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On 15.11.2017 the Minister of Economy signed a grant agreement between the Joinery and Facades Agency Ltd. and General Directorate “European Competitiveness Funds” at the Ministry of Economy, in connection with the implementation of project BG16RFOP002-3.001-0127

“Investment in new technological equipment in ” Joinery and Facades Agency” Ltd. for improvement of energy efficiency.

The project is implemented with the financial support of the Operational Program “Innovation and Competitiveness” 2014-2020 (OPIC), co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund and the national budget of the Republic of Bulgaria. Grant procedure BG16RFOP002-3.001 “Energy efficiency for small and medium-sized enterprises”.

The main goal of the project proposal of “Joinery and Facades Agency” Ltd. is to increase competitiveness by optimizing production activities, purchasing a new automatic line for the production of windows with higher productivity and lower energy consumption.

Specific goals of the project are:

– Increasing the production capacity by optimizing the production activities with more energy efficient equipment, which fully corresponds to the needs of the enterprise;

– Reduction of production costs due to reduced energy consumption;

– Increased quality of production;

– Additional environmental benefits by reducing carbon emissions.

Thus, the main and specific objectives of this project proposal contribute to the achievement of the main objective of the procedure “Energy efficiency for small and medium enterprises”, Priority Axis 3 “Energy and resource efficiency” – providing focused support to Bulgarian small and medium enterprises for promoting the implementation of energy efficiency measures in order to achieve sustainable growth and competitiveness of the economy.

Duration of the contract: 18 months

Value of the contract: BGN 1,017,900.00.

Grant: BGN 720,110.00, of which BGN 612,093.50 are European money and BGN 108,016.50 are national co-financing.

Pursuant to Art. 50, para. 1 from Law on management of the EU structural and investment funds financing (ЗУСЕСИФ) and Government letter (ПМС) 160 / 01.07.2016 “Joinery and Facades Agency” Ltd. published a procedure for selection of a contractor with subject “Purchase of a new automated technological line for production of joinery, consisting of 6 machines” under a grant contract for financial aid BG16RFOP002-3.001-00127-C01 under the grant award procedure № BG16RFOP002-3.001 “Energy efficiency for small and medium-sized enterprises”.

The offers are submitted through the System for management and monitoring of EU funded projects 2020 (

Deadline for submission of bids January 24, 2018 – 00:00.

Application documents: