Formula 1-style brake service: BPW also introduces ECO Plus 3 technology for axles with an axle load of 10 to 12 t
BPW has revolutionised the operation and maintenance of trailer axles with the invention of the ECO Plus bearing. The third generation of the bearing has already proven its worth on countless occasions since its introduction in the 9 t axle segment. Now also axles with 10 t to 12 t axle load enjoy the benefits of innovative ECO Plus 3 bearing technology.
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.
How special vehicles drive safer and more economically – with the proper tyre pressure
Tyre pressure has a major impact on the transport safety as well as the fuel consumption of the trailer. The increasing popularity of automatic tyre pressure control systems is no surprise, as they quickly pay for themselves and meet new EU regulations. BPW also offers its award-winning AirSave system for low loader trailers and special vehicles with special axle and running gear designs.
BPW: Top engineering for low loader trailers
Low loader trailers are used on the road and off-road, because no other vehicle type transports large, heavy and complex goods from A to B more efficiently. Thanks to innovative running gear technologies, low loader trailers are becoming increasingly versatile and even more manoeuvrable. At bauma (outdoor area north, stand 827/9), market leader BPW will be showing what is technically possible.
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.
System configuration by smartphone: BPW ARC App for electrohydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control
BPW's electrohydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control (ARC) for Self-steering axles has already made it easier to reverse with truck drawbar trailers and semitrailers in tight manoeuvring spaces. Now BPW is also making initial commissioning, function checks and diagnostics of this systems easier with the BPW ARC App, available to download for free for Android and IOS devices.
European Commission makes tyre pressure monitoring for trailers compulsory from mid 2022
There are many good reasons to opt for a tyre pressure control system like AirSave from BPW: it saves tyres, fuel and nerves – and already pays off within its first year. Now there’s another good reason to order all your trailer running gears with a tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) or AirSave from BPW: the European Commission is making tyre pressure monitoring compulsory from mid 2022.