With 120 years of fascinating history, BIA has acquired outstanding expertise in the mining, construction, transport and energy business in Benelux and Africa. ​

Today, BIA is looking to the future, with many exciting chapters of its story that remain to be written.

1902 - Georges BIA, a mining engineer, opened a sales office in Brussels to cover the Belgian and Congolese markets​.

1930 - Start of crushing & screening activity with Nordberg dealership agreement​.

1961 - Product Portfolio extension to earthmoving, construction and handling activities​.

1977 - BIA Group extends its offering to the Energy sector with Cummins Engines and generator sets products​.

1998 - Komatsu & BIA conclude a distribution  agreement for six countries in Africa.

2004 – Komatsu dealership extension to 11 countries in Africa as well as the Benelux​.

2006Komatsu certified technical training center creation in Dakar, Senegal​.

2009 - Rental and used equipment activity development via MatRent and 2MAT​.

2012 - New 3,000m² workshop in Belgium, with a repair and refurbishment capacities​.

2012- 2018 - Product Portfolio extension to trucks with Foton & MAN dealership agreements​.

2019 – Launch of SmartFleet, integrated innovation & technology competence centre​.

          - Inauguration of Zambian and Burkina Faso new facilities respectively 4500m² and 8000m² with rebuild and training facilities.​

2020 – Extension and renovation of BIA’s historical building in Overijse, Belgium​.

          - Inauguration of a brand-new facility in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands.​

2021 – Expansion of Metso dealership to BIA’s African territories.

         - Completion of Mining and aggregate product range with Robit, Furukawa, and GHH dealerships respectively premium brand of rock tool, drilling, and underground mining equipment.