Press releases • Aug 22, 2018 15:00 CEST
No other type of vehicle is as highly individual as the trailer – every transport task requires a specific running gear. BPW, one of the market leaders for complete running gear systems for truck-trailers and semi-trailers, has now considerably simplified the configuration of running gears: by utilising a "digital DNA" for all components, running gears can be configured and ordered online.
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.
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?
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.
Minister-President Armin Laschet visits BPW, a recognised role model for e-mobility and Industry 4.0
Press releases • Apr 26, 2018 08:49 CEST
Minister-President Armin Laschet sees North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) as a leading centre of innovation in e-mobility and of Industry 4.0 in Germany. On the recommendation of the state parliamentary representative Bodo Löttgen of the CDU party, he visited BPW in Wiehl to familiarise himself with novel drive concepts and production methods, and the digitally interconnected world of logistics.
Germany's best training companies - how BPW prepares apprentices for a digital future and the internet of things
Press releases • Apr 17, 2018 14:04 CEST
The internet of things is prompting a surge of innovation in business and industry, but how can those who are embarking on a career prepare for the future? A good place to start is to join the training programme of an innovative enterprise such as BPW. As an innovation leader of the transport industry, BPW harnesses its expertise in IT and mechatronics for the benefit of its trainees.
Press releases • Apr 10, 2018 11:00 CEST
The aim of the campaign entitled “Give a box, give a smile” was to help the 371 children who live in the Nepalese mountain village of Rapcha. Together with the shipping experts of Overseas Logistic Services (OLS) and the charity Re:Help, the works council of Bergische Achsen has now delivered almost 400 aid packages to families living in impoverished conditions.
Press releases • Mar 27, 2018 15:04 CEST
BPW belongs to an elite group of enterprises in Germany that are spearheading the digital transformation of products, applications and processes. The business magazine Focus Money and its research institute Deutschland Test have now recognised BPW as one of the leading Digital Champions: The Hamburg Institute of International Economics assessed around 10,000 companies for the ranking exercise.
Press releases • Mar 14, 2018 11:00 CET
The market-leading telematics system for trucks and trailers from idem telematics with its cargofleet3 portal, has now been upgraded with a novel swap body management and security offering. Enhanced security is provided by an invisible digital seal, and the new system simplifies management of both swap body fleets and their depots.
Press releases • Mar 07, 2018 15:30 CET
Among German SMEs, no company can claim to have more loyal employees than BPW Bergische Achsen KG. In the latest round of the independent and anonymised TOP JOB survey, the family business’s employees give their employer top marks for communication, development and prospects. Compared with their counterparts in other companies, the employees of BPW are especially loyal.
Press releases • Mar 01, 2018 15:00 CET
The international mobility and system partner BPW has extended the operating scope of its air suspension Airlight II for low loaders. With immediate effect, it can be installed in vehicles with an axle load of 12 tonnes.
Press releases • Feb 23, 2018 10:58 CET
For many years BPW Bergische Achsen KG has ranked among Germany’s top employers, as recently reconfirmed by the magazine Focus Business. It has now been recognised as the fairest employer in its industry. The accolade is the outcome of a new ranking produced by Faktenkontor with academic support on behalf of Focus Money and Deutschland Test.
Out with the diesel engine and in with the electric axle – market leader in special-purpose truck construction initiates standard electrification programme for municipal utility vehicles with BPW axle drive
Press releases • Jan 30, 2018 12:15 CET
The electrification of municipal and commercial utility vehicles is now gathering pace following today’s announcement by the Paul Group, a European leader in special-purpose vehicle construction, of a standard conversion package for the Mercedes-Benz Vario in collaboration with BPW Bergische Achsen KG. The company revealed its plans at a preview for local authorities in Vilshofen in Bavaria.
Press releases • Jan 16, 2018 11:15 CET
Its certificate of compliance with IATF 16949 standard enables BPW to consolidate its position as a quality leader in the commercial vehicle industry. The award also cements its position among the world’s elite automotive suppliers. The certification serves as a milestone not only for the company, but also in the run-up to the launch of the electric axle drive eTransport.