Thore Bakker joined BPW Bergische Achsen KG in 2017 and has been General Manager for the Trailer Solutions & Mobility Services Business Unit since 2019.
Advanced style: Thermo King
Dwayne Cowan is President of Thermo King Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Global Marine, Air Rail at global climate innovator, Trane Technologies. Prior to his current role, Cowan served as Vice President of Commercial Sales and Service for the Thermo King Americas business at Trane Technologies.
The first decade
Since the founding of Global Trailer in 2011, the magazine has consistently focused on supporting the international trailer manufacturing scene through the provision of timely reports and in-depth analysis of the sector’s most influential and emerging voices. It is the imperative of the editorial team to meet the needs of the global road transport industry and the diversity of its information requirements via expertly filtered data in both print and online formats in the interests of providing a trusted business resource.
Individual solutions for sophisticated services
Meusburger is a family business headquartered in Altstätten, Switzerland, and has been producing special commercial vehicles since 1992. Over the years the OEM has expanded its production area from a 4,200-square-metre site in Lower Bavaria to a 60,000-square-metre hall complete with state-of-the-art machinery and tooling.
Connecting all road transport
idem telematics solutions are suitable for fleets and for manufacturers of any company size. The solution works very simply and independently of the transport goods and in addition with all possible partners in the process chain, resulting in increased profitability, higher quality, customer satisfaction and competitiveness.
Solutrans 2021 preview
Under the patronage of the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, biennial trade fair Solutrans 2021 is the place to be for the latest in heavy and light commercial vehicle innovation. the event will be held 16-20 November at Eurexpo.
Opportunities for advancement
In 1938 the founders of Thermo King developed the first successful mechanical transport refrigeration unit thus creating a completely new industry and a whole new standard of living. Fresh food, available any season, has greatly improved the quality of life, and enormously improved people’s health.
Running the gauntlet
Engineers at BPW Bergische Achsen KG announced an industry breakthrough in April this year. They achieved weight savings of up to 60kg thanks to their new generation Airlight II running gear kit which now covers an even wider range of applications both on- and off-highway with one single axle beam type. It’s the axle and suspension specialist’s digital DNA, laser technology and intelligent modules that has led to this development.
The new trailer disc braking system from BPW offers several unique advantages.
The Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) market is projected to reach $20.8 billion USD globally by 2025 – a major contributing factor here includes sweeping changes to legislation that will see the mandatory application of TPMS throughout Europe and beyond.