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Are you familiar with Radon Gas?
Radon gas is a radioactive gas ☢ formed by uranium in the soil and in the rocks. It’s present everywhere in the subsurface, in variable amounts according to geological characteristics.
Radon gas can therefore enter underground through concrete joints or pipe penetrations.
Since we know how often radon gas sneaks into your building, we found it important to check if our products helped you to keep the gas out.
We are happy to announce that we’ve received a Radon Gas Approval certificate! ✔ ✔
This means our products not only make your concrete joints waterproof, but they also keep the radon gas out!
Quality and safety are the main pillars of our company and of our products. With the help of our laboratory & testing, we will keep improving this.
14/01/2022 - Trends: Bekina is a hidden champion from the Flemish Ardennes.
During an interview with Trends, our CEO Thomas Vanderbeke talked about Bekina as a family business, the unbeatable product of Bekina Boots, the evolution of our company and the creation of the different departments, the worldwide sales market, and research and development as an essential part of our company.
Read the complete article here
The ISO 14001 certificate guarantees the implementation of an effective environmental management system by an organization. This means that Bekina NV manages the environmental aspects associated with her activities in a structured manner.
Not many organizations of our size apply ISO 14001, but for Bekina NV sustainability and the reduction of the impact on our environment are a priority. That’s why we believe it’s important to invest in this domain.
Recently, the BeSealed products Polybar+ and Bentobar+ have also been certified for the United Kingdom. Not unimportant since the Brexit. BBA stands for British Board of Agrément. It wasn’t an easy road because of the many requirements and procedures. But now that we have received this certificate, the road to strong growth in the United Kingdom lies open.
Of course, we cannot rest on our laurels. Every year, we have to pass strict audits in order to retain this certification. It is an absolute quality guarantee for our customers, not only in the UK, but also beyond. Not only in relation to our products, but also with regard to our internal processes.
BeSealed has obtained the Avis Technique certificate (ATec) for Bentobar+. This certificate is issued by the French institute CSTB. Up till now, we have not sold many BeSealed products in France, but this could soon change as a result of obtaining this ATec certificate.
As you all know, BeSealed products have been developed for waterproofing concrete structures. An example of a concrete construction is the Thames Tideway tunnel.
08/08/2019 - Bekina nv awarded VOKA Charter for Sustainable Entrepreneurship (VCDO) for second year in a row
Sustainable Entrepreneurship is embedded in our company's DNA. Every day, our people work together to address several of the United Nations’ areas of development - the so-called 17 SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals).
In 2019 has already been very busy for BeSealed! In January both BAU MUNCHEN (GE) and WORLD OF CONCRETE in Las Vegas (USA) were on the agenda. In March BeSealed will set foot ashore on the UK market with the UK CONCRETE SHOW in Birmingham.
We wish Louis and Peter a lot of success!
From 20 until 21 March 2019 you can find the BeSealed® team at the UK Concrete Show 2019 in Birmingham, UK.
From 26 to 29 November you can find BeSealed® at the Big 5 tradeshow in Dubai.
The largest construction tradeshow in the Middle East, with more than 64 000 participants making it one of the most important meeting points for the industry in the calendar.
From 19 to 21 April 2018 BeSealed® will be present at the WorldBuild India show in Mumbai. With more than 33.000 visitors and 220 exhibitors WorldBuild India is the country’s leading B2B trade exhibition dedicated to the building and architecture industry.
From 23 to 26th January 2018 BeSealed® will be present at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, thé leading international fair for the concrete industry.
From 20th till 22nd of April, our partner Permatech Concrete Solutions will be participating at Worldbuild India where they will present our BeSealed® products, amongst others.
In this article, we explain you why the use of tunnel segment gaskets with hydrophilic material is booming, especially in the Middle East.
From 8th till 11th May 2017 BeSealed® will be exhibiting at PROJECT QATAR 2017, the biggest construction fair of this Middle-Eastern country. BeSealed® will be launching it's new 'closing strip', a revolutionary hydrophilic waterstop for a better and faster sealing of formwork spacers.
BeSealed® by Bekina® Compounds is nominated for the prestigious Trends Business Tour 2016 award. Every year again, Belgian business magazine Trends selects five companies for each province that excel in innovation and sustainability.
From 21th till 24th November 2016 BeSealed® will be exhibiting at THE BIG 5 in Dubai. Visit the BeSealed® stand to discover the unique properties of our hydrophilic products for waterproofing of tunnels, dams, manholes and other precast concrete constructions.
From 26th till 28th September BeSealed® exhibited at DATEX 2016, a 3-day international conference in Teheran (Iran). Together with our partner in Iran, Shimiya Beton, we demonstrated the visitors all of the possibilities of our innovative sealing products.
From 26th till 28th September 2016 BeSealed® is participating in DATEX, the 4th Dam & Tunnel Conference & Exhibition in Teheran (Iran). We are looking forward to present you our active sealing solutions product range during this three day international event for the tunnelling industry.
From 31th March till 3th April our partner Gidro-Garant exhibited at Mosbuild, an international building trade show in Moscow, Russia. During this 4-day event, you could discover our entire range of water swellable products for the construction industry.
Dear visitor, it was a great pleasure to welcome you on our BeSealed® stand at The Big 5 in Dubai last week. We are pleased that the unique properties of our water swellable products for the construction industry have drawn your attention.
The Sealing Connector with closing strip is the perfect solution for heavy-duty concrete structures where formwork tie bars remain in situ.
From 23th till 26th November 2015 you can discover our novelties at The Big 5 (Dubai), the largest construction event in the Middle East. During these four days, the Dubai World Trade Centre is the international scene for professionals who want to stay up-to-date with the latest innovations in the construction industry.
Watex Iran, here we are!
Next 4 days you can find us at the International Water and Wastewater Exhibition in Iran, WATEX . This fair is thé world reference for the water industry, a must for any professional who wants to be informed about the latest industry trends .
Don't miss this event and stay tuned.
Good luck Peter!
Permatech and BeSealed® in India
Thank you for visiting us @The Big 5 tradeshow in Mumbai, India. During this three day event, our water sealing solutions stirred a lot of attention and interest on the Permatech-BeSealed® booth.
Hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to contact us.
Working on a new project? Find out what we can do for you.
Permatech with BeSealed® at Big 5, Mumbai
From 10 till 12 September 2015 our partner Permatech Concrete Solutions will be participating at the Big 5 in Mumbai where they will present our BeSealed® products, amongst others.
What will you experience?
During these three days, exhibitors will be presenting more than 250 live products and solutions. Various technical sessions and workshops will provide some extra insights and training on these products and solutions.
Register free via the Big 5 website: www.TheBig5ConstructIndia.com
We are looking forward to welcome you at the Permatech booth, stand nb 54E.
Permatech, The Waterproofing company.
WATEX 2015, 26-29 September 2015, Teheran, Iran
Be our guest in Teheran, Iran @ WATEX 2015. We’ll be presenting the newest innovations in Water Swellable Sealing Solutions in Hall 44-1.
The International Water and Wastewater Exhibition of Iran will be held during 26-29 September 2015 in Tehran International Ground Fair. The objective of this exposition is to act as a comprehensive resource for the industry, its members, prospective business visitors and customers by providing in-depth information about the industry and the latest trends influencing its progress.
19 November 2015: Concrete Day in Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
We kindly invite you to this year's Concrete Day, which will take place on Thursday, 19 November 2015 in Doelen (Rotterdam, The Netherlands).
The Concrete Day is widely known as thé knowledge day and meeting point for 'concrete loving Netherlands'. This year's theme is "Concrete for tomorrow". During this day, it is all about knowledge sharing. On top of that, most recent innovations will be presented and most actual top projects will be shown. In the spectacular project place, our partner Hakron nunspeet will be showing our BeSealed products under a number of current top projects.
Don't miss the knowledge day! Meet your existing customers and many new faces and get acquainted with the latest technological developments. There is a divers and interesting conference program, with several parallel sessions.
More information: www.betondag.nl
More information about our partner Hakron: www.hakron.nl
Water Swell Solutions on The BIG 5, Dubaï
Visit us from 23th till 26th November 2015 on the BIG 5 exhibition in Dubai. The world's largest and most innovative trade show for building materials and technology attracts over 2,750 leading exhibitors in the construction industry every year.
It goes without saying that Bekina Compounds will be there too! Visit our booth and discover the advantages of working with the newest BeSealed waterswell products.
Water Swellable Sealing Systems at RESTA, Lithuania
Our water swellable sealing systems are gaining popularity in the Baltic States. For over 20 years RESTA has been the largest construction and renovation exhibition in the region aiming at the construction industry professionals and end-users interested in construction and renovation. No wonder Besealed® was present!
Meet our new BeSealed® fixation accessories
New: BeSealed® Fixing Glue & Metal Wire Mesh
From today on we also offer you powerful fixation glue and metal wire meshes for ultra-efficient fixation of our water swellable sealing bars, even in the most demanding working environments.
The BeSealed fixing glue is very fast curing and disposes of an excellent adhesion strength. The compound is optimized for extra powerful fixation of Polybar+ and Bentobar+ on concrete and brick surfaces.
Our U-shaped Metal Wire meshes are extremely user-friendly due to their high-level finishing and are perfect for vertical fixation. Easy to bend, no sharp cutting edges.
You inspire us. These new product accessories are the result of a constant dialogue with our end users. If you have any questions or suggestions on how we can improve your professional life, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BeSealed® looks back at a successful trade fair in Istanbul
Last week, BeSealed® proudly presented its water swellable product range in Turkey at the Scaffolding and Formwork Exhibition in Istanbul. The interest in the BeSealed® concept and product range was great and we received several applications for new product developments. Our R&D department can start working on that.
Belgian Magazine 'De Vlaamse Ondernemer'
CEO Thomas Vanderbeke in the Belgian magazine ‘De Vlaamse Ondernemer’:
"BeSealed® doesn’t only offer a standard product range. The company is a strong partner for tailor-made product solutions as active sealing systems do offer added value in various industries."
Come to visit us during the exhibition days in the Tokyo Hilton on July 8th and Wednesday July 9th 2014!
Bekina® Compounds impressive Voka Ambassador East Flanders 2014
It is an honour that we can be an example of effective entrepreneurship. We hope to inspire others with our approach !
"Monday evening November 24th, more than 300 entrepreneurs gathered in the Flemish Opera in Ghent to elect the Voka Ambassador Eastern Flanders 2014.
Father and son, Georges and Thomas Vanderbeke from Bekina® Compounds in Kluisbergen were very proud to take the prestigious Award home.
"The election was for 50% determined by a professional jury. The other 50% of the votes were in hands of the entrepreneurs who were present that evening. The theme for this year’s election was growth, since growing companies are our only social security. Bekina® Compounds, with the complete production process located in Kluisbergen, and customers spread worldwide has made the best impression."
May we introduce BeSealed®? Bekina® Compounds' latest pride and joy! The revolutionary BeSealed® sealing products are the first-ever, certified, active solutions for combating leak and moisture problems in the concrete and construction industries. Our Sealing Plugs, Sealing UFOs, Sealing Connectors and self-expanding sealing joints keep your concrete formwork 100% watertight and require no after-treatment. If you'd like more information, please take a look at our product range.
It's election fever time at Voka, the Flanders' Chamber of Commerce & Industry! Members are about to cast their vote for its annual award. Bekina® Compounds has already been awarded the ambassadorship for the Flemish Ardennes region and now it's been nominated as Voka Ambassador 2014 for East Flanders. Help bump Bekina® Compounds up to first place! Sign up for the Voka event, take part in the public jury and vote for us!