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A year of workshop trainings in the cool BPW loft: BPW’s highly innovative approach to imparting know-how for professionals

Press Releases   •   Aug 14, 2017 10:16 BST

BPW is also an innovation leader in the industry when it comes to training: for around a year , BPW has been putting on workshop seminars in an industrial loft with space in which to park an entire trailer. Instead of slide presentations in conference rooms, the focus is on practical work and motivation. Among the latest to experience the impressive facility was a team from EWALS Cargo Care.

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ECO Plus bearings enter the heavyweight division – BPW introduces Formula 1-style pit stops for 12 t low loader axles

Press Releases   •   Aug 04, 2017 14:00 BST

BPW has already revolutionised operation, maintenance and servicing of trailer axles with its popular 9 t ECO Plus bearings. Their enclosed design prolongs service life and achieves maximum availability. Following their introduction in 2000, ECO Plus bearings quickly became a best-seller and redefined the benchmark for economy within the industry.

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Inquisitive streak makes BPW a leading innovator

Press Releases   •   Jun 28, 2017 16:22 BST

Best brand, best employer, best training company, GreenTec Award, and now a top-100 innovator among SMEs – the transport specialist BPW has certainly been scooping up accolades recently. These prizes are the outcome not of good fortune, but of a rigorous innovation strategy, as the company’s managers outline below.

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Best-informed judges in commercial vehicle sector recognise BPW as top brand of 2017

Press Releases   •   Jun 22, 2017 15:37 BST

Competition in the commercial vehicle industry is tough, and there are no stricter judges than the professionals who work with its manufacturers, products and solutions every day. It was by no means to be taken for granted that these industry experts would recognise BPW as the best brand for the 11th time in succession.

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A breath of fresh air in the urban environment – BPW’s electric axle drive eTransport takes second place in GreenTec Awards

Press Releases   •   May 18, 2017 16:03 BST

In Berlin on Friday BPW Group was presented with second prize for its electric axle drive eTransport in the GreenTec Awards, which rank among the world’s leading environmental innovation distinctions. The axle is targeted at electric urban delivery vehicles between 7.5 and 18 tonnes – a segment in which vigorous growth continues to be fuelled by online sales.

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BPW's aluminium hub achieves weight saving of 54 kilograms

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2017 14:13 BST

BPW Bergische Achsen KG has initiated series production of a forged aluminium hub targeted at lightweight semitrailers, and tankers and silo vehicles in particular. The hub can reduce axle weight by 18 kilograms and therefore curtail the weight of a three-axle unit by 54 kilograms. Customers in Germany and Sweden are already harvesting the benefits of this new solution.

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BPW initiates series production of air suspension ECO Air COMPACT HD

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2017 14:08 BST

BPW is now supplying its air suspension ECO Air COMPACT HD (EAC HD). Featuring the familiar two-part cast trailing arms, this modular air suspension has been further improved for the challenges encountered by nine-tonne axles with drum or disc brakes, and to withstand the greater stresses that arise in standard off-road operations.

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BPW Group – enhancing transport efficiency with intelligence, energy and supreme connectivity

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2017 10:58 BST

Intelligence, energy and outstanding connectivity are some of the most important traits of successful decision makers in the transport and logistics industries. The same attributes now rank among the most significant attributes of modern trailers as well.

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eTransport recognised as Green Truck Innovation 2017

Press Releases   •   Apr 06, 2017 11:08 BST

The panel of experts were clearly impressed by the zero-emission electric axle drive eTransport presented by BPW Bergische Achsen. Following their appraisal, the trade journal VerkehrsRundschau awarded BPW its Green Truck Innovation 2017 prize for this intelligent electric solution to inner city traffic problems.

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BPW and Cojali establish Joint Venture

Press Releases   •   Sep 02, 2016 16:16 BST

Wiehl/Campo de Criptana, 02.09.2016 --- BPW Bergische Achsen KG of Germany and Cojali S.L of Spain have announced the foundation of a joint venture. The new company - Cojali Systems S.L. - is headquartered in Campo de Criptana (Spain).

The aim of Cojali Systems S.L is to bring together both BPW's and Cojali's competencies and skills in order to create superior products and services for the worldwide truck and trailer markets. BPW brings in its leading market position and its Europe-wide spare parts dealer network together with expert knowledge in running gear and telematics. Cojali brings in its deep knowledge in EBS diagnostic systems and aftersales EBS products.

For BPW it is a logical next step to further enhance its position as mobility partner for fleet operators and throughout the complete life cycle of the trailer.

About BPW Group
BPW Group, based in Wiehl, Germany, is a dependable international mobility and system partner for the transport industry, serving as a one-stop shop for innovative solutions. Its portfolio embraces axles, suspension systems and brake technologies (BPW), locking systems and bodywork technology (Hestal), lighting systems (Ermax), composite technologies (HBN-Teknik), and user-friendly telematics applications for trucks and trailers (idem telematics). BPW Group’s technologies and services support manufacturers’ cost-effective workflows and enable vehicle operators to manage their fleets efficiently by maximising the transparency of loading and transport processes. The owner-managed BPW Group encompasses more than 60 companies worldwide and employs around 6,400 people. www.wethinktransport.com

About Cojali S.L.
Cojali S.L., based in Campo de Criptana, Spain, part of the Cojali Group of companies, is an Industry-Leading company specialized in the manufacturing of Cooling Systems, Air-brake components, Multibrand and Multisystem Diagnostics (JALTEST, JALTEST AGV, and JALTEST MARINE), Telematics with Remote Diagnostics (JALTEST ODF) and Electronic Braking Systems for Commercial ON and OFF-Highway vehicles. Cojali S.L. also provides the industry with added business solutions; Technical Information, Customer Support and Training Programs are some of the most important services Cojali S.L. offers customers in more than 105 countries worldwide. Cojali S.L. is a family-owned company with over 400 employees around the world. Learn more at www.cojali.com | www.jaltest.com

BPW Bergische Achsen KG of Germany and Cojali S.L of Spain have announced the foundation of a joint venture. The new company - Cojali Systems S.L. - is headquartered in Campo de Criptana (Spain).

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  • Head of Corporate Communication
  • KoesterK@bpw.de
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  • +49 (0) 2262 78-1909

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  • Press Officer/Public Relations
  • SimonN@bpw.de
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About BPW Bergische Achsen KG

About BPW Bergische Achsen KG
BPW Bergische Achsen KG is the parent company of the BPW Group. With more than 1,600 employees, including around 120 trainees, the family-run company has been developing and producing complete running gear systems for truck trailers and semi-trailers at its headquarters in Wiehl since 1898. BPW’s technologies include axle systems, brake technology, suspension and bearings. BPW’s trailer axles and running gear systems are in use in millions of vehicles around the world. An extensive range of services also provides vehicle manufacturers and vehicle operators with the opportunity to increase economic efficiency in their production and transport processes. www.bpw.de/en

About BPW Group
BPW Group, based in Wiehl, Germany, is a dependable international mobility and system partner for the transport industry, serving as a one-stop shop for innovative solutions. Its portfolio embraces axles, suspension systems and brake technologies (BPW), locking systems and bodywork technology (Hestal), lighting systems (Ermax), composite technologies (HBN-Teknik), and user-friendly telematics applications for trucks and trailers (idem telematics). BPW Group’s technologies and services support manufacturers’ cost-effective workflows and enable vehicle operators to manage their fleets efficiently by maximising the transparency of loading and transport processes. The owner-managed BPW Group encompasses more than 60 companies worldwide and employs around 6,400 people. www.wethinktransport.com

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  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany