The automotive industry is one of the priority sectors in the national economy for attracting foreign investments. Foreign companies active in this field show a particular interest in Ruse and the region. The concentration of enterprises for manufacture and assembly of automobile components on the territory of Ruse Municipality creates excellent conditions for additional investments and expansion of existing production capacities. In this way, the automotive sector is gradually becoming a determinant of the structure of the local economy.
WITTE Automotive Bulgaria SMLLC is one of the leading investors in Ruse Municipality. In 2014, the company for manufacture and assembly of automotive parts opened a modernised 15 000 sq. m administrative and production building, including logistics infrastructure. In 2018 the production and logistics areas are expanding by nearly 11 000 sq. m. At the beginning of 2018 WITTE Automotive Bulgaria SMLLC received Investment Class A.
Montupet SMLLC is an industrial group specialised in the manufacture of aluminium products for the automotive industry. The plant has three production halls in which cylinder heads and bearers are made for world-renowned automotive constructors. The company has increased its investments in the Ruse plant and has been awarded First Class Producer Award.
In 2017, MBM Metalwork LTD also expanded its production. In this way, the company improves its production capacity by 16% and its export potential by 28%. It works with international companies covering a wide range of sectors: automotive, motorcycle manufacture, household electrical appliances, furniture and more.
A.L. Filter SMLLC has many years of experience in manufacturing the full range of automotive filters. The company owns a production base in Ruse.
Investors from Hungary, Italy, Sweden and other European countries have stated investment intentions and willingness to settle on the territory of Ruse Municipality. In 2017, the Czech leader in the production of complex molds and dies for the automotive industry opened in Ruse its subsidiary – Forez BG SMLLC, with an investment of nearly EUR 1 million.