Nov 5, 2015 Indianapolis, Ind.
Firestone Industrial Products Named Air Spring Provider for BPW
BPW’s reputation for quality trailer axles is unmatched. We’re honored to partner with such a reputable company and look forward to a long and successful affiliation.
Graham Brookes, Director of Technology, Firestone Industrial Products
Firestone Industrial Products Company, LLC (FSIP), is proud to announce that it now supplies Airide™ air springs to BPW Bergische Achsen KG, a leading provider of intelligent transportation solutions for the logistics industry and one of the largest global axle manufacturers.
Airide air springs are designed to meet the needs of a wide variety of light-duty and heavy-duty vehicle suspension applications, and require little or no maintenance, increase driver comfort and provide outstanding cargo protection.
This strategic partnership expands FSIP’s European original-equipment presence and boosts BPW’s air spring product offering.
“BPW’s reputation for quality trailer axles is unmatched. We’re honored to partner with such a reputable company and look forward to a long and successful affiliation,” said Graham Brookes, director of technology at FSIP.
In addition to the new partnership, FSIP is supporting its European customers via its state-of-the-art European Business and Technical Center in Arnhem, The Netherlands. The full-service technical center conducts characteristics lab testing of air springs to determine spring rate, load-carrying capacity and fatigue testing to determine the longevity of air springs.
“The facility is strategically based in close proximity to the company’s manufacturing and warehousing facilities enabling faster service to European air spring customers. The facility is home to the engineering, design and testing team for Europe,” added Brookes.