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Trailers for special transport are among the crowd pullers at bauma in Munich. The common denominator: they roll on axles and running gear solutions from BPW.

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.

For its electrohydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control, BPW is introducing an app that provides quick access to all relevant information via a Bluetooth interface to the system's control unit.

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.

idem telematics offers transport companies a new system-open and manufacturer-independent truck telematics hardware.

idem telematics opens truck telematics to everyone: New hardware, even more functions – all at an affordable price

With the use of truck telematics, fleet operators can significantly reduce their costs, optimise workflows and increase customer satisfaction. Nevertheless, many avoid truck manufacturers' systems. idem telematics is now changing the market with a new, manufacturer-independent truck telematics system that is less complicated, more versatile and even cheaper than ever.

AirSave mounted on a BPW steering axle.

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.

Le stand BPW à Solutrans à Lyon : Hall d'exposition 4, stand 4 E 066.

Solutrans à Lyon : BPW réaffirme son leadership sur les essieux, les trains roulants et la connectivité du transport

À l'occasion du salon Solutrans à Lyon, le groupe BPW réaffirme sa position de leader technologique européen pour les essieux, les systèmes de trains roulants et la connectivité du conducteur, des marchandises et du véhicule. Pour la première fois, BPW et Thermo King présentent conjointement un système de refroidissement efficace sur le plan environnemental pour les remorques.

BPW at Solutrans Lyon, France: Hall 4, stand 4 E 066.

Solutrans Lyon: BPW confirms leadership claim for axles, running gear and digital transport connectivity

At the Solutrans trade fair in Lyon, the BPW Group confirmed their claim to being European technology leader for axls, running gear systems and the digital networking of driver, freight and vehicle. For the first time, BPW and Thermo King are presenting a climate-efficient cooling system for trailers together that recovers energy through an innovative, intelligent running gear.

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Welcome to BPW Bergische Achsen KG!

About BPW Bergische Achsen Kommanditgesellschaft
BPW Bergische Achsen KG is the parent company of the BPW Group. With around 1,500 employees, including around 100 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.

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 around 7,000 staff in 27 countries and achieved consolidated sales of 1.731 billion euros in 2022.

BPW Bergische Achsen KG