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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

 Weighed and approved: BPW presents running gear computer with integrated weighing system at Bauma

Weighed and approved: BPW presents running gear computer with integrated weighing system at Bauma

Press Releases   •   Mar 07, 2019 14:04 CET

BPW now makes it possible to determine the weight of the load using a new type of sensor that via a hub wirelessly transmits its data from the drawbar trailer axle directly to end devices and via an ISO bus interface also to the driver's cab. This allows drivers and transport companies to gain full transparency over mileage and transported quantities – and can also bill by weight.

‘Hot or not’: BPW monitors asphalt delivery using intelligent sensors

‘Hot or not’: BPW monitors asphalt delivery using intelligent sensors

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2019 15:00 CET

Transporting and delivering asphalt is a delicate business: the mix, which is at a temperature of around 180 degrees, is susceptible to wind; too much oxygen and temperature losses can ruin its quality while on the road. At the Bauma trade fair, BPW will present an intelligent sensor system for dumper trucks that replaces the current method of measuring temperature which is prone to errors.

Predictive maintenance: BPW now offers measurement of brake lining wear in the trailer with a new sensor

Predictive maintenance: BPW now offers measurement of brake lining wear in the trailer with a new sensor

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2019 14:00 CET

The next generation of Europe’s top-selling trailer disc brake is in the starting blocks – but it doesn't come alone: BPW is also supplying a completely redeveloped sensor which is the first to continuously measure brake lining wear and thus enable visits to the garage to be timed perfectly. The system requires no maintenance and can be retrofitted for all BPW trailer disc brakes.

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

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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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BPW AGRO Hub

BPW AGRO Hub

At the Bauma trade fair in Munich, BPW will be presenting the enhanced AGRO Hub running gear computer, which was presented for the first ...

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BPW CargoTracer Video:  Super simple, super catchy – and unmistakably German

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The BPW InnovationLab also lives up to its reputation as a creative think tank when it comes to marketing its CargoTracer freight trackin...

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iGurt: BPW makes cargo restraints intelligent

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Transport damages caused by poorly-secured freight are routine in the transport business; serious accidents and damages to the load frequ...

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Digital shopping: BPW Aftermarket Group offers upBox, an intelligent spare parts warehouses for garage premises

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Things don’t get much more customer-centric than this: the BPW Aftermarket Group is now offering commercial vehicle garages and hauliers ...

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Industry 4.0: Translating aspiration into practice

A digitally interconnected wheel and axle assembly shop was recently completed in a major project at the BPW facility in Wiehl. The challenge of implementation was taken up by the IT production & internal logistics department.

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