Belden designs, manufactures and markets high-speed electronic cables, connectivity products and related items for the specialty data networking markets. Its focus is on segments of the worldwide cable and connectivity market that require highly differentiated and high-performance products. Belden adds value through design, engineering, excellence in manufacturing, product quality and customer service.
Safe and reliable connectivity products for railways
As one of the worldwide leading providers of connectivity solutions, Belden fulfils the highest requirements in railway applications. With a wide and innovative spectrum of products from the Belden, Hirschmann™, Lumberg Automation™ and GarrettCom brands, as well as its outstanding solution and service expertise, Belden ensures that its clients reach their goals in transport automation and monitoring quickly and safely. Whether it is high-speed trains, metros, subways or other rail vehicles – in tunnels, train stations, buses or on the open track, Belden has the right solution for any network requirement and application.
Reducing operational and commercial costs
A key consideration is total cost of ownership (TCO). Belden is able to offer its existing customers significant benefits as it sets out to reduce their TCO. Belden is not locked into any proprietary protocol so it is able to offer solutions around any protocols. If a specific cable or connector request is not available in the portfolio, it is able to create a customer-specific solution. Belden has manufacturing capabilities throughout the US, Europe and Asia, and a market presence in every region of the world.
Rail passenger safety
Make sure that you stay ahead of the game. Belden products contribute to passenger safety and ensure maximum availability based on resilient redundant technologies:
- Traffic monitoring and control for operation centres
- Network management systems for metros through to high-speed trains
- IP and analogue camera-based platform surveillance
- Public announcement and information board systems for train stations and onboard trains
- Structured and industrial cabling for all refurbishments and upgrades for surface and sub-surface stations as well as railway approved cables for trains and buses
- Wayside train-to-ground, train-to-air and train-to-train communication via WLAN
Rail signal transmission for mission-critical applications
Belden signal transmission solutions are used by customers around the globe for mission-critical applications. They trust Belden’s ability to understand their needs and meet their expectations. Belden is able to deliver tailor-made integrated solutions and has a very successful track record reducing complexity, improving overall performance and maximising return on investment.
Belden focuses on the specific needs of its local customers. However, as a globally operating company, it develops solutions to the highest standards, based on best practices and experience from around the world. Customers benefit from the central R&D facilities and around-the-clock response to meet their needs. As a global company, it is able to propose better solutions to more customers from regional and global accounts.
Belden is committed to providing the best solutions. This commitment is not just for today, but also for the future. To ensure that customers can continue to benefit from the added value of Belden products and applications, it invests in innovation. This is clearly demonstrated by its numerous patents. The technical design, the choice of materials and the production processes all comply with the qualitative requirements set by customers from a wide range of industries.
Research and development for the transportation industry
Belden develops individual solutions for its customers. Through ongoing research and development, Belden brings to market the very best in products and solutions. As a market leader, it also plays an active role in the transportation industry where Belden brand, Hirschmann, is certified according to IRIS. Belden can be found within associations around the world such as the association of the European rail industry (UNIFE) – thus helping to develop standardisation for global applications and products.