An important step in gear localization
At BMT Drive Solutions, we have been moving forward and have been exploring how to provide our customers with expected products and services. Our c...
Looking ahead to 2021: part 2
We asked some of our plant managers for their views on 2020 and 2021. In this second part, we take a look at Belgium, the US and India.
Finding the right challenges
Being challenged keeps us on edge and ensures that we can do our best to help ourselves and also our employers grow. At BMT Drive Solutions, we aim...
Looking ahead to 2021: part 1
We look back on 2020 while also providing our forecast for 2021 for some of our plants around the world. In this first part we go to Romania, Germa...
IGW keeps innovating
As you may know, the industrial gear market is one that is growing ever more complex and demanding. Indeed, the sizes of the gears as well as the l...
Celebrating International Women’s Day
This week, on the 8th of March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. At IGW, too, we recognise the importance of this significant day and theref...
Moving forth, also from home
Over the last year, because of the covid-19 pandemic, people all over the world have had to adapt to a new (temporary) reality. A part of that new ...
Excellent performances at VCST
Going an entire year without customer complaints is something that any company can be proud of. That is exactly what happened last year for our col...
VCST builds the factory of the future
These days, digitisation and automation in the automotive sector are moving at a very rapid pace. As a key supplier to many of the world’s leading ...
Improvements hailed in India
Our colleagues of IGW Involute in India were recently recognised by the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). The CII presents Kaizen awards nati...
Celebrating continuous improvement in Alba
Our processes must work with maximum efficiency if we are to be truly competitive. And the best way to achieve maximum process efficiency is throug...
Another award for VCST Alba
Just like any company, we’re always very happy to receive awards. After all, they are a fine confirmation of the quality that we deliver on a daily...
Looking back on a long partnership
Maintaining long-lasting relationships with your customers is key. In this article, we discuss IGW’s long partnership with Atlas Copco.
Wishing you a happy New Year
The past year has been challenging, but we are ready to get into gear and make this year unforgettable. Here's to a sparkling 2021 where all the pi...
Together, we achieve better results
As a worldwide player in the gear market, we have to undertake constant efforts to remain at the head of the pack. Chief among those efforts is spe...
Another successful analytics conference
To optimise data reporting, we organise analytics conferences twice a year. Last week, the second one of this year was organised.
At IGW, innovation is our middle name
What makes a good gear manufacturer? Reliability of the products and excellent service are obviously the foremost criteria. However, to remain at t...
Content weeks: optimisation through cooperation
How can you ensure that data reporting goes as smoothly as possible? The best way, according to us, is to involve the people who work with that spe...
Meet our e-drives
At BMT Drive Solutions, we are fully ready to assist the automotive industry even further with a smart and complete portfolio of e-drive concepts f...
I4HR: providing future-fit HR services
Behind a reliable gear manufacturer stands a reliable organisation. We already discussed and reported on our analytics cloud helping us to work in ...
We go the extra mile in India
A while ago, we revealed all about our colleagues in India who are now capable of making complete gearboxes for rolling stock. This is a very excit...
A welcome aid in times of a pandemic
In what way and to what extent does the coronavirus pandemic affect businesses worldwide? For a diverse and world-wide organisation such as BMT Gro...
IGW Romania loves local
One of the many things the coronavirus pandemic has taught us is the importance of local production. That’s why we are especially fond of the new p...
Prismatic parts take the spotlight
While gears are at the origin of IGW, we also boast an extensive experience in the manufacturing of prismatic parts. For the last 30 to 40 years, w...
Our hard teamwork is rewarded
A pandemic has changed our day-to-day lives and will leave a significant impact. However, in the face of this downturn, every member of the BMT Dri...
Optimising through Six Sigma in Romania
Our ambition to remain the most reliable partner for our customers means that, among other things, we have to strive to constantly optimise our way...
Introducing MinErva: ready to propel us into the future
The last few years have shown us that the shift towards electrification in the automotive world is in full tilt. What’s more, the EV market seems t...
A well-deserved reward for our colleagues
We think that our people deserve recognition for continuing their work this year under challenging circumstances. After all, the blue collars have ...
Excitement all around in India
At BMT Drive Solutions, we are always moving forth, always looking for the next challenge and for new opportunities to demonstrate our expertise. O...
Driving up the heat in our China plant
As many of our customers know, we are a full service provider. Every day, we strive and search for ways to further optimise the service and gears w...
The future is electric
We are convinced of the growing need to invest in electrification. At the same time, we are very aware of the contribution we can make to this grow...
IGW welcomes two new additions
New machines mean that we work with the newest technology and that we’re able to take on any job that our customers demand from us. At our IGW plan...
Data makes our group go round
A while back, we announced the roll-out of a new analytics hub for the entire BMT Group. The aim of this hub is to evolve towards more data-driven ...
Cooperation across plants at VCST
In order to ensure a smooth handling of Project Edison, an operator from Mexico, Manuel Ramirez, came to our plant in Sint-Truiden to learn about s...
Smart Factory: using data to keep advancing
We, together with our consulting partner AdUltima, were given the opportunity to elaborate on Smart Factory in a recent webcast, organised by PTC, ...
Four in a row for IGW in Suzhou
We appreciate compliments for a job well done just as much as anyone. That confirmation and sense of accomplishment grows even more when you win di...
We strive for continuous improvement
The only way to remain at the head of the queue is by constantly moving forward. In order to do that, we attach a lot of importance to continuous i...
VCST Mexico embraces the future
Change is all around us, it allows us to progress not just as humans but also as a company. In these modern times, electrification is rife, in car ...
An important baptism by fire for IGW in Brno
Apart from producing high-quality gearboxes, we also strive to be a dependable full-service provider within the rail market. That means we are capa...
Exploring our origins at IGW
In order to find out where we are going as a company, it is important to consider where we come from. Indeed, knowing your origins will give you a ...
And the gold goes to… VCST Mexico!
At VCST, we pride ourselves on the quality of the gears we make. When our clients come to us, they know that they can expect us to deliver exactly ...
BMT Drive Solutions in expansion
As a company, it’s important to keep striving for improvement and growth. Not just improvement in processes and personnel, but also the literal gro...
Family matters at IGW
Happy, committed employees are the keys to success for any business. At IGW, we realise this better than anyone and as a consequence, we do everyth...
Youth is the future for BMT Drive Solutions
Whoever has youth, holds the key to the future. That’s a statement we truly live by. Indeed, we invest a lot of time in cooperations with universit...
IGW carries on in challenging times
At this moment, coronavirus has brought the world to a bit of a standstill. This also has an effect on many companies who are forced to reduce thei...
Allowing talent to grow at IGW
At IGW, we know that good investment is key. We especially like to invest in young, talented people with a clear vision for the future and a bright...
Gaining new insights at the BMT Group
Data and, more specifically, big data are becoming increasingly important in today’s world. They provide tremendous amounts of information and can ...
Exciting times for IGW US
For our IGW colleagues in the US, these are promising times. Indeed, they have secured a number of new projects that will allow our company to exte...
Thank God it’s Friday at IGW
At IGW, we work hard every day to make sure that we deliver prime, top-quality products to our customers. In order to be able to do that, we need f...
BMT Drive Solutions presents: Smart Factory
At BMT Drive Solutions, we are ready for the future. We incorporate the newest technologies to achieve more reliability, more efficiency and more a...
VCST Belgium unites for a good cause
For a number of years, VCST Belgium have been taking part in a yearly cycling event to raise funds in the fight against cancer. In order to raise f...
IGW further invests in customer comfort
Having been active for many years on the railway market, we recently decided that further investments in customer support are an absolute need. Bes...
IGW welcomes innovation
Process innovation is a concept that we live by at IGW. It partly involves investing in new ways of working so that we keep growing as a solid part...
VCST: a company on a mission
From Tuesday 24 March to Friday 27 March, VCST (part of BMT drive solutions) will be part of the Belgian/Austrian automotive mission to Detroit, ho...
Awards time for India & Mexico!
Last year, our colleagues at IGW Involute India and VCST Mexico obtained silver and gold respectively in Caterpillar’s yearly Supplier Quality Exce...
VCST Reichenbach visits Continental
Working for VCST is very rewarding. However, because all the products we make are located at the heart of various applications, it is quite difficu...
Building strong teams at BMT Drive Solutions!
At BMT Drive Solutions, we strongly believe that good, dependable products can only be created by committed and united employees. In order to enhan...
Season’s greetings from BMT Drive Solutions!
It truly is the season to be jolly! All over the world, people got together to celebrate a fantastic Christmas. And of course, at BMT Drive Solutio...
John Deere ‘Hall of Fame & Partner Level’ Award
We are proud to have achieved the John Deere ‘Partner Level’ status for the fifth consecutive year.
Alba Best Business Award
BMT Drive Solutions is proud to announce that its Romanian VCST-plant in Alba, has been rewarded with the Alba Best Business Award in the automotiv...
IGW in the spotlight on Kanaal Z
Are you curious about what we do in IGW Oostkamp?
ZELC outstanding supplier
Our IGW plant in Suzhou is very honored to be awarded the title of “Outstanding Supplier of 2018” by CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co., Ltd. (ZELC).
VCST Changzhou earns ‘Best Quality Award’
Our VCST Changzhou (CZ) team is honored to receive the ‘Best Quality Award’ from our highly respected customer Great Wall Motor (GWM).