Belimo Holding AG

The Belimo Group is organized into Markets (Europe, Americas, Asia/Pacific), Innovation, Production, Customizing & Distribution, Finance & Business Services, and Global Product Management.

Belimo is a listed clean technology company with a staff of more than 1400 worldwide. Belimo is a global market leader in the development, production and marketing of actuator solutions for controlling heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

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About Belimo Americas

Belimo Americas serves customers throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Belimo Aircontrols is an integral part of Belimo Holding AG (, a publicly held company headquartered in Hinwil, Switzerland with business units in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

Belimo focuses solely on innovative technology in damper actuators and control valves. Since its inception in 1975, the major developments in HVAC actuator technology have come from Belimo.

Belimo products help create comfort, safety, and efficiency in buildings. Our customers’ satisfaction and loyalty have made us a leader in HVAC throughout the world. Visit Belimo Projects to view an overview sampling of recent installation with energy savings.

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Being market leader is an obligation and a source of motivation.

Belimo continues to be a trusted partner across the globe for its customers, offering them the added value they expect. Research and market-relevant innovation as well as rapid and customized execution are key to success. Commitment, credibility and reliability characterize our behavior.

Belimo delivers more than just products. We support our customers with innovative, efficient and energy-optimizing solutions that bring success to our customers and ourselves. We listen to our customers throughout the world, and respond to their needs. We deliver superior solutions, operational excellence, credibility and trust.

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Mission & Values

We strive for mutual success.

We are successful when we offer our customers more value. This is why we deliver top performance in everything we do. This mission, our values, and the code of conduct, guide and accompany us on our way to the top.

Belimo is global market leader in the development, production and marketing of actuator solutions for controlling heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Actuators, control valves and sensors make up the company’s core business.

We offer our customers more value than they expect and more than others can offer. We can achieve this by delivering superior solutions. We must also offer operational excellence and two key aspects that are difficult to quantify but crucial to success: credibility and trust.


Being market leader is an obligation and a source of motivation.

June 1, 1975

BELIMO Automation AG founded by Walter Burkhalter, Anton Heinrich Hütte, Ludwig Linsi, Walter Linsi, Werner Roner, and Karl Stocker


Development of the plug-on actuator (actuator mounted directly on the damper spindle – a world premiere that cut assembly time to a third)

August 1976

Delivery of the first SM1 ... plug-on actuators


  • Establishment of a Distribution Company in German
  • Development of the first spring return actuators specifically for fire protection


Product range extended to include the FM... spring return actuator and the VAV-Control air volume system

1984 / 1985

Representatives in the UK, Finland, Norway, Austria, Denmark, France, Sweden and the Netherlands upgraded to independent Distribution Companies (franchise holders)


Assembly of the millionth actuator


Establishment of Belimo Aircontrols USA


  • Annual sales pass the CHF 50 million mark for the first time
  • Subsidiary company founded in Spain


Number of assembled actuators reaches five million

1993 / 1994

Subsidiary companies founded in Austria, the UK and France

November 10, 1995

BELIMO Holding AG becomes a public company (first day of trading on the Zurich Stock Exchange)


  • Number of actuators assembled per year reaches one million for the first time while net business volume exceeds CHF 100 million
  • Subsidiary company founded in Canada


  • Establishment of Belimo Hong-Kong
  • Number of assembled actuators reaches ten million


Development and sale of the first valve actuators for the new water sector

October 1998

Production commences in the USA (Danbury, CT)


Net business volume exceeds CHF 200 million


  • More new subsidiaries in Poland and Australia
  • Number of actuators assembled per year climbs to two million

November 2002

Belimo moves to new production and administration premises in Hinwil, thus uniting all locations in the Zurich Oberland region on one site; company headquarters transferred from Wetzikon to Hinwil


  • Number of assembled actuators reaches 30 million
  • Subsidiary companies founded in India and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Belimo Norway is a subsidiary.


  • Launch of the new CM compact actuator: a milestone in small damper actuation.
  • Belimo Italy is a subsidiary.


  • Adaptation of the organizational structure: Split of Group Division Technology in the three Group Divisions Innovation, Production and Customizing/Distribution.
  • Establishment of a subsidiary in Brazil.
  • Belimo Finland is a subsidiary.
  • Set-up of Customizing and Logistic centres in Melbourne and Shanghai.


  • Launch of 6-way valves that regulate the flow in chilled ceiling beams and in-floor radiant heating in cost-effective and space-saving way as well as the completly new range of spring return actuators.
  • Official opening of a new sales, training and distribution center in Sparks (Nevada, USA).


  • Launch of the electronic pressure independent control valve (EPIV) with flow sensor technology and actuators with decentralized intelligence (Belimo SL).
  • Belimo got from Swiss Investment Companies as well as professors of the Universities Zurich and Eichstatt-Ingoldstadt an "Excellence Award" as best Swiss Company.


  • Number of assembled actuators reaches 50 million.
  • In the United States launch of the new and unique actuator series EF, the strongest spring-return actuators for air dampers.
  • Adaptation of the organizational structure: New Group Division Global Product Management.
  • Belimo gets once again the "Excellence Award".


  • Launch of Belimo Energy Valve™ with built-in sensor technology and integrated intelligence.
  • Belimo Benelux is a subsidiary.
  • Belimo Group is added to the Benchmark SRI = Socially Responsible Investment.
  • Various awards, amongst others Belimo receives in the USA the "Business Leadership Award" from the organization "Ability Beyond Disability" for the employment of a large number of handicapped persons.


  • Launch of the ZIP Economizer; the fastest route to reliable energy savings with patented ZIP code set up, alarms, superior troubleshooting capability and a modular design.


  • Belimo Americas builds an energy efficient, LEED Certified™ Gold® headquarters in Danbury, CT; continuing our commitment to the community and our employees by expanding our capabilities to provide outstanding quality, delivery, and customer service.


  • Launch of the Belimo ZoneTight™ zone valves set new performance and energy efficient standards for pressure independent and pressure dependent zone valves with a 5-year warranty.


  • Belimo launches a newly designed advanced butterfly valve; the most intelligent, energy efficient and reliable high flow solution in the HVAC market.


  • Launch of the new sensor range offering superior reliability, easy installation, and seamless integration with major BAS.
  • The release of the enhanced Energy Valve solving low Delta T leveraging IoT.