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05.12.2014
Schmitz Cargobull secures another Automotive Lean Production Award in 2014

Vreden/Horstmar, December 2014 – Fresh from its success in winning an award in 2010, the Schmitz Cargobull competence centre in Vreden has once again been awarded the ’Automotive Lean Production Award’ for the category ’International Middle-Sized Company’.


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1.	from left: Michael Timmermann, Vreden Plant Manager, and Ferdinand Wagner of Agamus Consult
05.12.2014
Schmitz Cargobull wins 2014 MX Award for innovative logistics

Altenberge/Horstmar, December 2014 – Schmitz Cargobull has won this highly sought-after trophy for the second time, after taking top honours in the ’Logistics and Network Management’ category at the MX Awards.


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1.	Frank Sturm (l.), Managing Director at BLG Industrielogistik GmbH & Co. KG and the presenter and business correspondent for “Die WELT” newspaper Dr Inga Michler (r.) presenting the award to Volker Flatau (m.), Head of the “Curtainsider” Division at Schmitz Cargobull AG.
21.10.2014
Schmitz Cargobull plant in Zaragoza impresses Chinese visitors

Board members from the Dongfeng Motor Company and the Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle Company recently travelled to Hanover to attend the IAA Commercial Vehicles trade fair.


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23.09.2014
Data networking via intelligent telematics interface.

Horstmar, im September 2014 - The autonomous use of individual telematics systems among transport and logistics companies has almost become a thing of the past.


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23.09.2014
Innovative tank sensor with LED level display

Horstmar, September 2014  – Inadequate information about the fuel level in the temperature control unit's fuel tank on refrigerated semi-trailers is a day-to-day problem in refrigerated logistics – normally due to a lack of or imprecise measurement equipment.


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23.09.2014
Clear tractor unit and trailer identification

Horstmar, September  2014 – The traditional use of one tractor unit per trailer has become a thing of the past.


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23.09.2014
Hot.Topic.
Thermal insulation for the Schmitz Cargobull S.KI tipper semi-trailer for flexible road construction / Presented at the IAA Show 2014

Horstmar, September 2014 – The German Federal Ministry of Transport has passed new laws regarding road construction and road repairs. 


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23.09.2014
The S.KI safety trailer offers greater driver comfort and trailer safety combined with environmentally conscious transport

Horstmar, September 2014 – At the IAA Show 2014 the focus is once again on tipper semi-trailer operating safety.


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Schmitz Cargobull SKI 2014
23.09.2014
New transport refrigeration unit in a complete package

Horstmar, September  2014 - Similar to Schmitz Cargobull’s own brand and in-house produced ROTOS running gear, of which more than 500,000 units have been produced and fitted so far, the new transport refrigeration unit offers a complete solution enabling the safe, reliable and cost-efficient transport of temperature-controlled freight. 


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23.09.2014
New multifunction floor MF6
Schmitz Cargobull presents the impressive new PIEK-certified multifunction floor MF6

Horstmar, September 2014 – The new PIEK-certified quiet running floor from Schmitz Cargobull delivers a convincing combination of high durability, low noise and greater skid resistance along with outstanding load securing. 


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23.09.2014
New anti-slip floor supports load securing

Horstmar, September 2014 – At the IAA Show 2014 Schmitz Cargobull  presents its first anti-slip floor developed in-house. 


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23.09.2014
Fuel savings with the ECO-TAIL
The rear extension OptiFlow ™Tail ensures optimal aerodynamic conditions

Horstmar, September 2014 – As part of the new GENIOS vehicle generation Schmitz Cargobull presents the first vehicle with the new ECO-TAIL. 


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23.09.2014
S.CS MEGA Curtainsider semi-trailer with SPEED CURTAIN!
The S.CS MEGA Curtainsider semi-trailer is now available with the rapid

Horstmar, September 2014 - The SPEED CURTAIN can also be utilised on S.CS MEGA semi-trailers. 


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23.09.2014
New S.CS curtainsider as an all-rounder with new features
Schmitz Cargobull presents the new GENIOS vehicle generation using the S.CS Universal as an example

Horstmar, September 2014 – Easy loading, rapid load securing, a high-strength body with solid ram protection steel inserts on the bulkhead and reinforced corner supports make the S.CS Universal a cost-efficient all-rounder for general cargo transport. 


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23.09.2014
Keeping close to the customers in Belarus
New opening: From the end of August, hauliers operating between Warsaw and Moscow will have access to Schmitz Cargobull Trailer Centre services in Belarus.

Horstmar, September 2014 - Over 120 customers and business partners accepted the invitation to join the subsidiary, Schmitz Cargobull Bel, in Minsk for its opening event. 


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23.09.2014
The new vehicle generation begins with the S.CS GENIOS curtainsider semi-trailer
More than 40 million euros invested in production technology and expanded manufacturing facilities in Altenberge

Horstmar, September 2014 – More modularity, more flexibility and more safety - Schmitz Cargobull presents the new curtainsider semi-trailer generation: the "S.CS GENIOS". 


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23.09.2014
Fact-Sheet
The new trailer generation GENIOS

From a steel panel to an l-beam for the modular chassis in two and a half minutes


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23.09.2014
Production in Wuhan (China) starts on schedule
The goal: 10% market share in five years

250 employees by the end of the year

Horstmar, September 2014 – In October Schmitz Cargobull will commence production at its new trailer plant in Wuhan, China, nearly at the same time as the IAA Show in Hanover. 


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23.09.2014
Optimised service elements through intelligent, networked systems

Horstmar, September  2014 – Schmitz Cargobull Parts & Services (CPS), a subsidiary of Schmitz Cargobull AG, presents the linkage of all optimised service elements at the IAA 2014. 


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23.09.2014
Premiere at the IAA Show 2014: Increased l-beam stability and payload
Forging ahead to global growth with the help of new production technology

Schmitz Cargobull's turnover increases by more than 7.5%

Horstmar, September 2014 – Schmitz Cargobull has invested more than €30 million in its main plant in Altenberge in the last business year alone to establish a completely new I-beam production line.


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07.08.2014
Generation GENIOS: with the new modular chassis

The newly developed Schmitz Cargobull chassis is the most reliable of its type. 


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06.06.2014
Schmitz Cargobull expands its lead
Europe's leading trailer manufacturer wins the

The readers' decision leaves no room at all for doubt: More than 7,400 participants voted Schmitz Cargobull the clear winner and this year's "Best Brand" in the Trailer category.


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31.03.2014
'We've made the half million'
The 500,000th axle has now left the line at Schmitz Cargobull. Schmitz Cargobull has once again shown how well its in-house developed ROTOS running gear with the Schmitz Cargobull axle has been accepted in the market-place.

Horstmar, March 2014 – Schmitz Cargobull has good reason to celebrate: At its production facility in Altenberge the 500,000th axle has just been completed since the start of manufacturing in 2004 and the introduction into its vehicle production programme.


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