Business expansion
Severna Bulgaria; Severen tsentralen; Lovech
Location of affected unit(s)
Manufacturing Of Machinery And Equipment
Manufacture Of Machinery And Equipment N.E.C.
28.12 - Manufacture of fluid power equipment

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
30 January 2019
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2019
Foreseen end date
1 February 2020


Voss Automotive Bulgaria – a plant for manufacture of line assemblies, subsidiary of the German Voss Automotive, is hiring 500 workers for its new plant near Lovech.

The company’s plant in Bahovitsa village, Lovech municipality, will begin production in the middle of this year. By the end of 2020 it is planning hire 1,000 workers in total.

VOSS Automotive has plants in Brazil, China, Germany, India, Mexico and Poland. The company manufactures various automotive components - exhaust systems, connecting systems, fittings, multi-connectors, air suspension components, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, nozzles, turbines. The VOSS team unanimously chose Bulgaria among more than 22 selected countries to position their next plant.

The plant already has a big order for a large passenger car manufacturer for several million SCR lines, which it will start producing in the middle of 2019.



Eurofound (2019), VOSS Automotive Bulgaria, Business expansion in Bulgaria, factsheet number 96655, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/96655.