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SCHOELLY-OPTIX celebrates its 15th anniversary and is confident about the future

15 years ago the current production site SCHOELLY-OPTIX in Panagyurishte, Bulgaria was founded as a 4-man operation. Over the course of the years, the company has developed into an important pillar of the SCHÖLLY concern. Today the company employs 220 people - with a rising tendency.

In May SCHOELLY-OPTIX can look back on 15 years of company history. For this reason, a big celebration was held for the employees and their families. The guests celebrated the anniversary at a barbecue with a colorful entertainment program. Among them were many people who have been with the company since it was founded. In their speeches, Regula Schölly, co-founder of SCHÖLLY and in her current position shareholder and Doycho Ralenekow, CEO of SCHOELLY-OPTIX, mentioned the technical and economic development as well as the high employee qualification and identification of the Bulgarian company. The appreciation of the personal relationships and trust between Denzlingen and Panagyurishte, which have developed over the 15 years, were of particular importance.

In addition to the company's anniversary, the company was also pleased with the strengthening of the location. Measures for further expansion have been on the agenda since 2018. At the end of last year, for example, the company moved into a 12,000 m2 production building. The doubled capacity will imply further investment in production equipment and the recruitment of new employees. SCHOELLY-OPTIX is the largest production facility of the SCHÖLLY concern next to the headquarters in Denzlingen. With the strengthening of the Bulgarian location, the company is responding to the steadily increasing demand.