рециклиране Scrap and recycling

Secondary raw materials and recycling for pollution-free environment

Nord holding

Nord Holding is an established name in the field of secondary raw material recycling.

The company was founded in 1995 by Borislav Malinov (majority shareholder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board).
Nord holding is specialized in the collection and recycling of secondary raw materials and scrap, including:

    (steel and pig iron)
    (copper, brass, bronze, aluminum, stainless steel, nickel, tin, zinc, and lead)

The business activity of Nord Holding focuses on waste acceptance directly from the population and enterprises for further treatment and direct sale to major Bulgarian processors and foreign recyclers.

Nord holding has built up the widest network of strategically located sites across Sofia and the country, and has its own facilities, machinery and equipment for handling all types of waste.

Since 2022 the company has been building its own recycling production capacities for waste automotive oils, tires, textile, portable batteries, aluminum, bronze, pig iron.

Wastes are transported by rail, road or sea, including sea containers and bulk cargo vessels.

Nord holding is
certified for quality management
БДС EN ISO 9001:2015.

Mission, Vision and Values of Nord holding

Our corporate identity is built on a shared mission, vision and values ​​that shape our long-term and short-term business goals.

We strive to integrate our understanding into all our internal processes, external partnerships, campaigns and initiatives. In this way, we build Nord Holding as a structure based on time-resistant principles – the backbone that keeps us safe and stable in our development.

Our mission

Nord holding’s mission can be systematized as follows:

  • To benefit all our customers and business partners;
  • To provide high added value to all our customers and business partners with the services and activities we offer;
  • To integrate and apply best practices for environmental protection.

Nord Holding is committed to protecting the environment by encouraging, promoting and facilitating the recycling of waste and raw materials.

Our vision

Our vision is to offer a raw material collection and recycling service unmatched
in terms of price, convenience, correctness and environmental friendliness.

We strive both to become a preferred business partner and to take care
of environmental protection.

Our values

The values we profess and integrate into our business processes are as follows:

  • Customers are the most important.
    Their wishes and needs matter far more than ours.
  • Relations in our team are honest, fair, correct and open.
    We value mutual respect and active cooperation in both internal and external communication.
  • Customers rely on understanding, cooperation and support.
    Our team spares no time and effort to improve our customer experience.
  • We remain flexible and adaptable, and are not afraid of change.
    We are in tune with both niche dynamics and market needs and customer expectations.
  • We care about the development of our employees.
    We organize ongoing training and upskilling by investing in the talents of our team.
  • Our promises are achievable and our goals are realistic.
    We value the trust of our customers and partners and we never let them down.
  • We integrate all niche innovations into our work.
    Our services and processes are constantly updated and optimized to keep up-to-date.

Our goals

Our goals and steps towards realizing our vision are as follows:

  • To be as flexible as possible and to adapt to the needs of the customer;
  • To keep up with market requirements by constantly developing;
  • To guarantee the quality of our products, services and activities;
  • To maintain an active and emotional relationship with our customers;
  • To offer services that bring real measurable benefits to the customer;
  • To surpass our competitors with important advantages for the customer;
  • To ensure the existence of highly productive and stable business systems;
  • To consider every change and innovation with an analysis of the potential effect on the customer;
  • To invest time and effort in maintaining our relationship with the customer;
  • To invest time and effort in gaining consumer trust in our brand and our services;
  • To take care of the provision of high incomes for the shareholders and partners of Nord Holding.

We believe that the fulfillment of these goals is not wishful thinking, but absolutely necessary to fulfill our long-term vision. Namely – to remain the most preferred choice for scrap collection, processing and recycling in Bulgaria.

Borislav Malinov


Founder, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Commercial and Financial Advisor

Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Trade Management from the University of National and World Economy. Successful entrepreneur in the fields of recycling, hospitality, e-commerce, construction and holistic medicine. Founder, majority shareholder and chairman of the Supervisory Board of Nord Holding and Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Recycling (BAR).

Александър Малинов


Member of the Supervisory Board

A successful entrepreneur with extensive experience in domestic and international trade, business development and professional sports. Co-founder and current member of the Supervisory Board of Nord Holding with main responsibilities in trade with ferrous metals. Developed and successfully placed on the  market a number of sports centres.


Нели Белчева


Executive Director / CEO

Holds an MA in Economics in Financial and Audit Control and Organization and Management of Social Security from the Dimitar A. Tsenov Academy of Economics. Specialist in the field of financial audit control, financial analysis and budgeting. She has successful managerial experience in Bulgarian and international companies, leaders on the Bulgarian market.

Iskren Nikolov Nordholding

Iskren Nikolov

Commercial Director Hazardous Waste

Holds a Bachelor’s degree in “Communications Economics” and has more than ten years of experience in managing production companies within the non-ferrous and ferrous metallurgy sectors and hazardous waste recycling. Specializes in the transboundary and domestic transportation of hazardous materials, waste, and substances and possesses comprehensive knowledge of regulations, packaging requirements, vehicle specifications, and storage and transportation practices about hazardous waste.

Atty. Veronika Kancheva

Head of the Legal Department

Master of Law from Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski.” Member of the Sofia Bar Association and the International Union of Lawyers. Certified mediator.
Over 10 years of experience in corporate, commercial, contract, civil, and property law. International experience at the European Parliament and in the UK. Fluent in English and German. Management experience in a company with a leading share in the fuel market.

Венцислав Костов


Financial Director / CFO

Holds an MA in Economics in Finance and Banking Management from the University of National and World Economy and the Dimitar A. Tsenov Academy of Economics. He has managerial experience in the field of corporate finance and banking, acquired at leading banks and commercial companies in Bulgaria. He was involved in the management of leading companies in the oil industry, logistics and banking.

Стела Димитрова


Head of Internal Audit and Inspections Department

Master of Economics specializing in “International Tourism.” She has completed business management and finance internships with the European Commission and the Economic Chamber of Austria. Stela has over 13 years of management experience in the finance sector, and she possesses extensive expertise in identifying financial risks and optimizing and managing financial reporting and control.

Катеринка Илиева


Commercial Director Non-Ferrous Metals

MSc in Chemistry from the St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia with 50 years of professional experience in the production and trade of non-ferrous metals. She worked in the non-ferrous metallurgy sector, at the Ministry of Economy, as well as at the Kurilo Metal AD scrap metal recycling plant. She has managed the progress of Nord Holding’s trade with non-ferrous metals for over 25 years.



Member of the Management Board, Commercial Director Export of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Metals

Holds a Master’s degree in Economics specializing in Marketing and Management. He has completed numerous specialized training programs in sales management and business processes. He has more than 17 years of experience in the sales and logistics of metallurgical products, making him an invaluable asset to the organization.

Явор Стефанов


Member of the Management Board, Commercial Director Ferrous Metals

Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Trade Economics from the University of National and World Economy, completed a course in Biotechnology at the University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy. He has experience in the field of customs operations and logistics, as well as over 22 years of successful professional career in the trade of ferrous metals. Member of the team of Nord Holding AD and a leading trader of ferrous metals in the company since 2000.

Илона Стойкова


Head of Environmental Policy Management, external service

Master of Laws from the St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia and consultant on environmental and legal issues in the field of environmental management. She has professional experience in the state administration, as well as in the management bodies of private funds and companies in the field of industry and energy. Environment management consultant in the private sector.

Борис Клисурски


Commercial Director Waste Oils and Tires

Holds an MA in Economics from the University of National and World Economy. He has more than 25 years of experience in trading petroleum products and used oils, with managerial positions in Greek and Bulgarian companies. Consultant of the Bulgarian Association of Recycling (BAR) in the field of recycling used oils, car tires and waste recovery.

Ивайло Василев


Trade Representative Ferrous Metals

Completed courses in General Mechanical Engineering and Instrumentation at the Technical University – Sofia and Agribusiness at the University of National and World Economy. An expert with in-depth knowledge of construction and more than 15 years of experience in the production of outdoor and print advertising. Part of the Nord Holding team since 2017.

Иван Тошков


Trade Representative Non-Ferrous Metals

Holds an MA of Economics in Marketing from the Dimitar A. Tsenov Academy of Economics, a proven professional particularly specialized in the field of corporate trade. He has over 18 years of experience in the commercial positioning and successful development of various Bulgarian and international companies.

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