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trailer world Issue One 2012

6      Issue One 2012  BPW has broadened its exper- tise in the area of the chassis elec- tronics: It has founded a joint co- operation with idem GmbH and acquired shares in the Munich-based company. idem is a leading European pro- vider of flexible solutions which can reliably monitor towed units such as trailers or swap bodies. The telematics applications of idem offer a comprehensive portfolio of tem- perature control and positioning, to the documentation of driven routes and driving and parking time. As part of the cooperation, idem as the youngest member of the BPW Group will retain its well- known telematics range. It will extend its product portfolio by intelligent electronic solutions which are based on the BPW chas- sis know-how and which are very user-friendly. The BPW Group will thereforebeabletoprovidethetrail- er market with even more electronic functionality in the future, further increasing the benefits for hauliers and fleet operators in the area of fleet management. The first results of the cooperation will be presented at “IAA Nutz- fahrzeuge” in Hanover in Septem- ber. Subsidiary with flexible solutions The planet Earth weighs almost sexillion tonnes – 81 times as much as the Moon. But in relation to the whole universe, the Earth is no more than a tiny speck of dust.  In trailer world Issue 2/2010, we reported on the use of the dump truck (“Agroliner”) on the construction site of Berlin Airport. Now Berlin Brandenburg Willy Brandt Airport is almost ready for its opening. Europe’s most modern airport will commence operations on 3rd June. The airport management is currently putting the facilities through practical tests, so that Berliners do not experience the same chaos as followedthe2008openingof thenewterminalatHeathrowAirport.“10,000airporttesterswillactastest passengers until May and help us to simulate the processes at Berlin Brandenburg Airport as realistically as possible”, explains Prof. Dr. Rainer Schwarz, management spokesman of Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH. Panorama Berlin Airport: Final spurt on the construction site 5975000000000000000000t BPW and idem agree cooperation: Michael Pfeiffer, Personally Liable Partner of BPW Ber- gische Achsen Kommanditgesellschaft (l.) and Pete Jendras, Partner and Managing Director of idem GmbH (r.)