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Belden is a manufacturer of networking, connectivity, and cable products for the industrial, enterprise, and broadcast markets. It provides copper and fiber cables, racks and enclosures, connectors, distribution boxes, ruggedized controls and sensors, and other products.

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HQClayton, MO, US
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)7,000(-22%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$2.1 B(-17%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$42.3 (-2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Belden

Roel Vestjens

Roel Vestjens

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Brian Anderson

Brian Anderson

Senior Vice President – Legal, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
John S. Stroup

John S. Stroup

Ashish Chand

Ashish Chand

Executive Vice President - Industrial Automation
Bryan C. Cressey

Bryan C. Cressey

Dean McKenna

Dean McKenna

Senior Vice President – Human Resources
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Belden Office Locations

Belden has offices in Clayton, Fremont, Indianapolis, New York and in 44 other locations
Clayton, MO, US (HQ)
1 N Brentwood Blvd 15th Floor
Fremont, CA, US
255 Fourier Ave
Indianapolis, IN, US
401 Pennsylvania Pkwy #200
New York, NY, US
19-02 Whitestone Expy #305, Queens
Richmond, IN, US
1411 NW 11th St
Richmond, IN, US
2200 US-27
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Belden Financials and Metrics

Belden Revenue

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Belden's revenue was reported to be $2.13 b in FY, 2019 which is a 17.6% decrease from the previous period.

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Belden's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
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Belden Operating Metrics

Belden's Backlog was reported to be $161.9m in FY, 2019.
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Belden Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Thinklogical LLCMay 04, 2017$160 m
TripwireDecember 09, 2014$710 m
ProSoft TechnologyJuly 30, 2014
Grass ValleyFebruary 07, 2014$220 m
PPC BroadbandDecember 11, 2012$515.70 m
Miranda TechnologiesJune 05, 2012
Byres Security Inc.September 01, 2011
ICM CorpJuly 26, 2011
Poliron Cabos Eletricos EspeciaisApril 04, 2011$30 m
GarrettComNovember 23, 2010
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Belden Revenue Breakdown

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Belden revenue breakdown by business segment: 49.3% from Industrial Solutions and 50.7% from Enterprise Solutions

Belden revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.3% from APAC, 19.2% from EMEA and 67.5% from Americas

Belden Cybersecurity Score

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Belden Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Belden News and Updates

Data stolen in hack targeting network solutions provider Belden

Networking solutions provider Belden Inc. has been hacked and employee and company data stolen. Described Tuesday by the company as a “data incident involving unauthorized access” and a “sophisticated attack by a party outside the company,” the data theft is said to involve the hackers gaining acce…

Insights on the Radio Frequency (RF) Cables Global Market to 2027 - 58 Companies Profiled Including Beijer Alma, Belden and Nexans Among Others

Dublin, Nov. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Radio Frequency (RF) Cables - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The publisher brings years of research experience to the 9th edition of this report. The 292-page report presents conci…

Playout Solutions Market Technology Outlook with 7.7% of CAGR by 2027 - Belden Inc., Imagine Communications, Pebble Beach Systems, Pixel Power, PlayBox Technology

Playout Solutions Market to 2027 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by Component (Hardware, Software, Service); Application (Sports, News, Entertainment, Lifestyle and Fashion, Others) Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Belden Expands Forescout Partnership to Protect Industrial and Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

PORTLAND, Ore. – June 17, 2020 – Belden , a leading global supplier of specialty networking solutions, and its Tripwire and Hirschmann brands today announced an extended partnership with Forescout , the leader in device visibility and control, to advance cybersecurity for industrial organizations an…

Black Dragon Capital to Acquire Grass Valley from Belden Inc.

MIAMI, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Private equity firm Black Dragon Capital will acquire the entirety of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, from Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC). The transaction is expected to close after customary regulatory...

Hagens Berman Notifies Belden (BDC) Investors of the Firm's Investigation of Possible Disclosure Violations

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP notifies investors in Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC) of the Firm's investigation of possible disclosure violations. If you purchased or otherwise acquired BDC securities between February 13, 2018 and December 4, 2018 and ...
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Belden Blogs

The 6 GHz Shared-Spectrum Band is Like a Wide-Open Road

Earlier this year, 1,200 MHz of additional spectrum – the 6 GHz band – was made available to the public for Wi-Fi devices.

Get to Know White Space, Gray Space and Meet-Me Rooms

Within any data center are two distinct and separate spaces known as “white space” and “gray space.”

Tips to Help You Decide: Rent or Own a Fusion Splicer?

To rent or to own? It’s a question we regularly encounter in our daily lives, whether we’re looking at homes, vehicles, boats or even machinery or tools.

Do Complex Cable Problems Always Require Complex Solutions? (We Say ‘No’!)

When you’ve got a challenge on your hands—compatibility issues, unexpected downtime, cable congestion or difficult moves, adds and changes—what do you do? Where do you start?

Adapter Frame or Cassette? Empty or Preloaded? How Do You Decide?

In a fiber project, there are several decisions that need to be made when it comes to splicing and connectivity.

Belden Wins Two Innovators Awards from Cabling Installation & Maintenance Magazine

St. Louis, Missouri – Oct. 15, 2020 – Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC),a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, is excited to announce that it has received two 2020 Innovators Awards from Cabling Installation & Maintenance.
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Belden Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Belden founded?

    Belden was founded in 1902.

  • Who are Belden key executives?

    Belden's key executives are Roel Vestjens, Brian Anderson and John S. Stroup.

  • How many employees does Belden have?

    Belden has 7,000 employees.

  • What is Belden revenue?

    Latest Belden annual revenue is $2.1 b.

  • What is Belden revenue per employee?

    Latest Belden revenue per employee is $304.5 k.

  • Who are Belden competitors?

    Competitors of Belden include TKH Group, Vertiv and Bahra Electric.

  • Where is Belden headquarters?

    Belden headquarters is located at 1 N Brentwood Blvd 15th Floor, Clayton.

  • Where are Belden offices?

    Belden has offices in Clayton, Fremont, Indianapolis, New York and in 44 other locations.

  • How many offices does Belden have?

    Belden has 50 offices.