Looking to manufacture your products in Europe? Find the workers you need, at the best cost, in Albania.
Young workforce , average wages ~€580/month, and >15k students graduating university yearly
Most EU centers within 2-3 day road travel, modern ports & airport, and ranks 25th in the world for ease of trading across borders
Stability, export-oriented tax policies, and free trade with EU, EFTA, and more
Electricity costs below the EU average with a grid powered by 95% renewable energy
A hidden paradise with beautiful weather, welcoming locals & flavorful Mediterranean cuisine
When it comes to site selection, there are many great options. We recommend starting with the Central Corridor.
Global manufacturers are achieving their goals and expanding their footprints in Albania.
Saint - Gobain
The French corporation opened its first factory in Albania in 2016. They manufacture and distribute construction products for the local market of Albania and Kosovo, as well as export them in the region.
The Japanese firm recently started producing wiring harnesses for autos in Kamez. After initial success, they announced plans to grow to 2000 employees by 2021; with eventual plans to grow to 5000.
The German auto supplier recently opened a new factory in Albania, its 3rd since entering the market in 2014. Forschner chose Albania for its young, low-cost workforce and its stability.
The French tier 1 auto supplier found success in Elbasan. "We were very impressed by our Albanian workforce… Trainings on our rubber technics were highly successful," Delmon CEO
The German group was the first foreign firm which established its production in the electronic field in Albania.There are currently around 250 employees with a plan to grow to 500 in the upcoming years.
The South Korean firm set up shop in 2019 to produce cables in Fier, Albania. They have already grown to over 500 employees with plans to reach 2000 by 2023.
Our team is here, on the ground, to help you the entire way.
When you're exploring site options, we'll be happy to help with:
Data / Factbase
Access to local market experts
Potential site identification
Making site decisions
As you make your way to a site selection, we'll get you set up with:
Local advisory & law firms
Gov't, NGOs, & other partners
Opening & Operating
Once it is time to open, we'll be there to help with:
Local talent acquisition
Paperwork and regulations