Hellmann and Bergische Achsen KG start field tests with retro-fitted electric motor for commercial vehicles

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2018 14:00 CEST

As part of an innovation cooperation, the globally operating logistics service provider, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, and one of the world’s largest manufacturer of trailer running gears, BPW Bergische Achsen KG, are starting a joint practical trial: they are bringing the eTransport, an electric motor axle recently developed by BPW, onto the roads.

Digital shopping: BPW Aftermarket Group offers upBox, an intelligent spare parts warehouses for garage premises

Press Releases   •   Aug 16, 2018 14:01 CEST

The process of ordering spare parts online may be quick in the spare parts business, but simply picking them off the shelf is even quicker: the BPW Aftermarket Group is offering commercial vehicle garages a mobile spare parts warehouse with up to 2,000 parts directly on site. The required parts are simply taken out and the billing and reordering processes are completely automatic.

Telematic and pharmaceutical certification in one step: idem telematics enables quality according to GDP

Press Releases   •   Aug 15, 2018 14:00 CEST

Idem telematics provides its customers in the pharmaceutical industry with a new service: in collaboration with the European Institute for Pharma Logistics GmbH (EIPL), telematics solutions for temperature-controlled transports can now be qualified in order to meet the requirements of Good Distribution Practice (GDP).

“Hammer-proof” tail lamps ease costs and nerves in transport industry thanks to wonder material polycarbonate

Press Releases   •   Aug 07, 2018 11:00 CEST

What do Ermax trailer tail lamps have in common with DVDs, medical devices and high-tech sports equipment? Their outstanding technical properties are attributable to a high-performance engineering thermoplastic. Polycarbonate is the stuff that transforms the new LED tail lamps into Eternal Lights that offer incredible cost savings. There’s never been a better time to exchange old for new.

IAA 2018: BPW presents innovative electro-hydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control

Press Releases   •   Aug 03, 2018 12:00 CEST

BPW will be showcasing its new electro-hydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 in Hanover (Hall 26, Stand C31). This innovative system supports the steering functionality of trailers and is light, cost-effective and low-maintenance. This independent solution does not require approval, is particularly easy to install and can also be retrofitted.

BPW axles with new "digital DNA" QR type plate: from configuration to production through to spare parts service

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2018 14:00 CEST

With a new type plate, BPW has now simplified the process for workshops and vehicle operators to identify and order spare parts: As of now they are provided with a QR code, which makes the associated product information directly accessible on a smartphone or tablet. Spare parts lists, service handbooks and service documents are now available in a matter of seconds.

Even lighter, more robust and more economical: BPW will be presenting the new disc brake ECO Disc TS2 at IAA 2018

Press Releases   •   Jul 25, 2018 14:00 CEST

Thanks to its intelligent design, the new disc brake ECO Disc TS2 sets new benchmarks in every way: it is now lighter, more robust and more economical. BPW will be presenting the innovative advances of its tried-and-tested product at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 (20-27 September in hall 26, stand C31) in Hannover.

Germany’s best ideas hubs: BPW Innovation Lab in the top ten

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2018 14:00 CEST

Innovation labs are a major trend among large corporations: with playful methods, an unconventional working culture and freedom from corporate structures, they are designed to develop new digital business ideas. But an element of scepticism has grown alongside these: which ideas hubs actually work?

BPW crowned ‘Best Brand’ for the twelfth time in a row

Press Releases   •   Jun 26, 2018 14:00 CEST

Industry professionals have once again chosen BPW as the ‘Best Brand’ in the commercial vehicle sector. This is the twelfth time in a row that the company has won the ‘ETM Award’ in the trailer axle category. The contest is an important benchmark for the industry and a reliable indicator of the acceptance and reputation of vehicles and brands.

Florian Modrich appointed head of sales at idem telematics

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2018 14:04 CEST

Florian Modrich (41) has been overseeing the sales team of idem telematics since December 2017. As head of sales, he is responsible for distributing the market leader’s truck and trailer telematics systems throughout Europe.

Upcoming events 7 events

11 Sep all day

Automechanika: BPW and PE Automotive

Sep 11 - Sep 15
Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1 D-60327 Frankfurt/Main

20 Sep all day

BPW at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 (Hall 26, Booth C31) in Hannover, Germany

Sep 20 - Sep 27
Fairgrounds of Deutsche Messe, Hermesallee, D-30521 Hannover

24 Sep 10:00
24 Sep 16:30

FMD guideline and its effects on pharmaceutical transport logistics

Sep 24, 16:30 - 18:00 CEST
Fairgrounds of Deutsche Messe, Hermesallee, D-30521 Hannover BPW Bergische Achsen - idem Telematics GmbH Hall 26, Booth C31

Contacts 2 contacts

  • Press Contact
  • Head of Corporate Communication
  • KoesterK@bpw.de
  • +49 (0) 2262 78-2280
  • +49 (0) 2262 78-1909

  • Press Contact
  • Press Officer/Public Relations
  • hsirSiuimoyeginN@bswpwkapy.dykazmpmhe
  • +49 (0) 2262 78-1909
  • +49 (0) 151 55037078

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 70 companies worldwide and employs around 7,000 people. www.wethinktransport.com


  • BPW Bergische Achsen KG
  • Ohlerhammer
  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany