Be-Ge Jany Upgrades its Rig to the new Reg 14.07 Requirements for New Vehicle Types

Be-Ge Jany Upgrades its Rig to the new Reg 14.07 Requirements for New Vehicle Type

Our Global supplier of M1 and N1 Seats, Be-Ge Jany A/S in Denmark, has in the past 6 months invested in a brand new "in house" test facility. This massive investment in upgrading our old test rig from the previous 14.06 regulations to the latest 14.07 regulations was necessary to meet the new rules that came into force November 1st 2014. We feel this puts Be-Ge Jany A/S at the forefront of safety and this continued investment follows the company ethos since we started following the Reg 14 from its inception back in 1998.

The New 14.07 Rig also has the latest computer and digital monitoring equipment that allows our engineers to accurately measure the test results, the seats displacement and provide documented results for TÜV Rheinland . In fact our new test rig puts Be-Ge Jany on the same level as the leading European test houses.

Over the years we have seen the massive changes from the original Reg 14 through its various guises & demands and we were at the forefront of probably the biggest changes with M1/N1 seats back in 2009 when 14.06 was created that required 20G dynamic testing

The new 14.07 did not only mean we had to meet the 14.06 rules, but we also had to achieve this with the seat not being allowed to distort during crash test conditions more than 10 percent.

Reg 14.07 satisfies the new EU Rules of a tested and certified "stay away zone" protecting the occupant from obstructions such as the seat in front, cupboards or panels in the vehicle and we are pleased to announce that we have passed this test on popular European van conversions witnessed by TÜV Rheinland and fully approved and documented by them.

"With our latest testing certified facilities we can continue 100% working up to the new testing regulations that fulfil the latest requirements from the EC and we can future-proof with respect to future demands", says General Manager of Be-Ge Jany A/S Lene Støy Bech.

"It is fully in line with our goal at Be-Ge Jany A/S where we are ruthless on our focus on quality and safety, which is expressed in our company slogan "Seats for Life."

In our tests of the popular European vans, we examine what happens if the van is involved in an accident. Our Seats are therefore subjected to the most stringent tests as a passenger vehicle may undergo today. We test seats, bodywork and floor system together as an homologated solution on the new test facilities, and of course there is a physical destructive test - not just a "finate calculation" or a "cross over of several manufacturers components" its a 100% Jany fully tested solution, emphasizes general manager Lene Støy Bech.

The new test facility has been fully approved by TÜV Rheinland, which recognised by the VCA means that the Be-Ge Jany A / S can create full documentation to satisfy the National Small Series and Full Blown Type Approval without any testing or cost required by the customer in sourcing a shell and "hoping" they can meet the approvals.

The new approvals apply to "New Vehicle Types" which currently means anyone looking to convert the new Fords such as the Connect, Custom and its big "brother" the new V363, our customers can confidently fit our seats in these vehicles knowing that they meet the new requirements .... We are constantly keeping an eye on new designs and vehicle launches. We are working hard and already sourcing the next "New Vehicle Type" the new Mercedes Vito/Viano ahead of its launch and working with vehicle manufacturers on up and coming new vehicles as Volkswagen's eagerly anticipated T6, Crafter and the new Mercedes Sprinter due the end of 2015. Our new test rig means no risk to the customer in sourcing new shells and the costs involved in new vehicle seat testing. With us its a "paperwork exercise" that guarantees Type Approval.

We did not stop there though, we decided to test existing vehicle types to the new rules as well, so the original chassis from the Volkswagen T5 & Crafter, Mercedes Vito & Sprinter, Renaults Traffic & Master, Vauxhalls/Opels Vivaro & Movano, Nissans Primastar & NV400, Peugeots Partner & Boxer, Citroen's Dispatch & Relay, Fiats Scudo & Ducato have all been tested to the new 14.07 rules even though it is not a current requirement. We believe at Be-Ge Jany A/S that safety is not a minimum we should aim for, we need to make safety a necessity and make sure our products are tested in all vehicles to ensure maximum safety.

The main reasons for our investment is that the EU has come up with new requirements for how M1 and N1 are to be tested. The EU wants that fewer road fatalities and the goal is that by 2020 there should be 50% fewer deaths than in 2010. The new rules that make cars safer to drive, with full backing from our Be-Ge Group we will help customers to achieve this goal with minimum costs to themselves.

We openly publish all our test reports to be viewed on line and we test all our seats in each individual manufacturers vehicle model shell you can view our test reports here: JANY APPROVALS

Gary Shaw, Be-Ge Seating UK Ltd - Send a message here

Be-Ge Jany Complete Seat Testing Programme for Vehicles ECE R14.07

Be-Ge Jany Complete Seat Testing Programme for Vehicles ECE R14.07

altBe-Ge Seating group are pleased to announce that they have successfully completed their Testing Programme ahead of the ECE R14.07 rules coming into force 1st November 2014.

The new rules which stipulates that the seat must not displace more than 10 degrees under pull testing (Crash test conditions).

Whilst modifications to our seat to meet the criteria is an engineering feat in itself, the only true way to establish if you meet the rules is to test the seats in the actual vehicle shell itself to allow for vehicle floor crumple zones.


Over the past 18 months we have embarked on the largest testing programme in our company history. We Upgraded our test rig to the latest 14.07 specifications to accurately measure and record the results.

We then had to go out and source vehicle shells for every popular European van, whilst established ranges were easy to source from scrap yards, new vehicle types such as Ford's new Custom and V363 meant breaking new vehicles.

We openly publish all our test reports to be viewed on line and we test all our seats in each individual manufacturers vehicle model shell you can view our test reports here: JANY APPROVALS

Our testing does not stop here though with current van models.We are already looking at the future and 2015 shows other manufacturers upgrading their van ranges with exciting models such as the new Vito & Sprinter from Mercedes, Transporter & Crafter from Volkswagen.



Gary Shaw, Be-Ge Seating UK Ltd - Send a message here

Be-Ge Seating Gains full Approval on the Latest V363 Ford Transit

Be-Ge Gain full Approval to fit our range of M1 & N1 Seats into the New V363 Ford Transit

Be-Ge are proud to announce the latest vehicle successfully tested with our Jany range of M1 and N1 passenger seats fully witnessed and approved by TÜV Rheinland. The Transit is a bold stricking replacement for the old Ford Transit. This latest edition to the Ford commercial range is a move away from the "van like" appearance of the old Transit and more towards the styling in the rest of the Ford Car range and the Jany range suit the vehicle perfectly.

Gary Shaw from Be-Ge explains "The Ford Transit has been the market leading van in the UK since 1965, over 2.2m have been sold and today around 700,000 still remain on the road. One in every four UK vans is a Ford Transit" The new big Tranist is an important edition to vehicles that can fit our Jany M1 and N1 Seats.

Our comprehensive testing documentation using 100% Be-Ge products mean that no further testing by the customer is required.

In terms of Type Approval we have done all the testing for you, so your seating becomes a paperwork exercise with no testing whatsoever required by the customer.

Be-Ge Solutions are extremley cost effective, not only are they extremley easy to fit and keep labour to a minimum, our unique bonded twin plate is designed to be "seat specific" saving costs and weight in comparison with fitting a full aluminimum floor.

The V363 Transit has been fully approved to fit the entire 800 series range of Jany M1 and N1 seats and accompanies the testing we have already done on the existing Ford Transit Custom and Connect range so no matter what the requirement, we are sure we can come up with a Jany solution for you.





We openly publish all our test reports to be viewed on line and we test all our seats in each individual manufacturers vehicle model shell you can view our test reports here: JANY APPROVALS

Our Range of M1 and N1 Homologated Seating Solutions

We have a wide range of M1 and N1 homologated seating solutions to cover a vast range of vehicles, applications and budgets

Jany 801 Series non reclining fixed back


  801 Standard ( View Brochure)  801 Contour (View Brochure) 801 Comfort (View Brochure)


Jany 805 Reclining Seats


  805 Standard ( View Brochure)  805 Contour (View Brochure)  805 Comfort (View Brochure)


Jany 862 Tip/Fold Wheelchair and Ambulance Seats


 862 Standard ( View Brochure)  862 Contour (View Brochure) 862 Seamless (View Brochure)


Jany 825 Folding seats for Motorhomes


825 Standard ( View Brochure) 825 Contour (View Brochure)  825 Comfort (View Brochure)


Gary Shaw, Be-Ge Seating UK Ltd - Send a message here



Be-Ge Seating Solutions For Bus & Coach Drivers Seats

Be-Ge Seating Solutions for Bus and Coach Driver Seats

Be-Ge is the World's oldest suspension seat manufacturer and we know a thing or two about driver suspension seats and how vital they are in an arduous environment such as the bus & coach industry. From a "stop start" life of a city bus through to the long journey ahead of a coach, our primary focus when developing a seat is the driver.

Our bus & coach seating is developed with functions to meet each drivers’ requirements. Features such as easy adjustment from static to air suspension mode, shock absorption, lumbar support and safety options are available. Our ergonomically designed seats will ensure drivers can operate for long hours in a safe and comfortable working environment irrespective of drivers height, weight or stature.

At Be-Ge we understand that a bus driver is fundamentally constrained to the driver’s cabin throughout their shift, which does not afford much room for flexing and movement of limbs. A static posture aggravates accumulated muscle tension with little release. This is further worsened from extended hours behind the wheel. Backache in particular is an often-reported stressor for drivers, though other areas of pain genesis from the neck, shoulder and knee are also evident. We were early pioneers in reducing Whole Body Vibration carefully designing our seats to reduce WBV reducing vibration suffered by drivers and increasing the number of hours they can safely use the vehicle whilst keeping within the WBV limits.

Rotolift_UnitOur Be-Ge Bus driver seats are engineered by looking at the day to day role of a bus driver and analyzing their shift pattern throughout the day. We look at physical agents such as whole body vibration coupled with static postures and frequent twisting of the spine whilst negotiating busy traffic and parked vehicles contribute to lower back pain. Another important area is neck pain attributed to the frequent sharp turns of the head to the left and right when boarding passengers and driving.

Shoulder_SupportWe offer added features to our seats to minimise the stresses and strains during a bus drivers working pattern, our Rotolift unit with quick pedal operation allows the driver to turn their entire body towards passengers when taking fares or getting out of the cab. Our seat cushion is adjustable by 94mm giving added support to knees & thighs and our patented shoulder support unit comes out of the seat to give the driver extra support.

Be-Ge 3000 and Luxury 3100 series are air suspended seats that offer the highest comfort levels available. Among the new innovations on offer are the air operated shoulder support and the DPS function. The DPS function allows the driver to easily change between static and air suspended mode with atouch of a button in order to adapt to the roads conditions.

Be-Ge 3000 series standard features are weight independent height adjustment, quick air release, air operated tilt of seat cushion and release of slide rails, DPS function, air operated lumbar and side support and integrated headrest.The seat can also be specified with 640 mm backrest and separate headrest and a manual air controlled height adjustment system.

Be-Ge 3100 series is equipped as standard with weight independent height adjustment, quick air release, mechanical tilt of seat cushion and release of slide rails, air operated lumbar support and integrated headrest. The seat can also be specified with 640 mm backrest and separate headrest and a manual air controlled height adjustment system.

9200_SeatIf you are looking for a tried and tested reliable Mechanical suspension seat, look no further than Our Be-Ge 9200 series seat. It has been the seat of choice in maniland European buses for many years. You will also find this seat in some of the most arduous vehicle applications available within the construction & mining excavators and dump truck industry.

The 9200 series is equpped as standard with weight- and height adjustment, lumbar support,  protective bellow and slide rails. A choice between different back heights can be specified to have a good working position in all kinds of working environments.

Our Range of Bus & Coach Mechanical Suspended Seats


  9200 Series ( View Brochure)  3400 Series (View Brochure)  8652 Series (View Brochure)


Our Range of Bus & Coach Air Suspended Seats


  3000 Series (View Brochure)  3000 Ergo (View Brochure)    8752 Series (View Brochure)


Gary Shaw, Be-Ge Seating UK Ltd - Send a message here 



Be-Ge Seats for Heavy Forklift & Container Reachstackers

Be-Ge Seats for Heavy Forklift & Port Container ReachstackersForklift

We are a leading manufacturer of a wide range of seating solutions for the large scale 18-52 tonne forklift & port container handling equipment industry. Our forktruck seats are standard fit in a large range of OEM Forklift Reach Stackers Terminal Tractors RoRo machines and Shuttle Carriers.

Our robust tried and tested 9230 mechanical suspension forktruck seat is our most popular seat in the heavy forklift industry for its reliability, robustness, superior comfort and vast range of accesories and options.

Our Be-Ge range of air suspended and mechinical suspended forklift seats can be found in 18-52 tonne materials handling equipment used in container ports and heavy industries all over the World.

Our Be-Ge 3130 airsuspended and our mechanical 3430 & 9230 series seats are extremely popular with OEM forklift and container machinery manufacturers. We can supply options such as lapbelts, armrests, control box adpators, seat buzzers to interface with the forklift, seat heating, built in compressors and a choice of fabrics & vinyls.

We at Be-Ge understand that forktruck drivers can spend long hours working in forklifts and they need a seat that is not only comfortable, but also meets the directives concerning vibration control in a fast pace environment of a container port where deadlines to turn ships around are not only very time critical, but also very costly if behind schedule.

Also positioning a container spreader to lock into a container is a skill that requires precision movment and a steady hand, we are pleased to offer In co-operation with our partners Sittab a wide range of joystick control boxes which offers all your controls at your fingertips. Stacking containers at 3 and 4 high also requires a premium view of the task ahead and our seats come equipped with stepless tilt adjustment for seat cushion -4º to +12º and quick release seat back adjustment.

We can also offer as an option our Our HealthVib®inSeat indicating body vibration exposure in accordance with the EU Directives 2002/44EG concerning vibrations in the workplace 

Be-Ge is the World's oldest suspension seat manufacturer and we know a thing or two about suspensions seats and how vital they are in an arduous heavy duty environment such as the forklift industry, we understand that they do not only need to be comfortable, but they also must be long lasting, easily accessible for repairs and a quick delivery of replacement spares in such a high value capital equipment machine as a forktruck.

Our ergonomical design is not only comfortable, but keeps the seating occupant alert and its infinate adjustment means it can suit a wide range of occupants no matter what stature they may be.

Our Range of Driver Seats for Heavy Forklift and Reachstackers

                                      Mechanical Suspension Range                                               Airsuspended Range


9000 Series (View Brochure)

3400 Series (View Brochure)

3000 Series (View Brochure)

For more information and prices, please contact Gary Shaw, Be-Ge Seating UK Ltd - Send a message here 


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