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Wiehler Forum 2019

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Wiehler Forum 2019

from left to right: Moderator Oliver Detje, Axel Plass (Managing Partner, Konrad Zippel Spediteur GmbH & Co. KG), Dr. Kai D. Kreisköther (Vice President Digital Drive, PEM Motion), Dr. Bert Schröer (Head of Department Vehicle Technology, Waste Management Companies Cologne) and Markus Schell (Managing Partner, BPW Bergische Achsen KG) discussed how the mix of diesel and new drive concepts can be technologically successful and, above all, economically viable in heavy goods traffic on the road.
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About BPW Bergische Achsen Kommanditgesellschaft
BPW Bergische Achsen Kommanditgesellschaft is the parent company of the BPW Group. With over 1,600 employees, including around 120 trainees, the family-owned 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 offers vehicle manufacturers and operators the ability to increase the efficiency of their production and transport processes.

About the BPW Group
The BPW Group researches, develops and manufactures everything needed to ensure that transport keeps moving and is safe, illuminated, intelligent and digitally connected. With its brands BPW, Ermax, HBN, HESTAL and idem telematics, the company group is a preferred system partner of the commercial vehicle industry around the globe for running gear, brakes, lighting, fasteners and superstructure technology, telematics and other key components for trucks, trailers and buses. The BPW Group offers comprehensive mobility services for transport businesses, ranging from a global service network to spare parts supply and intelligent networking of vehicles, drivers and freight. The owner-operated company group currently employs 7,350 staff in more than 50 countries and achieved consolidated sales of 1.52 billion euros in 2018.

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