Beal is a small family enterprise employing 45 people, situated in Vienne, in the French Department of Isere.
Despite its modest size, Beal qualifies as the world’s premier manufacturer of climbing and security ropes.
This leading position is explained by indisputable technical advances in the production process compared to its competitors.
The international presence of Beal and sale of the 8 million meters of rope which leave the premises in Vienneannually are supported by a worldwide network of distributors spanning 40 different countries. In addition Beal has an associate in the USstate of Georgiawhich covers American market needs, thus overcoming in part the vicissitudes of the dollar.
ISO 9001 certified to guarantee production quality; Beal devotes 5% of its turnover to Research and Development and another 5% to promotion. A good part of the promotion budget goes to sponsoring stars of the climbing and mountaineering world: from Patrick Edlingerto Lynn Hill, from Yuji Hirayama to Fred Rouhling, most of the leading lights of climbing form part of the “Beal Team”.
First manufacturer to have obtained CE approval for its semi-static ropes, Beal is also very active in the field of security and working ropes used in industry.