Our History: 190 years and still innovating
Bureau Veritas was founded with a simple goal: to make shipping safer by offering up-to-date tracking information about ships, and equipment to underwriters. We created a new methodology to assess risk for ships and equipment.
NEXT GEN SHIPPING
Veristar AIM3D ushers in a new era of shipping and offshore management. Our 3D digital twinning technology lets users see real-time reports of products and assets, collaborate remotely on a shared platform, thereby boosting agility and shortening response times.
By applying technical controls to the automotive industry, we made a name for ourselves as trailblazers in a burgeoning sector.
We continue our tradition of disruption in the automotive sector with the first V2X certification program. V2X is a wireless communications technology pivotal to the introduction of self-driving cars.
During the modern industrial revolution we encouraged progress and expansion in the rail industry by providing inspection services of metal parts and equipment.
Drones facilitate the inspections process, allowing our technicians to survey assets more quickly and safely, while enabling improved infrastructure maintenance and management.
Post-WWII, we oversaw the surge in construction accompanying an era of urbanization. We reinforced our expertise aiming at protecting people and improve energy efficiency and contributed to notable projects.
We are revolutionizing construction through our Building Information Modeling (BIM) plug-in, which digitally verifies architects’ designs against standards and regulations, enhancing compliance and reliability.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
During the rise of globalization, we pre-empted the supply chain management market by introducing initiatives to improve traceability and evaluating management systems.
With the launch of Origin, consumers can follow products from factory to fingertips, giving an end-to-end snapshot of the manufacturing and production process.
Our initial public offering gave a range of investors – French and international, institutional and private – the chance to contribute to and share in our success.
As we extend our international reach, our strategic plan aims to transform how we meet the needs of clients, consumers and the communities we serve by 2020 and beyond.
With the rise of energy consumption worldwide, we helped build onshore and offshore infrastructure to fuel the global economy.
We are involved in the energy transition and emphasizing sustainable solutions, furthering our leadership in an evolving oil and gas industry.