ABB's newest production unit in Petrich built in 2019 manufactures low voltage products. The factory represents ABB's third greenfield investment in Bulgaria and is the company's fifth production unit in the country. 420 employees from the region are expected to begin working in the facility.
The factory is a 4,2 million dollar (7 million leva) greenfield investment and is located next to ABB's first base in Petrich. The new factory offers modern working places for welding, pre-assembly, final assembly and testing, divided into both manual and semi-automated operations. The facilities include 3,500 sq. m. production site, 1,500 sq. m. administration and 2,400 sq. m. logistics and dispatching zones for distribution of products.
ABB’s first production unit in Petrich was built in 1996 on a total area of 5,000 sq. m. The Petrich branch produces low-voltage control products and DIN rail mounted products. The factory’s customers are ABB companies from Germany, Italy and Switzerland.