Barco (manufacturer)

Barco N.V.
Public company
Traded as Euronext: BAR
Industry Display technology
Founded 1934
Founder Lucien De Puydt
Headquarters Kortrijk, Belgium
Key people
Jan De Witte, CEO
An Desender, CFO
Products Laser projectors, Video, Digital cinema, display controller, LCD, DLP projectors, LED and Flat panel displays, image processing equipment and software, media servers, medical displays, wireless collaboration tools
Revenue €1.029 billion (2015)
Number of employees
3,300 (2016)

Barco N.V. is a display hardware and software manufacturer specializing in laser projectors, digital cinema projection, video projectors, DLP projectors, Image Processing, LED displays, flat panel displays, LCD and LED video walls, medical displays, point of care devices, 3D sound, digital signage, wireless collaboration tools, automated luminaires, digital lighting, lighting controls, display controllers.[1]

Barco is headquartered in Kortrijk, Belgium, and has its own facilities for Sales & Marketing, Customer Support, R&D and Manufacturing in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. Barco is active in more than 90 countries and employs 3,300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.029 billion euro in 2015.[2]

Active markets

Barco designs and develops networked visualization and collaboration products for the Entertainment, Enterprise and Healthcare markets.


Barco is an acronym that originally stood for Belgian American Radio COrporation.




CEO 2016 - Jan de Witte

CEO 2008 - 2016 Eric Van Zele
CEO 2002 - 2008 Martin De Prycker
CEO - 2002 Hugo Vandamme

Barco Silex

Barco Silex is a micro-electronic design house established in 1991, that belongs to the Barco group and has both offices and design teams in Belgium and France.[9]

See also


  1. "Barco Makes Meetings Efficient For Businesses -". CXOToday News Desk. Sep 6, 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  2. Archer, Robert. "Meridian Audio and Barco Partner to Create Seamless Audio/Video Experiences". Retrieved 12 September 2016.
  3. "acquires Metheus Corporation in U.S". Barco. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  5. "signs agreement with Italian Itema to divest its division BarcoVision". Barco. 2007-07-19. Archived from the original on 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  6.   (2008-11-21). "Barco verkoopt verlieslatende Voxar: De Tijd". Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  7. "Investors | Barco sells Advanced Visualization business to Toshiba". Barco. 2008-11-21. Archived from the original on 2009-02-04. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  8. "Barco finalizes sale of its Defense & Aerospace division to Esterline". Barco. 2015-02-02. Retrieved 2015-02-11.
  9. "About Barco Silex". Retrieved 2014-02-04.

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