Lufkin Industries, one of Ploiesti West Park’s first customers, opened on the 13th of June 2013 its new plant in Ploiesti West Park. In 2010 Lufkin acquired 33 ha of land within Ploiesti West Park to set-up one of their largest bases.
Headquartered in Lufkin, Texas, Lufkin Industries, Inc. is a dynamic, energy-focused company operating in the Oilfield and Power Transmission segments.
The company chose Ploiesti West Park due to the fact that Prahova County is an area with a long oil and gas tradition and expertise and with a very good geographical location enabling them to be close to their customers, partners and relevant markets.
Ploiesti West Park has developed meanwhile more than 100 ha in less than 4 years and is with 300 ha by far the biggest business park in SE-Europe. Ploiesti West park also hosts : Unilever, British American Tobacco, Schlumberger, Coficab, Federal-Mogul Friction Products, The Toro Company, Halliburton, Global Enterprises, Odjfell Well Services, Kami, Farmexpert, Lubbers Transport Group, Bianor, Pas Technologies, Modpack System, Fastenal, Neil Brothers, Chryso, Proseal, Rhein Vision, Tan Viet, Sipex, OSL Group, Kuehne + Nagel, etc.
Alinso Group CEO Ivan Lokere sees a continued growth of investments in Ploiesti West Park as more and more companies are convinced of the duties of the region, such as the availability of competent technical workforce at reasonable cost, the good geographical location and the ever improving infrastructure in the area.