| Stock Exchange
• Stock Symbol
| Antaran National Exchange |
|Date Founded||1803 from Belesarious & Sons|
|Head Offices||Belderone, Antaran Dominion|
|Primary Industry||Manufacturing, Mining and Minerals, Transportation products|
|Major Products||Iron, Steel, Coal, Oil, Gasoline, Automobile Construction, Ship Construction, General Industrial Services, Industrial Construction, Chemicals|
|Owned By||House of Belesarious|
Belesarious Industries is the leading industrial company in all of Aurora. Its investments and services span a myriad of industries, ranging from the production of steel and iron to oil drilling and coal mining. The company also builds automobiles and ships, weapons, and provides industrial services and materials and construction services. It is one of the largest and most powerful corporate entities in the world, with vast financial and other liquid assets. It is headquartered in the Belesarious Building in Belderone, in the Antaran Dominion.
A wide variety of chemicals for everything from industrial processes to cosmetics and construction are manufactured, researched and developed at Belesarious Chemical Divison facilities. These are used in countless ways around Aurora. Current product lines include solvents, amines, resins, glues, industrial gases, basic petrochemicals and inorganic chemicals. Major important customers for this segment are the pharmaceutical, construction, textile and automotive industries.
Belesarious also manufactures performance chemicals, including coatings and functional polymers. These include raw materials for detergents, textile and leather chemicals, pigments and raw materials for adhesives. Customers are the automotive, oil, paper, packaging, textile, sanitary products, detergents, construction materials, coatings, printing and leather industries.
One of the world leaders in the production of plastics, Belesarious has expanded its operations in this realm of industry to provide for increasing uses in a variety of fields. Engineering plastics are sold to injection molders in a variety of industries. The polyurethanes produced are among the most diverse material in the world. The firm is invested in extensive research into further plastics and polymers development.
Iron & Steel Division
The reason for Belesarious Industries in the first place, the vast mills of the Iron & Steel Division produce millions of tons of pig iron, steel, and stainless steel monthly for the needs of Antara and the nations around it.
From the modest beginnings in supporting a blacksmith's works in Ormpetarr over a thousand years ago to the behemoth smelters and molten ore rivers of the mills of today, the legacy of Belesarious Industries has been its metalworks. From producing sheet metal to shaping and cutting and molding it, if no other metal business in Aurora has what you need or can do what you want, one can rest assured that you can have it done at Belesarious.
Fossil Fuels Division
As the Industrial Revolution swept through Antara and spread around Aurora, the opportunities for growth were vast for businesses that were harnessing the energies of the Revolution. As new fuel needs arose for trains and factories, oil and coal became much more commonplace.
Belesarious Industries was one of the first firms in Antara to harness these resources. Today, the vast facilities and services of Fossil Fuels continue to supply the world. Oil fields and coal mines worldwide continue mine these materials for the company, and they also are sold at reasonable rates to businesses and nations alike.
Support Systems Division
Through use of its iron and steel capabilities, Belesarious also builds fluid and fuel tanks of every imaginable shape and size, for everything form a power lawnmower to the massive fuel tanks on aircraft carriers and cruise ships. The division also manufactures boiler vessels and containment vessels for natural gas, coal and oil-fired power plants. Also included in this retinue are fuel lines, compressors, filtration systems for fossil fuels and air filtration systems for coal-fired plants.
Belesarious Automotive prides itself on making fine trains. It produces some of the best train systems in Antara. Its purpose-built units include both passenger and freight models. The typical configurations are the 4-6-2, 4-6-4, 2-10-0, and 2-10-2 models. Like Odessan models, the trains of Antara are streamlined and fast, and benefit from reduced fuel consumption thanks to efficient engine designs.
The sprawling shipyards of Belesarious Marine service the civilian and military markets of Antara, primarily through construction of utility and service vessels. From cruise ships and yachts to cargo ships and military supply and workship ships and even hospital ships, the assets of Belesarious Marine can construct any type of support or pleasure ship in the world market. The ship works also build boilers and other engine machinery for warships and support ships alike. The firm also provides use of its shipyards for repair and upgrade / restoration work, done on contract with clients ranging from private citizens to other corporations and even nations.
Customers of Belesarious Industries range from the State itself to the untold hundreds of firms in Antara, as well as foreign nations. Prominent foreign customers include Catai, Torentine, and Sam'thuma. The firm also provides facilities services and industrial scale construction services. The firm is very closely allied with Umbacano Industries and is part of the State Munitions military-industrial umbrella.
Belesarious Industries maintains nearly six million employees worldwide, with facilities in Antara, Etruria, Odessa, the Torentine Empire, Translithania, the Epicanthix Dominion, Ardea, Catai, Kantonia and Caladan. The firm offers its employees access to the Belesarious Commercial Institute, as well as free medical care, recreational facilities, a profit sharing plan, and a pension. Any employee of Belesarious may retire after 25 years of service and receive a pension and medical care for themselves and their spouse for the rest of their lives.