A family business since 1898: BPW has been setting the transport sector in motion for 125 years
125 years ago today, on 15th July 1898, Bergische Patentachsenfabrik GmbH was founded in Wiehl (BPW). From its beginnings as a blacksmith's forge for carriage axles with 12 employees, the family-owned company is now one of the innovators in the commercial vehicle industry, successfully developing solutions for the efficient, safe and sustainable transport of goods by road.
From digital DNA to the thinking trailer: how BPW is revolutionising vehicle and fleet management
With its holistic approach to digitalisation, BPW has fundamentally changed the way trailer running gears are developed, built and maintained. Now the innovation leader is advancing the digital DNA of its running gears to artificial consciousness: the trailer of the future thinks and manages itself. BPW reveals the first details of the new generation iC Plus running gear at transport logistic.
transport logistic: BPW Group shows broad portfolio for more efficiency, safety and sustainability in transport
At the international trade fair for logistics and mobility "transport logistic" in Munich (9 - 12 May), the BPW Group will be focusing its trade fair presentation in Hall A6, Stand 310 on efficiency, safety and sustainability. Under the motto "Solutions for driving value in transport", the group of companies is providing answers to the most urgent questions in the transport industry.
Free online check: These BPW solutions generate thousands of euros in additional revenue for transport companies
BPW is now offering a free online check that calculates the additional revenue from using advanced trailer technologies and the BAX e-truck. The tool proves how easy it is to generate thousands of euros in additional revenue per year.
Spectacular special vehicles, now also online
Anyone with even a rudimentary interest in technology is bound to be interested in the special vehicles of the commercial vehicle industry. As a leading partner to special vehicle manufacturers, BPW wants to capture this interest, enthusiasm and variety within the industry and present it online on its own website, to appeal both to laypeople and professionals.
EU requires climate-friendly trailers from 2024 onwards: BPW products fulfil the requirements for VECTO certification of trailers
The trailer has a significant impact on how economical and climate-friendly the transport is. The EU has also recognised this; from 2024 on the EU will be certifying trailers according to their CO2 emissions. BPW products already fulfil the requirements of the EU simulation tool VECTO, which makes it easier to compare trailers and rewards climate-friendly technologies with a CO2 bonus.
IAA Transportation: BPW set to become the go-to place of the transport industry
The BPW Group develops its solutions for the transport and logistics industry in close cooperation with hauliers, drivers, dispatchers, fleet managers and innovative industry partners. BPW is focusing on this special bond at the IAA Transportation in Hanover: the BPW exhibition stand in Hall 26 is set to become the meeting point for the transport industry.
BAUMA 22: Market leader BPW wants to continue growth with running gears for special vehicles
Ever larger, heavier loads are being transported by road: trailers that move 80-metre-long wind turbine blades, entire drilling rigs or concrete bridge sections weighing up to 1,000 tons attract all kinds of people to bauma in Munich, not just experts. And the common denominator on the most impressive vehicles? The BPW logo on the hub cap. The market leader expects a sustained trend of growth.
Endurance test for solutions from the BPW Group: Racing Team T Sport Bernau starts a new racing season
The BPW Group and the truck racing team T Sport Bernau will be sticking together in 2022. As partners, BPW and PE Automotive support the team around the Spanish top driver Antonio Albacete in the upcoming Goodyear FIA European Truck Racing Championship (ETRC). In exciting wheel-to-wheel contests, the BPW and PE components are put to the test.
Double Award: German Innovation Award celebrates super-efficient transport technologies from BPW
Innovative commercial vehicle technologies improve not only environmental efficiency, but also the image of the transport and logistics industry. BPW Bergische Achsen KG has now received two renowned German Innovation Awards - one of which with the highest grade possible from the jury. The deciding factor: focus on the user.
Even lighter, even more variable for on- and off-road: BPW renews Airlight II trailer running gears
Weight savings of up to 60 kilograms are a sensation in the trailer industry. The engineers at BPW Bergische Achsen KG have achieved this with the new generation of the Airlight II running gear kit. Thanks to digital DNA, laser technology and intelligent modules, the kit now covers an even wider range of applications – both on the motorway and off the beaten track.
New YouTube format for commercial vehicle garages and professionals: BPW launches ‘TrailerBuddies’
Whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube, BPW has been reaching out to users of commercial vehicle and transport technology directly through social media for years. Now, BPW is launching ‘TrailerBuddies’, a special YouTube format for professionals in garages and service stations.