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The forklift truck building is a traditional branch for Bulgarian industry. The enterprises in this sphere are mainly concentrated in Plovdiv and the region. In the 70 and 80-es of the last century, a strong infrastructure was built up here for satisfying the needs of the forklift truck industry and it still exists and works up till now.

The company “V&R” Ltd. was established in 1991 by Zhelyasko Vichev and Nikola Rusinov. In the beginning, the activity of the company included repair works and service of lifting equipment. “V&R” Ltd. drew in ones of the leading Bulgarian specialists from the former largest truck building enterprise “Record” - Plovdiv, which was a part of the “Balkancar” system.

In 1998 we started designing and manufacture of own models engine-driven trucks under the trade mark V&R. In 2000 the company began to develop of own design electric forklift trucks and electric platforms. The design of our machines is a result of the cooperation with the studio for industrial and automobile design ,,WESFOT”-Sofia. The design is elegant and corresponding to the operational features of the equipment.

In 2001, our electric platforms, series VR-EP, were awarded a gold medal at the 57-th International Technical Fair in Plovdiv. The electric forklift trucks, series VRE and the diesel forklift trucks, series VRD, represented by the model VRD-35 Cab, were awarded a gold medal at the 58-th International Technical Fair, in 2002

In time of 2002 – 2004, the company protects its production and owns six Certificates for Industrial Design for the territory of Bulgaria and three similar Certificates for Russia.

In 1998 the company developed a new branch in its main activity - manufacture of solid printed circuit boards, design and production of electronic elements.

In a complex near Plovdiv town located in open area of 20 acres, with production and warehouse base of 3000 sq.m. and administrative and business area of 2000 sq.m., we develop a field of activity "Manufacture and mechanical treatment of metals.

In 2004 the activity of the company was certified according to ISO 9001:2000 by BVQI SA – London.

In 2007 the company is certified according to ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007, and in 2010 the activity of our company is certified by ISO 9001:2008 of TUV NORD CERT GmbH.

At present the activity of “V&R” Ltd. is in the following directions:
  • engineering, manufacturing, trade, repair and servicing of engine- and electric –driven forklift trucks and other working equipment. Mechanical machining, manufacturing and trade of spare parts;
  • repair and renovation of used lifting equipment: stackers and pallet trucks, platforms and other specialized equipment;
  • production of solid printed circuit boards, design and production of electronic devices;
  • design and engineering of equipment for food industry and stainless steel tanks for production of alcohol and soft drinks, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products.

The main fund of our company are the knowledge, the skills, the experience and the ambition of our staff, based on engagement and unity of the objectives.


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