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Profile of registrant

Belgian Maintenance Association

Identification number in the register: 80937158884-09
Registration date: 01/06/12 12:42:45

The information on this organisation was last modified on 02/06/14 08:55:41
The date of the last annual update was 02/06/14 08:55:41

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Belgian Maintenance Association
Acronym: BEMAS
Legal status: vzw-asbl
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Wim Vancauwenberghe
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Wim Vancauwenberghe
Position: Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 80 Bd. A. Reyers 
Brussels 1030
Telephone number: (+32) 27065841
Fax number: (+32) 27068542
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Asset Management and maintenance of strategic importance for the competitiveness and sustainable operation of enterprises and institutions.
The professional management and maintenance of physical assets such as machinery, buildings and other infrastructures, improves reliability and increases safety. All this contributes to sustainable economic prosperity, the protection of humans and the environment, and finally the quality of life for all.

BEMAS aims to help its members on the path to an ever better management and maintenance of physical assets.
BEMAS does this is through:
- The establishment of a network of maintenance professionals in Belgian industry;
- Providing a forum where members share knowledge and experiences;
- Spreading best practices and other knowledge on asset management and maintenance;
- The publication of information on asset management and maintenance through various communication channels;
- The establishment of working groups on specific themes and topics in the field of asset management and maintenance;
- Stimulating innovation and actively participate in research in the field of asset management and maintenance;
To undertake targeted actions to improve the image of professional asset management and maintenance in order to upgrade these areas and raise awareness among the general public;
- To encourage young people to take an education and/or a job in maintenance;
- Lobbying towards decision makers and policy makers;
- The quest for the recognition of the professions in maintenance and asset management;
- Setting up and managing a certification program in the field of asset management and maintenance;
- Maintaining relationships with similar organizations at home and abroad and undertake activities with them;
- Representing the Belgian maintenance community as a spokesman and partner at regional, national and international level.

In the past 10 years we have grown from 50 to more than 650 members active in +/- 450 companies.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:


Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Research and Technology


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Member of the EFNMS - European Federation of National Maintenance Societies.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 12/2011
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 750 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 33,187 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

balance sheet 31/12/2012:
net fixed assets: € 0
current assets: € 17.383
cash and cash equivalents: € 401.774
Total assets: € 425.257

capital including reserves: € 306.290
provisions: € 10.453
long term dept: € 1.184
current liabilities: € 107.330
Total liabilities: € 425.257

profit&loss account 31/12/2012
Total revenues: € 587.103
personnel cost: € 203.378
other operating costs: € 383.725
Operating profit: € 8.900
Net financial income: € 1.964
Net extraordinary items: € 0
Taxes on profit: € 471
Profit/loss this period: € 9.953

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.