i-access-controli-artwork-protectioni-automated-windowsi-barrier-freei-barriersi-bus-doorsfooi-crosswalki-emergency-calli-escalatorsi-flammablei-gatesi-guidancei-high-performance@1x-100Asset 2innovation_iconi-knowing-acti-loading-docki-low-energy-doorfooi-parkingi-pass-through-windowi-people-countingi-perimeter-protectioni-plateform-screen-doori-request-to-exiti-revolving-doori-sectional-doorAsset 3i-sliding-doorsi-swinging-doorsi-toll-gatesGroup 15i-train-doorsi-vehicle-classificationi-warehousingArtboardempowermentAsset 1Asset 2innovationbrochureGroup 11productpassionproductsrespectAsset 3Combined ShapeteamworkArtboard@2xGroup 11whitepaperwiring-diagramsairporthospitalsindustrylogisticsretailfacebookinstagramlinkedintwitterwechatYouku-iconyoutubearrowarrow-redux-bigarrow-redux-toparrow-redux-toparrow-reduxarrowArtboard@2xcountrydownloadeyefile2filtergridhamburgerlanguagelistnopdfphoneplusresetsearchsubscribevideoyesArtboard@2xco2flexible rapidespiralsectionnelspiral rapideenergywalletArtboard

We've detected you are coming from another region. Please choose one of the options:

Please select your preferred market and language

Go
Or

WHO WE ARE

THE COMPANY

At BEA Americas, our team is inspired and empowered to provide advanced sensor solutions which help to grow a safe and convenient automated world. BEA is a world leader in developing sensors for the safety and activation of automated systems including pedestrian and industrial automatic doors, vehicle gates and barriers, transportation systems, security access control, and retail sensing applications.

Founded in Liege, Belgium in 1965, BEA has pioneered advances in sensing solutions for the automatic entrance market for more than 50 years and maintains a global presence today through its established group of regional operating companies. BEA Americas was founded in 1987 and serves an international customer base across North and South America from its US headquarters located in Pittsburgh, PA.

BEA Group is a subsidiary of Halma plc, a global group of life-saving technology companies that makes products for hazard detection and life protection dedicated to growing a safer, cleaner, and healthier future for everyone, everywhere. Halma plc is traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: HLMA) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

bea-building-3

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 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.

  • TIM BLANKE - SUIT NO TIE
    Tim Blanke President
  • Matt Veres
    Matt Veres Director of Finance
  • Jason-Altman-web
    Jason Altman Director of Sales
  • Paul Battle Director of Operations
  • SriRam-Gopalan
    SriRam Gopalan Director of Marketing
  • Susan-Su
    Susan Su Director of Engineering
  • Tim Chiappetta VP of Business Development
  • TONI
    Toni DeFigio Human Resources Manager
Loader
  • elmar-koch
    Elmar Koch Managing Director
  • rocco-liradelfo
    Rocco Liradelfo Finance Manager
  • michel-pranic
    Michel Pranic Sales Director
  • sebastien-van-loo
    Sebastien Van Loo Head of R&D
  • melissa-palomba
    Melissa Palomba HR Business Partner
Loader
  • Olivier De Boeck
    Olivier De Boeck Managing Director, Asia
  • Christina Liu
    Christina Liu Financial Director
  • Fred Wang
    Fred Wang Plant Director
  • Vivek Krishnan
    Vivek Krishnan Marketing Director
  • Paul Liu
    Paul Liu R&D Director
Loader
  • wim-vandenberghe
    Wim Vandenberghe Chief Executive Officer
  • philippe-lengele
    Philippe Lengele Chief Financial Officer
  • pierre-gardier
    Pierre Gardier Chief Technology Officer
  • laurent-sarlette
    Laurent Sarlette Chief Marketing Officer (co-opted)
  • pierre-yves-guidi-1000px
    Pierre Yves Guidi Operations Director (co-opted)
  • elmar-koch
    Elmar Koch Managing Director, Europe
  • TIM BLANKE - SUIT AND TIE
    Tim Blanke President, Americas
  • an-bomans-5-1440x1440
    An Bomans Human Resources Director
  • Olivier De Boeck
    Olivier De Boeck Managing Director, Asia
  • philippe-van-genechten
    Philippe Van Genechten Non Executive
Loader

HALMA logo

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.

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
Halma_Logo_Horizontal_RGB_Brown-1600x739

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.

Associations

  • AAADM 2019
  • DHI - RGB
need more information? Contact Us