Solid 55 Ltd is registered in the city of Sofia.
Solid 55 offers door reinforcement.
The company starts manufacture of security doors with natural wood furnishing.
Solid 55 specializes in manufacture of security doors and starts the introduction of new, safe-type locking systems.
Productivity increase and trade network widening by establishment of new showrooms in Sofia and the country.
Solid 55 strengthens its position as a leader in the production of security doors with high safety level and natural decoration. A new security door construction is patented and implemented.
Creation and affirmation of contemporary production and management structure.
Substantial trading network expansion including corporate customers and distributors throughout the country.
CPU machines introduction in production. Solid 55 wins a competition of the European Bank for new software development. Development of own motor locking system which guarantees high level of security for homes and offices. The invisible locking mechanism is the main element of new intelligent doors series.
Creation of the FeRi trade mark and entering the market for steel doors of lower price. The Intelligent doors series are broadened by the new Buildings entrance door – a security door for active protection of entrances of residential buildings.
Solid 55 obtain a grant through the PHARE Technological Cohesion scheme.
Solid 55 initiates the foundation of an industrial association – “Bulgarian Windows and Doors” Association.
Revenue growth of 45%.
Production process modernization and improvement of working environment, which leads to increase of productivity of 50%.
Implementation of specialized Business Processes Management software designed to manage processes in all company departments.
First steps in foreign markets – Greece and Serbia.
Solid 55 opens a new Production and administration complex SOLID with an overall area of 4 800 sq. meters situated on 7th km Tsarigradsko shausse blvd.
Implementation of the first in Bulgaria robot-welding system used in door production.
The company receives an ISO 9001:2000 certificate for implemented and operating Quality Management System.
Official opening of the new Production and administration complex SOLID.
Solid 55 produced and donated the Zograph Monastery on Mount Athos with a special entrance door for the library in which Slavonic-Bulgarian History is kept.
SOLID 55 sponsored the construction of a beautiful playground on Bonaia str., Oborishte region in cooperation with Radio Fresh.
Solid 55 participated for the first time in the largest international exhibition of information and telecommunication systems CeBit in Hanover, Germany;
The number of intelligent iPS doors installed increases three times compared to 2006;
“Innovation” department began development of new door series entirely focused on electronics incorporation in doors;
At the beginning of the year Solid 55 purchases a real estate – land near the town of Elin Pelin on which a door factory to be built.
Solid 55 presents the first ever biometric door with built-in facial biometric data recognition software at the CeBit international exhibition.
On June 3, 2008 the first sod of a new door production plant of Solid 55 near Elin Pelin was turned. The official turning of the sod was made by the Deputy Mayor Yordan Yordanov and the manager of the investor company Solid 55 Ivan Akov. This will be the largest door factory on the Balkans with most advanced equipment.
Solid 55 becomes sponsor of the NSA (National Sports Academy ) diving team for children aged 10-15 years. The team has won many medals.
Solid 55 sponsored an event organized by Pari newspaper “Construction Company of the Year”. The event was honored by the presence of the deputy Minister of Regional Development Dancho Mihalevski and Chief Architect of Sofia Petar Dikov.
In December 2008 construction of the new plant of Solid 55 is completely finished.
Solid 55 purchased and installed the latest, most advanced machines for security doors production in its new factory in the town of Elin Pelin.
Solid 55 participated in the traditional Spring STROIKO 2000 exhibition where product range updates were shown.
The company took part in the biggest international IT solutions forum CeBIT in Hannover, Germany, for the third time.
In May, Solid 55 moves the metal division of its production in the new plant in Elin Pelin. The new TRUMPF machines are put in operation, thus productivity is increased and quality is improved significantly.
The company meets the requirements for conformity marking “CE”, according to the Ordinance on essential requirements for construction and conformity assessment of construction products.
Solid 55 doors pass tests and get a certificate for burglar resistance protection class according to the requirements of BDS EN 1630; Accordingly 40 Series – third degree and 50 Series – fourth degree burglar resistance protection class.
At the beginning of the year Solid 55 officially launches its project to build the largest doors showroom in Bulgaria. The mall is larger than 1000 m2. Our customers can enjoy great variety of samples, competent and well-trained sales team, functional playground, free parking and convenient working time. Samples of all company products can be seen in the showroom: security and intelligent doors, house doors, steel, interior, garage, fire-resistant and multifunctional doors and doors for buildings entrance.
In order to demonstrate the quality and reliability of its products, the company organized for the first time in Bulgaria demonstration of breaking in through a security door with a certificate of fourth grade burglar resistance class. In the opening day of the Stroiko 2000 exhibition on 23.03.2011 Dimitar Dimitrov – Olympic and European champion in bodybuilding – made an attempt to open the safest door.
Mission My Home – broadcasts coverage for Solid 55 in its special section of the show “How it’s done!”. The video shows how Solid 55 manage to create a complete security system out of a steel sheet.
Solid 55 is included in the Mtel campaign: M-Tel Club. As a partner of Mtel Club, Solid 55 offers all program participants attractive discounts.
Solid 55 creates a new, restructured price list based on the company’s new concept – to offer more solutions to its customers.
Products are divided in sections: House doors, apartment doors, etc.
Solid 55 launches many new products including:
- Special series of house doors xDoor;
- Series of doors with electromechanical lock only (no mechanical locking)
- ;Glass door – with aluminum frame, corresponding to other doors’ design;
- Door for nursery – offering greater sound insulation and special design – handmade painting on the side of the nursery;
- Intelligent Gun Safebox – with invisible lock.
The company builds new showroom in the form of a house that aims to recreate the real environment of a house or apartment. In this new showroom can be seen various interior and exterior door systems.
Solid 55 expands distribution network in Bulgaria.
Solid 55 enters new markets (Algeria, Romania) and significantly increases sales to distributors abroad. Solid 55 products can be seen in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Austria, Greece , Romania, Macedonia and Algeria.
The company realized a significant rise in number of intelligent doors sold, compared to previous years.