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New study: BPW ranks among the top one per cent of German employers

New study: BPW ranks among the top one per cent of German employers

Press releases   •   May 15, 2019 15:00 CEST

BPW Bergische Achsen KG has been ranked by respected institutes and media firms as one of Germany’s top employers and training providers for years. A further study has now confirmed that the family-owned company is among the top one per cent for quality as an employer, following an analysis of around 70,000 companies for the title of ‘Leading Employer 2019’.

Sensors to prevent lorry accidents: BPW receives world-renowned iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 for ‘invisible’ product

Sensors to prevent lorry accidents: BPW receives world-renowned iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 for ‘invisible’ product

Press releases   •   Mar 19, 2019 14:02 CET

What exactly is ‘good design’? To many people, this primarily means an aesthetically pleasing product design. The iF DESIGN AWARD 2019, on the other hand, illustrates that good design is above all a matter of purpose and concept – and recognised the international mobility and system partner BPW for a product that consumers will probably never see

‘Innovations in agricultural technology’ public choice award: BPW drive axle is gaining traction

‘Innovations in agricultural technology’ public choice award: BPW drive axle is gaining traction

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2019 14:00 CET

25 per cent more traction for the trailer on wet and difficult ground conditions and higher loads with smaller towing vehicles: these system benefits provided by the ‘AGRO Drive’ hydraulic drive axle have given BPW a bestseller among farmers and contractors. As a result, the drive axle has now won the most important public choice award in the agricultural industry.

How customers become innovation partners: WirtschaftsWoche recognizes BPW’s co-innovation with Innovative Management Partner (IMP)

How customers become innovation partners: WirtschaftsWoche recognizes BPW’s co-innovation with Innovative Management Partner (IMP)

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2018 11:05 CET

Improperly secured cargo is frequently the cause of wobbling and tipping lorries on the road – and accidents and cargo damage cost transport companies millions every year. In future, an innovative, intelligent cargo securing system from BPW will prevent this from happening. Yet the development methodology used is also a remarkable aspect of this innovation.

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Barbara Höfel (right) in a meeting with employees

Barbara Höfel (right) in ...

Barbara Höfel (right) in a meeting with employees: being both supportive and challenging is a central ideal that the company has embedded...

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Invisible product - but obvious joy: BPW rewarded with iF Design Award 2019

Invisible product - but o...

From left: Dorian Kurz (Kurz + Kurz Design), Dr. Markus Kliffken, Katharina Kermelk, Christopher Lamers (all BPW)

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iGurt by BPW

iGurt by BPW

The iF DESIGN AWARD 2019 illustrates that good design is a matter of purpose and concept – and recognised with BPW's iGurt a product that...

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iGurt App by BPW

iGurt App by BPW

The iBelt comes with an intuitive app that immediately raises an alarm if the pre-tensioning force is lost.

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Video: electro-hydraulic auxiliary steering system Active Reverse Control

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Until now, mechanical self-steering axles could only be of assistance when the vehicle was travelling forwards. The innovative auxiliary ...

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About BPW Bergische Achsen KG

BPW Bergische Achsen KG is the parent company of the BPW Group. With more than 1,600 employees, including around 120 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.
www.bpw.de/en

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 7,200 staff in more than 50 countries and achieved consolidated sales of 1.48 billion euros in 2017.
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  • BPW Bergische Achsen KG
  • Ohlerhammer
  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany