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From setting the tone to serial innovation: why Ranga Yogeshwar named BPW one of Germany’s top 100 mid-sized companies

From setting the tone to serial innovation: why Ranga Yogeshwar named BPW one of Germany’s top 100 mid-sized companies

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2019 19:19 CEST

Of all German prizes for innovation, the ‘Top 100’ award plays a unique role: it’s the only competition to honour mid-sized businesses for their innovation management. BPW head of development Dr Markus Kliffken explains why he’d like to give the prize awarded by science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar straight back to the commercial vehicle specialists’ customers.

Best brands: how BPW gets its customers and employees excited about the high-tech revolution in the transport and commercial vehicle industry

Best brands: how BPW gets its customers and employees excited about the high-tech revolution in the transport and commercial vehicle industry

Press releases   •   Jul 02, 2019 08:21 CEST

The BPW Group is driving innovation in transport and logistics with Industry 4.0, digitisation, e-mobility and networking. At the same time, the family-owned company is managing to gain customers, partners and employees for the transformation – and the brand strategy plays an important role, too.

BPW receives German Innovation Awards for digital cargo securing and freight tracking – two key technologies for autonomous transport

BPW receives German Innovation Awards for digital cargo securing and freight tracking – two key technologies for autonomous transport

Press releases   •   May 29, 2019 11:00 CEST

BPW is giving cargo a voice using sensors and digital connectivity – the iGurt indicates whether it is correctly secured in the drawbar trailer during the journey, while the CargoTracer connects it directly with senders' and recipients' merchandise management systems. And these solutions already contain key technologies required for autonomous transport.

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’.

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Top 100 Preisverleihung

Top 100 Preisverleihung

Science journalist and TOP 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar (centre) with Katrin Köster, Head of BPW Corporate Communications, and Dr Markus Kl...

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BPW-Best-Brand-2019

BPW-Best-Brand-2019

Ralf Merkelbach and Katrin Köster (BPW) received the ETM Award for the best trailer axles for the 13th time in a row in Stuttgart.

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Alexander Lutze and Katharina Kermelk

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Young innovators Katharina Kermelk, product manager for the iGurt, and Alexander Lutze, head of the BPW Innovation Lab, with the CargoTra...

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Barbara Höfel (right) in a meeting with employees

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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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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.
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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