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WHO WE ARE

THE COMPANY

BEA is a leading manufacturer of sensing solutions for automatic doors systems. The company was founded in 1965 and its headquarters are located in Liège, Belgium. BEA also has offices in the United States, Japan and China and our products can be found across the globe.

Success within the pedestrian market and rapid advancements in technology has fueled BEA’s growth into new markets and we now offer a complete line of access control, safety and security solutions for industrial, security and transportation-based segments.

As we move forward, BEA continues to design and develop solutions for new applications, such as vehicle and people counting solutions.

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MISSION & VALUES

Our corporate culture is based on five key values. These values are pillars of our company and we incorporate them into everything we do.

  • Teamwork
    One Team, one Direction
  • Innovation
    Shaping the future together
  • Empowerment
    Encourage decision-making
  • Respect
    For us, for our customers, for our stakeholders
  • Passion
    We are motivated to achieve our most ambitious goals

BEA People

Around the world, BEA employs more than 400 enthusiastic and talented people who invest their time, talent and energy into the advancement of the BEA brand. From engineering and production to sales and support, the BEA team is dedicated to bringing our customers the highest level of satisfaction, both with our products and the support they receive.

  • tim-blanke
    Tim Blanke President
  • tim-chiappetta
    Tim Chiappetta Vice President, Director of Sales
  • matt-veres
    Matt Veres Director of Finance
  • Mike Straub Director of Engineering
  • malinda-hallett
    Malinda Hallett Director of Human Resources
  • Dan Olshansky Director of Operations
  • elmar-koch
    Elmar Koch Managing Director
  • rocco-liradelfo
    Rocco Liradelfo Finance Manager
  • michel-pranic
    Michel Pranic Sales Director
  • laurent-sarlette
    Laurent Sarlette Product & Marketing Manager
  • isabelle-faway
    Isabelle Faway HR Manager
  • olivier-de-boeck_md-686x960
    Olivier De Boeck Sales & Marketing Director
  • su-xin_financial-director-686x960
    Su Xin Financial Director
  • susan-su_rd-director-686x960
    Susan Su R&D Director
  • yvonne-liu_hr-director-686x960
    Yvonne Liu HR Director
  • wim-vandenberghe
    Wim Vandenberghe Chief Executive Officer
  • philippe-lengele
    Philippe Lengele Chief Financial Officer
  • pierre-gardier
    Pierre Gardier Chief Technology Officer
  • elmar-koch
    Elmar Koch Managing Director, Europe
  • tim-blanke
    Tim Blanke President, America
  • olivier-deboeck-md-960x960
    Olivier De Boeck Managing Director, Asia
  • philippe-van-genechten
    Philippe Van Genechten Non Executive

A HALMA logo Company

Since 2002, BEA has been a part of Halma, a global holding company headquartered in the United Kingdom. Halma-owned companies produce products and services for markets related to health, safety and environmental safety. BEA operates within the Infrastructure Sensors Division of HALMA plc.

www.halma.com

BEA History

1965
1985
1987
1988
1998
2001
2002
2007
2008
2010
2015
1965

Founding of the company Bureau d’Electronique Appliquée by Fernand Van Genechten with the aim of developing electronic projects for industrial applications.

1985

BEA received the Oscar for Exports by the Belgian government.

1987

Founding of an American subsidiary: BEA, Inc. in Pittsburgh, USA

1988

Founding of the B.E.R. (Belgian Electronic Research) department.

1998

Founding of the first Asian subsidiary: BEA Electronics, in Beijing, China.

2001

Founding of new Asian subsidiary: BEA Japan, in Tokyo, Japan.

2002

Integration of BEA in the British HALMA Group

2007

Founding of SENSORIO®, the department dedicated to markets outside the door business.

2008

Founding of an industrial department for industrial doors.

2010

ISO 9001: 2008 certification

2015

BEA celebrates its 50th anniversary.

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