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BPW reinvents the running gear for trailers: Fully digitalised modular concept for on- and off-road use

BPW reinvents the running gear for trailers: Fully digitalised modular concept for on- and off-road use

Press Releases   •   Feb 19, 2019 13:00 CET

With a platform for running gears that has been thoroughly redesigned, BPW now covers both on-road and off-road applications. This means that running gear can be configured for trailers that can be used just as easily and efficiently on the road as on the construction site. The highlight is a "digital DNA" that accompanies the vehicle throughout its life with intelligent services.

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.

Safer loading, more flexible manoeuvres: BPW receives two ‘Trailer Innovation 2019’ awards

Safer loading, more flexible manoeuvres: BPW receives two ‘Trailer Innovation 2019’ awards

Press Releases   •   Sep 27, 2018 11:00 CEST

BPW can once again celebrate its win of an important innovation prize – twice over. A jury of 16 international trade journalists and experts from the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) selected two innovations from BPW for the ‘Trailer Innovation 2019’ award. Both innovations combine a significant gain in safety with substantial cost savings for vehicle operators.

Schmitz Cargobull and idem telematics: common interface for efficient data management

Schmitz Cargobull and idem telematics: common interface for efficient data management

Press Releases   •   Sep 24, 2018 15:29 CEST

Schmitz Cargobull and the BPW Group announce a strategic cooperation in the field of telematics at the IAA Commercial Vehicles: In future, data can be exchanged between the "cargofleet3" telematics system of BPW subsidiary idem telematics and the new Schmitz Cargobull TrailerConnect® portal via a common interface.

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ECO Air trailer running gear

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With the ECO Air trailer running gear redesigned from the ground up, BPW covers both on-road and off-road applications.

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Best of Consulting Award ceremony

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Representatives of IMP and BPW accepted the Best of Consulting Award

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BPW’s intelligent iGurt cargo securing system

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BPW’s intelligent iGurt cargo securing system is the successful result of co-innovation with the customer

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Enthusiastic winners of the Telematik Award

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Smiles all round for BPW and idem telematics as they win the Telematik Award 2018 (from left to right): Katrin Köster, Head of Corporate ...

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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