Sensata Technologies, one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions held the official groundbreaking ceremony for mark the start of the construction of new production building and warehouse facility in Botevgrad.
The new building will cover a total of 4,000 sq.m and has been design to offer a high level of construction and energy efficiency. The investment in construction and production equipment is $ 27 million. 300 new jobs will be opened with the new production extension.
In addition, the new building will make use of innovative elements to reduce the impact on the environment.
The ceremony was presented by Tommy Ver Elst, Managing Director at Sensata Technologies, Bulgaria, and attended by Ivan Gavalyugov, mayor of Botevgrad Municipality, deputy mayor, chief architect of the municipality, representatives of general contractor of the project and Sensata employees.
“Sensata is proud to bring new investments, jobs and opportunities to sites/cities across Bulgaria where the company operates. Sensata is known for its visionary investments that aid to significantly deepen our long-term partnership with the city and people of Botevgrad,” said Tommy Ver Elst, “I wish to underline the collaboration of Botevgrad municipality and our company and to thank Mr. Gavalyugov for their support that will help to ensure the success of this very important project. With this new expansion, we are redoubling our commitment to be a preferable employer, partner and neighbor of choice. Sensata Technologies is the biggest employer of Bulgarian automotive industry with over 4,700 employees.” added Tommy Ver Elst.