The History of Beal
Despite its modest size, Beal qualifies as the worlds 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 metres of rope which leave the premises in Vienne annually are supported by a worldwide network of distributors spanning 40 different countries.
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 Edlinger to 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.