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VerkehrsRundschau award for BPW’s Political Education training programme

VerkehrsRundschau award for BPW’s Political Education training programme

Press releases   •   Feb 07, 2020 13:15 CET

At BPW, apprentices learn far more than just a profession – for example, they also organise political discussion groups and hold their own meetings in Wiehl’s town hall. This is all thanks to the company’s own Political Education programme. In honour of this extraordinary commitment, BPW has now been awarded the VerkehrsRundschau award in the ‘Apprenticeships and Further Training’ category.

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’.

BPW to use robots in vocational and professional training

BPW to use robots in vocational and professional training

Press releases   •   Nov 23, 2018 11:00 CET

As one of the innovation leaders of the transport industry, BPW dovetails its know-how in IT and mechatronics closely with its vocational training. As a result, BPW was given the distinction of being one of the “Best Companies for vocational training in Germany” in March. Now the company is taking its vocational training and staff qualifications to the next level by adding a robotics branch.

BPW trainees host political discussion – education system in need of reform

BPW trainees host political discussion – education system in need of reform

Press releases   •   Oct 04, 2017 15:49 CEST

Is Germany’s dual work-study system a flagship or a rust bucket? This was the question posed by education and business experts in Engelskirchen on 14 September. The trainees of BPW Bergische Achsen KG in Wiehl hosted the evening with presentations and a series of short video interviews conducted among themselves.

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VerkehrsRundschau Award

VerkehrsRundschau Award

Michael Pfeiffer, personally liable managing partner of BPW, accepted the VerkehrsRundschau Award 2020 in the ‘Apprenticeships and Furth...

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Political Education

Political Education

Getting involved rather than just being present: BPW apprentices discussed the situation of the local playgrounds in the council hall at ...

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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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A special training centre for robotics has been set up in the BPW training facility. Nikolaj Merkel, Andreas Janzen und Thorben Kalkkuhl ...

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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 7,350 staff in more than 50 countries and achieved consolidated sales of 1.52 billion euros in 2018.
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  • BPW Bergische Achsen KG
  • Ohlerhammer
  • 51674 Wiehl
  • Germany