BEA Inc. is the world’s leading provider of sensors designed for the activation and safety of automatic doors. Our sensors can be found across the world in a variety of applications including pedestrian, industrial, security and transportation-based environments. But we are more than just door sensors.
BEA is focused on creating a convenient, safe and automated world through the advancement of sensor technology. BEA employs a diverse, global team that works tirelessly to push the edge of innovation. We are dedicated to the highest levels of service and support and take company-wide approach to ensuring customer satisfaction. BEA’s U.S. operations are located in Pittsburgh, PA with regionally-based sales and technical support across the country.
Headquartered in Liege, Belgium, BEA was founded in 1965 and has a worldwide presence with offices in Europe, Asia, as well as the United States. Since 2002, BEA has been a part of the British group HALMA, which consists of around 40 companies in the world, all of them being active in the development, production and sale of products aimed at the public and industrial sectors.
Our corporate culture is based on five key values. These values are pillars of our company and we incorporate them into everything we do.
Around the world, BEA employs more than 500 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 Safety 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.