Founded in 1998 with its social designation BHIA- EQUIPAMENTOS METÁLICOS LTD, it was established with a capital stock of Esc. 12.500,00.
In August 2001, the company maintained the same social designation increasing its capital stock to € 12.500,00.
In November 2008, the company proceeded to an increase of its capital stock to € 176.500,00 through the incorporation of balanced profits.
In December 2008, the company transformed its social agreement into a public limited company and simultaneously increased its capital to € 276.500,00, again through the incorpoation of balanced profits.
BHIA SA is today located in an industrial compound with an area of approx. 1,000m2. The company since its inception has been dedicated to the manufacture and commercialization of fire hose reels and metalic cabinets destined for the stowage of all sorts of fire fighting equipment. The company simultaneously commercializes all sorts of fire fighting equipment such as fire extinguishers, clappered siameses, gate valves, water based automatic suppresion systems ( sprinklers, alarm valves, water flows), etc.
We believe in inovation and in the most recent technologies, investing continuously in the development of new types of equipment, machined pieces, molds, tools and prototypes as much as in the improvement of our quality levels, in a continuous search for the best price/quality for our costumers.
In 2004, BHIA obtained from CERTIF (Portuguese Association for the Product Certification) the CE Compliance Certificate for the manufactured product “Fire Hose Reel with Semi-rigid hose”, for the Models 25/20/25P, 25/20/25B and 25/20/25M. BHIA has also obtained the Licence for the Use of the Certified Product Mark, issued by CERTIF. This way, it is guaranteed that the product fulfils the requirements established on the the NP EN 671-1:2003 standard.
In 2010, BHIA has obtained the same Certificate for the same Models but also equipped with 30m hose of 1” diameter, therefore, for the Models 25/20/25/30P; 25/20/25/30B and 25/20/25/30M.
In 2011, BHIA achieved the Certificate for all the previous Models manufactured in Stainless Steel Grinding (AISI 304 or AISI 316).
All products are submitted to a production control and to complementary testing from collected samples in our factory, according to a plan of pre established trials. The notified body CERTIF, besides the initial type-testing for the relevant characteristics of the product, the initial inspection of the Factory and the Factory porduction control, performs a continuous surveillance, assessment and approval of the Factory production control.
BHIA is currently undergoing a certification process by APCER to control its manufacturing process’s quality management according to NP EN ISO 9001:2008.
Important Notice: The non certified product dimensions, displayed on this website, are recomended dimensions. On these products, the customer shall specify in writing the desired dimensions.
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Z.I. Devesa Velha
Rua Mestre de Avis, 66
3700 – 053 SÃO JOÃO DA MADEIRA