One of the largest companies in the automotive industry – Behr-Hella Thermocontrol (BHTC) has invested 16.2 million euros to expand its plant in Bulgaria, located in the economic zone of Bozhurishte. Thus, production in the company may double. With the creation of 250 new jobs, the number of employees will exceed 700 people. After expanding the plant, it will be able to produce 150,000 units a week and over 7 million a year. Together with the production base in Bozhurishte, in 2015 the company also opened a development center for the production of panels for the management of car air conditioning systems, and among the major clients are companies like Audi, BMW, Bentley, Daimler, Ford, Renault, Volvo and others.