K&K Ltd. is one of the leading fishing tackle companies in Bulgaria. It is
a major importer, manufacturer, wholesaler and exporter on Bulgarian market.
The history of K&K Ltd. begins in 1991, when Kiril Andreev and Konstantin
Zlatanov met for the first time. Their common passion for fishing quite soon
made them very good friends and at the end of 1992, still students, they founded
K&K Ltd. Both of them are dipl. engineers - specialists in computers,
but their love for fishing proved to be stronger.
In 1995 two new partners came into the company and the main office moved to Plovdiv,
the second biggest city in the country.
The company is very active in the market in promoting the modern methods of fishing - besides
advertising in all the major angling publications, it has also organized competitions,
sponsored own team and even took part in publishing a magazine. K&K Ltd was
actually the first private company in Bulgaria to give money for the development
of fishing as a sport.
At the end of 1997 were released the first monofilament lines with the brand
name Lazer. Since then, the range has grown significantly, including also braided
lines and items for fly-fishing, and now the company successfully exports these
lines to many European countries. The range of Lazer lines includes both models
for alround use and for specialized fishing. All custom requirements can also
In 1998 K&K Ltd has open a representative retail shop in Plovdiv, which is
one of the biggest in the country.
At the end of 2001 K&K Ltd has become a member of EFTTA and is the first
Bulgarian company, without foreign participation, which is a member of the association.
Since 2002 it is also a regular exhibitor at the organization’s fishing tackle show - EFTTEX.
In 2002 the existing small production of floats of the company was enlarged by
acquiring new fully automatic modern equipment. This allowed K&K to offer
to the world market high quality floats with possibility to meet all the requirements
of its customers.
The first exported floats were to a neighbour country - Turkey and now
floats are exported to countries, as far as Australia, South Africa and Canada.
In the beginning of 2005 a new wholesale warehouse was opened in the capital
Sofia to meet the rising demand and to enhance the existing distribution from
the first warehouse in Plovdiv.
At the end of same year the Plovdiv division also moved to new premices - purpose
built facilities with large warehouse, showroom and office section. This move was necessitated by the stable growth of the company and increased
volumes. The wholesale warehouse was the largest of its kind in Bulgaria and
improved even further the service for the customers.
In 2010 it was further enlarged as a new part was added to the existing facilities.