Meet our Belgium Best Managed Companies 2021

Recognising Belgian business excellence

The Belgium Best Managed Companies programme is proud to announce its 2021 laureates. These 24 private Belgian companies are being recognised for operating at the highest standards of business performance.

2021 Belgium Best Managed Companies

Gold members

The Gold label has been awarded to the six Best Managed Companies that have successfully retained their title for four consecutive years. 

CE+T Group

CE+T Group makes the best inverters and AC power supplies for critical applications by combining leading technology and bringing the latest innovations to the market.


EASI offers state-of-the-art solutions to the mid-market, in the domains of software development, mobile app development as well as IT infrastructure, cloud computing and security solutions.


E.D.&A. develops and assembles custom-made electronic controllers for machines and appliances e.g. for (industrial) washing machines, ventilation systems, vacuum machines,...


LVD offers punching, laser cutting, bending and shearing machinery, as well as innovative software and modular automation options for a complete integrated solution from concept to finished part.

Vandersanden Group

Vandersanden Group is the largest "family-owned" brick manufacturer in Europe, producing facing bricks, façade solutions and pavers.

Vanbreda Risks & Benefits

Vanbreda Risk & Benefits is the largest Belgian insurance broker and leading insurance broker and risk consultant in the Benelux providing tailor-made solutions to firms, public and social institutions and the self-employed.

Newly awarded

These five new laureates have achieved the Best Managed Companies mark of excellence for the first time⁠.

Aertssen Group

Aertssen Group is a multidisciplinary group, active internationally and in Belgium, with a range of integrated activities offering a one-stop-shop formula to construction and industry.

Belgian Pork Group

Belgian Pork Group (Westvlees) is a fully vertically integrated Belgian company that is specialised in the production of pork, which it exports to more than 50 countries.


Elneo, an organisation that focuses on innovation and strong partnerships, is specialised in offering companies the best in class solutions for compressors, pneumatics and instrumentation.


Locinox, market leader in Europe, designs and manufactures a full range of mechanical, electromechanical and access control solutions for the gate and fence industry.

VK Architects & Engineers

VK Architects & Engineers is a design and engineering firm with more than 65 years of experience and know-how that focuses on healthcare design and building engineering.


Thirteen companies retain their Best Managed Companies title after being recognised two or three consecutive years. 


In recent years, trade show organizer Easyfairs has launched hundreds of trade shows in every corner of Europe. The family business invests 80 percent of its profit in new projects every year.


The Belgian chain of healthy and fresh ready meals has never stopped innovating since its creation in 2001. Sustainability and the appreciation of the work delivered are central.


Sports, media, and entertainment company Golazo organizes around 1,000 sporting events in Europe every year. The group thus attracts more than 1.2 million participants.


Provan is a metal subcontractor that offers tailor made metal solutions in steel, stainless steel, and aluminium.

Quality by Design

Quality by Design helps its life sciences clients develop safe therapies and technologies for patients and consumers worldwide.

Sack Zelfbouw

Sack Zelfbouw is a company that specialises in selling and supervising plumbing, heating, ventilation (HVAC) and bathroom self-build packages all over Flanders.


Wholesale trading, distribution and processing of steel products : bars, sheets and plates, tubes, pipe fittings, fasteners

Soudal Group

65 branches in 5 continents and 3,000 employees make Soudal a true global player. The foundation of the success is a long-term focus on innovation.


As a construction company, Stadsbader primarily strives to have a stable position in the sector of public and industrial projects, based on a sound financial structure.

Thomas & Piron

The Thomas & Piron group has more than 40 years of experience in the real estate market. The turnover of the family business with more than 1,800 employees grew by 68 percent in the past 5 years to 470 million euros (annual report 2017).


Construction company Vandenbussche NV is a recognised Class 8 contractor for the construction and renovation of companies and residential buildings in East and West Flanders.

Vanheede Environment Group

Vanheede Environment Group offers a sustainable, efficient and economical solution in the field of waste management (environmental services).


Zuidnatie NV offers versatile tailor-made container services, logistics services and handling of goods (e.g. loading and unloading of cargo ships) in the port of Antwerp.

2020 Laureates (20) :

Easyfairs, Golazo, Soudal Group, EXKi, Thomas & Pirion, CE+T Group, EASI, E.D. & A., LVD, Protime, Vanbreda Risk & Benefits, Vandersanden Group, PROVAN BVBA, Zuidnatie NV, Vandenbussche NV, Sack Zelfbouw, Stadsbader NV, Quality by Design N.V., Saey NV, Vanheede Environment Group NV.


This list of Best Managed Companies is provided "as is," and Deloitte and Econopolis make no express or implied representations or warranties regarding this list. Without limiting the foregoing, Deloitte and Econopolis do not warrant that the selection will be complete, accurate or will meet any particular criteria of performance or quality. Please read the full disclaimer.

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