.

Industrial Commerce Ltd was established in 1990. In the beginning of its activity the company imported cars, American production. In the period 1995-1998 Industrial Commerce was appointed as official dealer of Chrysler and in 1998 - Distributor of "Hyundai Motor" for Bulgaria. The company has a substantial market share of about 7 % and operates under its own dealerships in major Bulgarian cities where are employed about 200 employees. The workshop of "Industrial Commerce" is prized as № 1 Service in Bulgaria for 2012 by the Press-Auto Club Bulgaria and Shell. The upper price segment is successfully represented by the Infiniti brand.

Johnson Controls is a global leader in automotive seating, overhead systems, door and instrument panels, and interior electronics.

On Bulgarian automotive market attended by Johnson Controls in 2001 This is the only major international company in the country that develops software solutions for the automotive industry.

Priority for Johnson Controls are innovative concepts and solutions for the automotive industry. Among the company's customers are most famous car manufacturers: Daimler Chrysler, Ford Motor Company, General Motors Corporation, Mercedes, Car Group, VW Group, Honda, Toyota and many others.

If other companies promise the world, then Johnson Controls offers something better: The chance to change it!

Rödl & Partner

Rödl & Partner is a globally operating auditing and consulting firm specialized in the areas of legal, tax, accounting and auditing services. Rödl & Partner owes its dynamic success to over three thousand entrepreneurial minded partners and colleagues working together at 89 wholly-owned locations in 39 countries.

Rödl & Partner has been actively and successfully doing business in Bulgaria since 2007. Our local presence, i.e. to be there where our clients are, ensures our closeness to the respective client. Currently we are situated in Sofia and Plovdiv, but support business all over the country.

In close collaboration with our clients we develop information for well-founded economic, tax and legal decisions that we implement together. True to our `one face to the client` approach our clients have just one contact person, regardless of where the support comes from. This is why we believe we can offer an added value which other consulting firms are not able to offer to such extent.

DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and “The Logistics Company for the world”. DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories, 275 000 employees, 29 500 vehicles, 260 aircrafts and about 34 000 Service Points worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education.

DHL Express Bulgaria took its first small steps in building for the future in 1991. The years passed and the DHL network grew ever larger, gradually reaching out to new customers in every corner of the country. At the same time, the marketplace developed and became more complex, so DHL adapted to meet the changing needs of its customers - both at global and local level. Today, DHL Express Bulgaria has more than 50 offices, 350 employees and 100 vehicles and it serves more than 15 000 customers.

Würth Elektronik iBE is a global leader in designing and manufacturing of custom-specific rod core chokes & a standardized portfolio of EMC components and power inductors for automotive applications. Our components solve problems, regardless of whether they're in the ABS control device, the airbag connector or the electronic parking brake. Our products are used in a large number of automotive subsystems related to safety. Inconspicuous and reliable – this the way they're supposed to be. We are represented in all the important markets and continents with our manufacturing facilities: Germany, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, China and Mexico. Our goal is your success and this is why you can claim "More than you expect". For more information please visit:

Litex Motors is the only Bulgarian automobile manufacturer. On 21st of February 2012 Litex Motors plant, near the city of Lovech, officially started production of Great Wall vehicles brand. The factory is one of the most modern automotive assembly plants in Europe. Its designed capacity is 50,000 vehicles per year and could be extended to 70 000 units. The Bulgarian production is with highest quality and meets all the requirements of the EU legislation.

Currently over 150 people are employed at the Litex Motors factory. The average age of the operators is 19 years and of the engineer managers is 25 years. The management team is structured with foreign consultants and managers with many years of experience in the manufacturing of the World's leading automotive brands. At full capacity /50,000 units a year/ the plant is expected to employee nearly 2,000 people. The Bulgarian company has put in practice one of the most advanced management systems for quality control and vehicles production in the World.

The partner of Litex Motors, Great Wall Motors are:

  • The only Chinese automotive manufacturer with whole vehicle type approval of its products for the EU markets
  • № 1 private car manufacturer in China and only private automotive company in China with its own crash-test laboratory
  • № 1 exporter of Chinese built vehicles
  • № 1 in the volume of exports in China

SMC Corporation is the global market leader in pneumatic and electrical automation products with a global market share of more than 30 %.

New York’s Forbes Magazine ranked SMC Corporation among the world’s100 most innovative companies.

With 50 production sites and 17,000 employees – 2,000 of whom are dedicated to research and development – SMC is a reliable partner to the industry worldwide.

Drawing on our longstanding experience in the manufacture of innovative components and our close collaboration with customers in a variety of industries, we have developed a broad portfolio of high-end services and best-practice models – SMC Customized Services.

SMC International Training is the educational division of SMC Corporation. Vast experience in the fields of industry and education led us to develop of wide range of products and services to meet the need for skills training in industrial automation. With eLERANING courses we make the theory learning easier and comfortable for everyone.

SMC Corporation has been a dynamic partner and driving force in the automotive and supplier industry for more than 40 years. We have never stopped gaining new experience on a daily basis in the global production facilities of major automotive manufacturers. This advantage can be yours also in Bulgaria.

Sumitomo Electric Bordnettse GmbH creates, produces and distributes cable assemblies for  the leading car manufacturers in Europe. Group of Sumitomo Electric Bordnettse GmbH includes 18 production plants in the world, which employ about 12 000 people. "CE Bordnettze-BULGARIA" Ltd. is part of the big family of SEBN group with a 100% foreign owned capital. "SE Bordnettse-BULGARIA" Ltd. includes two factory located in the city of Karnobat and Mezdra.


At Melexis, we engineer the sustainable future, helping cars go green

At Melexis we engineer the sustainable future by imaging, designing and marketing advanced integrated circuits.Our core experience is derived from over twenty years supplying ICs to the automotive electronics market. Melexis is an engineering innovator with strong historical contributions toward more energy efficient, safer and more reliable cars, trucks and off-road equipment. Our engineering of dozens of new, smart ICs and sensor components every year has positive impacts on fuel economy, carbon emissions and life safety systems in car brands throughout the globe. Reduced fuel consumption and lower emissions result directly from improvements in IC and IC sensor technologies created by Melexis. Advanced IC Sensors for pressure and position sensing improve engine management systems lowering fuel consumption and emissions. Bus networking ICs mean weight reduction in wire harnesses and advanced microcontroller products for Sensorless BLDC motors are critical in HEV (Hybrid and electric vehicles) and Stop/Start Systems. Optoelectronics ICs include Near Infrared thermometers, which contribute to more efficient car climate control systems, CMOS imaging sensors for safer Automated Driver Assistance systems and Time-of-Flight and HMI products to improved interior awareness and help solve distracted driving challenges. Our engineers are committed to helping our customers achieve success by targeting designs toward a more sustainable future.


KEMMLER Electronic – manufacturing and distribution of state of the art electronics is our business and your expert in cable assembly.
Headquarter of the company is located in Freiberg am Neckar /Germany/, where the coordination of international distribution, sourcing and procurement as well as in-house development and logistics is taking place. We have production facilities in Rozmital /Czech Republic/ and a Branch office in  Nanjing /China/. By the end of 2013 a new manufacturing facility will be opened in Bulgaria.
Our satisfied customers are renowned companies from all industrial sectors, such as automotive engineering, electrical appliances and medical technology, mechanical engineering as well as solar technology and wind energy.
During each step of production – from wire fabrication to the manufacturing of electrical units – compliance with the highest and newest standards of quality is our top priority.

We are focused on the individual. Therefore, our thoughts and actions are shaped by great mutual respect in working with others, the commitment to provide flawless products, the welfare of our customers and high ethical values.
World Courier

World Courier specialises in the transport of time-sensitive shipments worldwide. Handling each shipment on an individual priority basis, World Courier has built a reputation within the automotive industry for fast, reliable service.
With over 150 company owned offices worldwide, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, World Courier can devise tailored transportation solutions to meet your most challenging deadlines.
Each critical shipment is dispatched on the first available flight and is actively monitored throughout its journey. All shipments are pre-cleared through customs, where possible, before the aircraft lands. Proof of delivery is advised immediately upon arrival. 

  • Reliable and fast delivery of urgent spare parts anywhere in the world
  • Over 150 company owned offices worldwide, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • All shipments placed on the first available flight
  • On-board couriers available to handcarry critical shipments
  • Aircraft charter available when needed
  • Expert knowledge of import, export and customs regulations
  • No weight, size or value restrictions
  • Specialists in the transport of Dangerous Goods
  • All shipments individually monitored from pick-up to delivery
  • Immediate confirmation of delivery
Wolf Theiss

Wolf Theiss is one of the leading law firms in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (CEE/SEE). We have built our reputation on a combination of unrivalled local knowledge and strong international capability. We opened our first office in Vienna over 50 years ago. Our team now brings together over 350 lawyers from a diverse range of backgrounds, working across numerous industry and practice areas in 13 countries throughout the CEE/SEE region.

Our Sofia office has significant strength in all areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), banking, debt financing, project financing and capital markets, energy, telecommunications, media, automotive industry, pharmaceuticals and financial services laws and regulations. We are able to translate international requirements to local circumstances. Our lawyers have worked at senior levels for leading professional services, industrial and investment firms, have detailed knowledge of the political and business environment, and give practical legal support of the highest quality to a broad range of domestic and international clients. We have provided legal counsel and representation to numerous international automotive companies, and thus demonstrably have the necessary expertise in this industry area at our disposal.


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