About the BEC
The BEC (Belgian Electrotechnical Committee npo) is a neutral and independent standardisation platform for electrotechnics and electronics in Belgium.
All BEC activities and services are performed in compliance with national, European and international standardisation procedures and in concertation with the relevant national, European and international standardisation bodies.
Standardisation in Belgium is covered by the Standardisation Act of 3 April 2003, recently amended by the Act of 28 February 2013 introducing the Code on economic law.
The mission of the BEC
The Belgian Electrotechnical Committee has a clear mission to its target groups but also to the outside world.
The BEC ensures
The BEC ensures that the voice of Belgian interests (companies, government bodies, organisations, consumers) is heard in Belgium, Europe and around the world.
The BEC facilitates
Under BEC guidance, an initiative for standardisation (requested by the market) becomes a published and broadly applied standard.
The BEC advises
With more than 100 years of standardisation experience, the BEC has truly become a centre of expertise, ideally suited to advise interested parties and standards users.
The BEC publishes and offers for sale
The finally approved standard is published on the NBN website and can be purchased by stakeholders through their web store, from anywhere, around the clock.
The BEC in figures
1.47 million euro budget
605 registered standardization experts
248 registered companies / organisations
Our team stands for great commitment, initiative and motivation in all projects. Trust, respect and professionalism define our daily work with our experts and clients. Each of us combines high qualifications, openness, team spirit and the motivation to find tailor-made solutions that meet your questions and requirements.
With more than 100 years of standards expertise, the BEC has become a true knowledge center. Some important data from our history.
INCERT a quality label managed by the BEC
Since 2002 INCERT has been the ultimate quality label for building protection and vehicle theft.