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BPW works doctor now also treats sick truck drivers

BPW works doctor now also treats sick truck drivers

Press releases   •   Mar 03, 2020 11:05 CET

Dr Gunnar Heymer, works doctor for BPW, will now also treat truck drivers who fall ill on the road. BPW is a member of the DocStop initiative, which provides truck drivers with medical treatment while on the road if they call the Europe-wide hotline on 00800 03627867. BPW Managing Director Michael Pfeiffer calls on other companies to do more to ensure the well-being of truck drivers.

BPW expects CO2-pricing to drive innovation in transport and logistics

BPW expects CO2-pricing to drive innovation in transport and logistics

Press releases   •   Dec 12, 2019 14:00 CET

Between 2017 and 2018, BPW Bergische Achsen KG reduced its CO2 emissions by 60 percent to 7,855 tonnes. This dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions at the main production plant was made possible by shifting to green electricity and e-mobility. However, the family business sees the highest potential for more climate protection in its innovations for transport and logistics.

Climate and cost-efficient trailers are now instantly recognisable: BPW AirSave wins the European Transport Prize for Sustainability

Climate and cost-efficient trailers are now instantly recognisable: BPW AirSave wins the European Transport Prize for Sustainability

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2019 08:50 CET

All truck drawbar trailers look the same to the average consumer. But now even the layman can identify which trailer is safe, climate-friendly and cost-saving, as with just a glance at the wheel hubs you can immediately recognise whether the BPW AirSave system has been installed. It has now been awarded the highest European sustainability award in the transport industry.

Summit with a lasting impact: BPW takes issues and demands from transport and logistics sector from Wiehl to German parliament

Summit with a lasting impact: BPW takes issues and demands from transport and logistics sector from Wiehl to German parliament

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 14:00 CET

Some 100 top decision makers from the transport and logistics sectors met at the Wiehler Forum to discuss the issues that will shape the future of the industry. This year, the summit will also have a lasting impact outside the industry – for the first time ever, the participants set the agenda for a political dialogue with members of the German parliament in Berlin.

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VISION mobility: Electrification of Heavy Commercial Vehicles

Events   •   Aug 17, 2018 13:44 CEST

Speaker: Markus Schell, Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, BPWElectrification is one oft he main themes – also in the truck business. However, this requires a corresponding (charging) infrastructure and the use of electric trucks does not make sense in all segments. Discuss with industry professionals when and where e-trucks can be profitable and which kind of requirements are necessary.Present...

Sep 25, 14:3015:30 CEST

VISION mobility IAA Nutzfahrzeuge Hannovermesse Pavillon 11, Section D

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BPW works doctor now also treats sick truck drivers

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BPW works doctor Dr Gunnar Heymer (left) will now also treat truck drivers who fall ill on the road. The new DocStop location was opened ...

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Unrivalled light: transport vehicles with BPW running gear

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Weight-sensitive transports in particular benefit from the weight reduction achieved by BPW lightweight components.

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BPW Airlight II running gear with lightweight components

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The new featherweight world champion is called BPW: With the LightTube trailing arm, BPW has reduced running gear weight to record new le...

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Electric factory traffic at BPW

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Even with heavy factory traffic, the rumbling diesel noise is becoming increasingly rare at BPW in Wiehl as more and more electric forkli...

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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