Bureau Veritas Headquarters Office
Bureau Veritas S.A.
23, Etolikou Street,
Piraeus, 185 45, Greece
Phone: +(30) 210 40 63 000
Fax: +(30) 210 40 63 118
Official website: www.bureauveritas.gr
Bureau Veritas S.A. is a global company in testing, inspection and certification services. Bureau Veritas offer services and solutions to ensure that their clients’ assets, products, infrastructure and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
Formed in June 1828 in Antwerp by underwriters Alexandre Delehaye and Louis van den Broek, and insurance broker, Auguste Morel. The Bureau Veritas name was adopted in 1829. This included the adoption of the figure of truth logo designed by Achille Deveria. The company was founded for the initial purpose of collecting, verifying and providing maritime insurance companies with precise and up-to-date information about the condition of ships and their equipment around the world. At the beginning of the 20th century, Bureau Veritas became involved in new activities: inspection of metallic parts and equipment for the rail industry and then for the whole industrial sector as well as construction. At the end of the 20th century, Bureau Veritas extended its scope to set up a merchandise inspection system for imported/exported goods before these are shipped and to set up certification of quality management. At the beginning of the 21st century, Bureau Veritas added 2 new business to its activity: consumer products testings and commodities testings.