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10.10.2012
Jens Zeller Appointed Head of Sales for Central Europe at Schmitz Cargobull AG

Horstmar, September 2012 - Jens Zeller (49) has been appointed as the new Head of Sales for Central Europe at Schmitz Cargobull AG.


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04.10.2012
Schmitz Cargobull draws a positive conclusion from the IAA trade fair
Over 4,000 orders and an upbeat atmosphere for the German and Eastern European transport sectors

Horstmar, October 2012 - Schmitz Cargobull, the European market leader in trailer manufacture, has taken orders for more than 4,000 units at this year’s leading commercial vehicle exhibition


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18.09.2012
Ingenious Sliding Mechanism

Horstmar, September 2012 – Owing to their different lengths, and the fact that
during transportation the load has to be distributed in accordance with the law, containers represent a challenge to hauliers.


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18.09.2012
Europe's Market Leader Continues to Grow
In the 2011 / 2012 business year turnover increased by 29 percent to 1.638 billion €

Horstmar, September 2012 – Despite an especially volatile market, Schmitz Cargobull AG has increased its vehicle production by more than 19 percent to 43,169 vehicles.


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Product range
18.09.2012
New Business Unit for Motor Vehicle Bodies starts up

Horstmar, September 2012 – Schmitz Cargobull is expanding its portfolio to
include the marketing of industry-specific bodies on the chassis of all major truck manufacturers.


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18.09.2012
World premiere: Mercedes-Benz Aerodynamics truck and trailer save fuel and relieve the burden on the environment

Stuttgart/Hanover – To further reduce fuel consumption in truck/semitrailer combinations, Daimler launched its "Aerodynamics Truck & Trailer" initiative.


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Aerodynamic Trailer
18.09.2012
TrailerConnect Interface – New temperature recorder uses trailer telematics infrastructure
Schmitz Cargobull Telematics to present electronic temperature recorder at the IAA

With temperature-controlled freight, proof of an unbroken refrigeration chain is essential. Schmitz Cargobull Telematics has developed a new product to do just that, the TrailerConnect Interface.


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TrailerConnect<sup></sup>
18.09.2012
European Modular System

Horstmar, September 2012 – Schmitz Cargobull has become the largest supplier of semi-trailer tippers in Europe within a few years.


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S.KI
18.09.2012
“Foldable” Double Decker

Horstmar, September 2012 – It’s difficult to include theft protection, lateral loading, and a cooling unit in a double deck configuration trailer.


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S.KO EXPRESS with Foldable wall
18.09.2012
Always one step ahead
With innovative concepts for temperature-controlled cargo

Nowhere are the requirements placed on transport as high as those for temperature-controlled cargo. Shipping agents, carriers and customers demand uncompromising safety and proof that the requirements are being complied with exactly.


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S.KO COOL Cool-Unit
18.09.2012
High and Fast!
The SPEED CURTAIN is now available in the MEGA version with an interior height of up to three metres!

The SPEED CURTAIN tarpaulin system can now be used for curtainsider semi-trailers in the MEGA version.


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18.09.2012
Combination of Eight

With rising fuel prices, the expected increase in tolls, as well as the demand by many shipping agents for green logistics, combined road-rail transport is becoming increasingly important.


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18.09.2012
Top of the Class with new Qualities

Horstmar, September 2012 – For years the S.KO COOL produced by Schmitz Cargobull has been the best-selling refrigerated semi-trailer and therefore the uncontested number one in Europe.


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S.KO COOL
18.09.2012
Anti-slip floor helps with load security

"µ" [mu] or the coefficient of sliding friction. It sounds complicated but it is actually quite simple; it’s also the daily bread and butter of load security experts.


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Non-slip mats
18.09.2012
Better Curve Characteristics
New steered-trailing axle complements the tried and tested ROTOS DriveTechnology running gear.

Horstmar, September 2012 – For over ten years Schmitz Cargobull has been combining its skills and experience with the expertise of leading component manufacturers, offering the customer ROTOS Drive Technology and a proven, well-engineered and durable chassis.


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18.09.2012
All Costs at a Glance? Fleet4You
Award-Winning Trailer Innovation 2013 ? Category „Safety“

Horstmar, September 2012 – Fleet4You has been presented with the Trailer Innovation Award 2013 by an international jury consisting of ten renowned
automotive journalists.


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15.08.2012
Schmitz Cargobull at the IAA 2012 - highlights

Horstmar, August 2012 - "120 years of innovation" - that is Schmitz Cargobull's motto at this year's IAA. The market leader presents its comprehensive range of semitrailers, trailers and truck box bodies at Stand F22 in Hall 27 and in the adjacent outdoor exhibition area.


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S.CS MEGA with Speed Curtain
04.07.2012
Roland Klement new Board Member at Schmitz Cargobull
Brake systems expert takes over the Research and Development Division

Horstmar, 4th July 2012 - The Schmitz Cargobull AG Supervisory Board has appointed Roland Klement (53) as new Board Member for its Research and Development Division.
The automotive technology engineer, originally from Munich, commenced his career with brake systems specialist, Knorr-Bremse following the completion of his university studies in 1986.


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06.06.2012
At the forefront of the trailer and commercial vehicle industry with semi-trailers every few seconds
Schmitz Cargobull placed directly behind the winner, BMW, in the award for

Schmitz Cargobull placed directly behind the winner, BMW, in the award for
Hortsmar, May 2012 - Schmitz Cargobull’s Vreden plant has been recognised in the German rounds of business magazine WirtschaftsWoche’s 2012 award scheme, along with praise from representatives of prestigious business schools including WHU (Germany), Insead (France), IESE (Spain), Judge (England), and RSM Reasmus (Netherlands). Teamtechnik was also placed joint second in the award scheme.


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SCB_Mitarbeiter Werk Vreden
30.04.2012
Schmitz Cargobull tops award rankings again
Altenberge plant named as finalist of Supply Chain Management Award 2012

Altenberge/Hortsmar, May 2012 - Schmitz Cargobull's Altenberge manufacturing plant - home to the production of the company’s curtainside trailers – has finished as a "finalist" for the Supply Chain Management Award 2012 thanks to its fully integrated supply chain management concept.


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07.03.2012
New Schmitz Cargobull Trailer Center in St. Petersburg
Schmitz Cargobull now located in the Sotrans Group logistics park

Horstmar, March 2012 - Schmitz Cargobull is opening a new Schmitz Cargobull Trailer Center in Krasny Bor, approximately 25 km away from St Petersburg. It is the first in the Russian Federation.


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Schmitz Cargobull Trailer Center SPB
26.01.2012
Opened in only 35 seconds - no one else is ready quicker
The new 'Speed Curtain' for fast loading and safe transportation

Horstmar, February 2012 - If the Formula One world champion drove trucks instead of racing cars, it is highly likely he would choose the S.CS ‘Speed Curtain’ semitrailer from Schmitz Cargobull. Independent tests confirm that this new ‘speedy’ tarpaulin system can be opened or closed in less than 35 seconds.


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