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 also offer a complete line of access control, safety and security solutions for industrial-, security- and transportation-based segments.
Looking forward, BEA continues to design and develop solutions for new applications like vehicle and people counting solutions.
In cooperation with the industry, BEA develops sensor solutions aimed at increasing the performance of automatic equipment and improving comfort and safety for the user.
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.
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.
Founding of the company Bureau d’Electronique Appliquée by Fernand Van Genechten with the aim of developing electronic projects for industrial applications.
BEA received the Oscar for Exports by the Belgian government.
Founding of an American subsidiary: BEA, Inc. in Pittsburgh, USA
Founding of the B.E.R. (Belgian Electronic Research) department.
Founding of the first Asian subsidiary: BEA Electronics, in Beijing, China.
Founding of new Asian subsidiary: BEA Japan, in Tokyo, Japan.
Integration of BEA in the British HALMA Group
Founding of SENSORIO®, the department dedicated to markets outside the door business.
Founding of an industrial department for industrial doors.
ISO 9001: 2008 certification
BEA celebrates its 50th anniversary.