Logos Compete 2020

Project name:
Strengthening the capacity of BEC's international marketing strategy to strengthen, consolidate and boost international markets.
Project code:
POCI-02-0752-FEDER-049038
Main objective:
Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
Region of intervention:
North – Braga
Beneficiary:
BEC - Braga, Equipamentos de Construção, Lda.
Date of approval:
13/10/2020
Start date:
25/05/2020
Date of completion:
24/05/2022
Total eligible cost:
EUR 405 178,54
European Union financial support:
ERDF - EUR 182 330,34

Objectives, activities and expected results:
This project of BEC - Braga Equipamentos de Construção, Lda, is inserted in the typologies, "Knowledge of external markets", "Web presence, through digital economy", "development and international promotion of brands", "Prospecting and presence in international markets", "International Marketing" and "Introduction of new method of organization in commercial practices".
Through the process of Market Knowledge and Prospecting and Presence in international markets, some actions will be developed in order to allow the establishment / strengthening of the existing international client portfolio, highlighting the visit to fairs and prospecting trips. The company also foresees some activities in order to better know foreign markets.
In terms of web presence, it will make investments in digital economy, with the development of content, which will ensure a global dimension of these tools, as well as acquiring ICT tools, which will allow a dematerialised contact with clients. With regard to international promotion and marketing, branding and promotion actions will be developed, with several international communication actions planned.

The main goals are:
-To strengthen the positioning in markets where BEC is already settled, namely France and Morocco; to redirect the customer segment in the United Kingdom and to enter new markets such as Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg;
-Bet on marketing, branding/recognition of the brand and international promotion through a properly structured communication plan, which demonstrates BEC's true entity and image to customers;
-Better in a more aggressive and effective way in outbound marketing and communication, namely to reinforce the knowledge of the markets and the participation in international fairs of the sector, since it has proven to be an excellent way of contacting and attracting customers.

In terms of results to be achieved in the year after the project, stands out:
-Export Intensity of 75% (2023)

Entidade Consultora:
B&F consultores, Lda.

B&F consultores, Lda.
Logos Compete 2020

Project name:
Adaptation of the BEC CONSTRUCTION activity to the new conditions of the COVID-19 context
Project code:
POCI-02-08B9-FEDER-065382
Main objective:
Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
Region of intervention:
North - Braga
Beneficiary:
BEC - Braga, Equipamentos de Construção, Lda.
Date of approval:
18/06/2020
Start date:
17/06/2020
Date of completion:
18/03/2021
Total eligible cost:
EUR 18 782,50
European Union financial support:
ERDF - EUR 9 391,25

Objectives, activities and expected results:
The project ADAPTAR aims to enable the company to acquire goods and services, which will make it possible to adapt new working conditions of the production process and change working methods and relationships with its clients and suppliers, maximizing people's safety, in this new reality of COVID-19.
BEC's investment project aims to train the company, with the necessary tools to adapt to the new reality of COVID-19's pandemic, such as
1. Adaptation of the workplace in order to implement the guidelines and good practices of the competent authorities in the context of COVID-19;
2. Hygiene equipment and automatic dispensing of disinfectants;
3. Acquisition and placement of information and guidance to employees and the public;
4. Disinfection services;
5. Development of business contingency plans and manuals of good practice.

Entidade Consultora:
B&F consultores, Lda.

B&F consultores, Lda.
Logos Compete 2020

Project name:
Strengthening of internationalization and marketing capabilities for consolidation, dynamization and diversification of international markets
Project code:
POCI-02-0752-FEDER-020299 | POCI-03-3560-FSE-020299
Main objective:
Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
Region of intervention:
North - Braga
Beneficiary:
BEC – BRAGA, EQUIPAMENTOS DE CONSTRUÇÃO LDA.

Date of approval:
22-02-2017
Start date:
07-07-2016
Date of completion:
06-10-2018
Total eligible cost:
EUR 639 239.79
European Union financial support:
ERDF - EUR 274 074.21 | ESF - EUR 17 304.00

Objectives, activities and expected/achieved results:
BEC CONSTRUCTION aims to be present in 9 international markets, increase export capacity and international notoriety. This project financed by Portugal 2020 under the Competitiveness and Internationalisation Operational Programme, aims at actions of knowledge of foreign markets, web presence, international brand development and promotion, prospecting and presence in international markets, international marketing and introduction of new methods of organisation in commercial practices.

The company aims to achieve growth results through: # export intensity in the post-project year of 74.03%;

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Photos: Participation in the Bismut and Bismut exhibition 2017- London

Entidade Consultora:
B&F consultores, Lda.

B&F consultores, Lda.
Logos Compete 2020

Project name:
Creation of a new production unit to increase production capacity and increase scale.
Project code:
POCI-02-0853-FEDER-048736
Main objective:
Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
Region of intervention:
North - Braga
Beneficiary:
BEC – CAPINTARIA, UNIPESSOAL LDA.

Date of approval:
02-12-2020
Start date:
02-10-2020
Date of completion:
01-10-2022
Total investment:
EUR 5,947,782
Total eligible investment:
EUR 4,636,587.60
Eligible innovation:
EUR 3,593,355.46
European Union financial support:
ERDF - EUR 1 043 232,23

Objectives, activities and expected/achieved results:
The project of BEC carpentry aims to promote the increase of the productive capacity, through the change of the installations and optimization of the layout, technological innovation and the adoption of more efficient and effective processes, improving its capacity of response, flexibility and competitiveness in the global market. With the investment to be made, BEC carpentry will be able to provide services for construction and interior renovation projects on a global scale.
The main objectives are:
- Creation of a new industrial unit.
- To increase the company's capacity in the areas of machining and finishing;
- Incorporate state of the art equipment and processes, embodied in additive manufacturing, IoT, Cloud computing, robotic automation, and augmented reality, without neglecting cyber security;
- Incorporate equipment and processes that enhance the circular economy (energy efficiency and digital transformation);
- To increase human resources attached to its structure.
Results to be achieved one year after the conclusion of the project:
- Gross Added Value over 2.7 M EUR;
- Creation of 18 qualified jobs;
- Business volume of more than 5,5 M EUR.

Entidade Consultora:
B&F consultores, Lda.

B&F consultores, Lda.
Logos Norte 2020

Project name:
Increasing production capacity through advanced production systems, organisational innovation and marketing
Project code:
NORTH-02-0853-FEDER-018461
Main objective:
Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises
Region of intervention:
North - Braga
Beneficiary:
BEC – CAPINTARIA, UNIPESSOAL LDA.

Date of approval:
03-11-2016
Start date:
01-10-2016
Date of completion:
30-09-2018
Total eligible cost:
EUR 984,297.43
European Union financial support:
ERDF - EUR 566 725.80 | ESF - EUR 23 852.66

Objectives, activities and expected/achieved results:
BEC CARPINTARIA's strategy is to strengthen its production capacity, finish quality levels, rigour, efficiency and effectiveness of processes and to extend the range of products through technologically advanced machinery and equipment.
The main objectives of this project, financed by Portugal 2020 under the Regional Operational Programme for the North, are:
- To present innovative product offering solutions to the market, through the differentiation and diversification of its products;
- Greater precision and rigour in operations, through the incorporation of advanced technology, automation and numerical control;
- To eliminate/reduce waste:
- Implementing production management systems and new continuous improvement practices;
- Implementing a marketing and communication strategy that differentiates itself from the sector;
- Reduce transversal costs of production, according to the perspective of sustained growth.

Entidade Consultora:
B&F consultores, Lda.

B&F consultores, Lda.