Educational visits to Bulgaria

AB-Term

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AB-TERM was founded in early 2004 with main activity - production of professional kitchen equipment. The owners of the company are directly involved in the marketing and the production process of the business. AB-TERM is a prestigious company with specialization in manufacturing stainless steel equipment. It occupies leading position in Bulgaria in the last four to five years. Its success AB-TERM contributes to the manufacturing process, which combines modern industrial technologies in the development of mastery innovative products. Currently the company employs 25 professionals, highly skilled in manufacturing and processing of stainless steel with fully integrated technological production process.

The production facilities are located in the village of Garlyano, 10 km. west from Kyustendil, and on the international road Sofia-Skopje.

The company offers its products and services across Bulgaria and Europe, offering a fast, efficient and rational solutions, reliable and punctual delivery. Due to this competitive advantage the company is regularly exporting to many countries uncluding France, England, Holland, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Romania, Morocco.

The clients of the company are mainly from Western Europe and Bulgaria. Average value of the orders varies from BGN 40,000 to 50,000. The main raw material used is stainless steel, which is imported from Western Europe. Because the factory uses a small amount of steel, it is more profitable for it to import the steel from Europe rather than from China where the imports need to consists of very large quantities.

The The former YRofM market for kitchen equipment is not developed yet. There are prospects for developing this market as well as the markets of Serbia, Albania and Kosovo.

Most consumables are used in grinding discs. They buy from 3M, want to explore the possibility of importing discs from The former YRofM manufacturers. Further negotiations will be held with the representatives of The former YRofM manufacturers of grinding disks from Kratovo, which were participating in the project visits.

In 2013 the company successfully completed project financed under OP "Competitiveness" with a total grant of BGN 1,283 352,00. This was the second project, with funding from the European Union, which was successfully completed by the company. With the grant from the project the company acquired a high-tech and innovative equipment for metal processing.

The projects financed by the European Union grants will significantly improve the competitiveness of "AB-Therm" and will contribute for increase of its production capacity and sales revenue, will increase the productivity of the staff involved in the production process and will increase the share of exports in the total sales, reduce the direct operating costs. It will also have positive effect on the quality of the company´s products, will introduce one new technology, four innovative products, will create two new jobs, will improve the working conditions in the workplace and reduce the overall average age of the equipment in the factory.

Product range:

- Tables:  Worktables are made of chrome-nickel steel, material 1.4301 sanded with foil (option with or without bottom shelf, wall or floor position performance).
The top working plot is 40mm thick, backed with waterproof wood aterial. The structure is square tube 40x40 mm with adjustable for highness plastic legs. It is produed in the following ranges: length 2900 mm, depth 600 mm, 700 mm or 800 mm, height - 850 mm.

- Sinks:  Working tables with pools for washing (400h400h250, 500h500h250, 500h600h300) are made of chrome-nickel steel, material 1.4301 sanded with foil (option with or without bottom shelf, wall or floor position performance).
The top working plot is 40mm thick, backed with waterproof wood aterial. The structure is square tube 40x40 mm with adjustable for highness plastic legs. Other variants for production are with straight plot and a variant with a special plot for collection of the excess water.

- Cabinets:  The cabinets prdiced by AB-TERM are made of chrome-nickel steel, material 1.4301 sanded with foil (option with or without middle plot). The work plot is 40mm thick, backed with waterproof wooden material. The structure is square tube 40x40 mm with adjustable for highness plastic legs.

The types of cabinets produced include:

Hoods  -  The hoods produced by AB TERM can be custom made according to customer´s individual needs. Ventilators (wall types or tower type) are made of chrome-nickel steel, material 1.4301 sanded with foil, with a number of filters for trappig grease, which can be easily removed for cleaning.

Carts, shelves and more.  -  Racks and shelves are made of chrome-nickel steel, material 1.4301 ground foil (available with perforated or slotted shelves). Columns are profiled steel with adjustable on gighness plastic legs. The shelves can be adjusted in their height according to the preferences of the customer.

Individual solutions

In its production range AB-TERM has also specialized products for the confectionery and meat industry.