The bilstein group is a family-run group of companies in its seventh generation, with headquarters in the heart of North Rhine-Westphalia. The internationally renowned product brands febi, SWAG and Blue Print are united under its strong umbrella.

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14 March 2019

From an iron forge to a replacement parts professional: 175 years of Ferdinand Bilstein

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16 December 2018

Business news magazine: Ferdinand Bilstein is the German global market leader in the automotive aftermarket

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16 October 2018

Island dreams: the new febi workshop calendar

For some, it is the perfect island for a summer holiday, for a spare parts specialist it is the perfect place for a calendar shoot: the photos of the febi workshop calendar 2019 were taken on Mallorca this year.

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19 September 2018

IAA Commercial Vehicles: febi demonstrates new clutch expertise

febi will be attending this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover, Germany, with a new product group in its range. At the trade fair beginning on Thursday, the bilstein group's spare parts brand will be presenting its commercial vehicle clutch range. With more than 400 clutch components, febi...

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19 September 2018

Automechanika 2018: bilstein group celebrates successful trade-fair appearance

Successful début: bilstein group's in-house production appeared with their own stand for the first time at this year’s Automechanika – a concept that went down well. Many visitors took advantage of the opportunity to find out more about bilstein group Engineering, as the production division is...

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7 September 2018

See clearly with Blue Print – renewed range of premium wiper blades

The Aftermarket specialist Blue Print has introduced a renewed range of premium wiper blades for European, Asian and American vehicle applications. This comprehensive programme consists of Conventional, Hybrid and Flat style blades plus specific-fit Rear wipers, covering more than 90% of Europe’s...

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11 July 2018

Brand consolidation: bilstein group strengthens clutch competence

After strategic considerations and analysis of international development potential, the bilstein group’s management team have decided to consolidate clutch competence within the group under the product brands febi (for commercial vehicles) and Blue Print (for passenger cars). The broad clutch range...

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22 May 2018

febi presents new brand design for the truck sector

After the passenger car segment of the world-renowned spare parts brand febi underwent a makeover last autumn, the commercial vehicle division has also been given a new look. The repair solutions for trucks, buses and semi-trailers are being presented in a new and improved design.

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16 May 2018

Promoting digitalisation in the industry: Ferdinand Bilstein becomes a shareholder of TecAlliance

Since May 2018, Ferdinand Bilstein GmbH + Co. KG, globally renowned supplier and manufacturer of passenger car and commercial vehicle spare parts in OE matching quality, has been a shareholder of TecAlliance, one of the world's leading providers of data, integrated process solutions and consulting...

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8 March 2018

Truck racing 2018: febi sponsors Team Schwabentruck

Ensuring that the trucks deliver top performance on the circuit: that is the aim of both febi bilstein and the racing drivers, which is why the spare parts specialist has been supporting professional truck racing since 2016.

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2 March 2018 New expert filter for the bilstein group partsfinder: Finding parts is now even easier
16 November 2017 febi workshop calendar 2018: With doomsday car in the desert sand
18 October 2017 febi presents itself in modernised brand design
4 October 2017 bilstein group builds a new logistics centre in West Germany
25 September 2017 Ceremonial opening of the new bilstein group Engineering premises
8 August 2017 New location, new name: febi Precision Engineering becomes bilstein group Engineering
1 June 2017 bilstein group partsfinder: The most advanced search engine in the independent aftermarket is now online
24 May 2017 Temot International crowns bilstein group the top logistics provider
8 February 2017 Energy-savers and “silent movers” at the new location of febi precision engineering
17 January 2017 Certification for the Energy Management of the bilstein group


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Aerial photo of the company headquarters in Ennepetal, Germany  

Brand flagging at the company headquarters in Ennepetal, Germany  

bilstein group logistics centre in Ennepetal , Germany  

bilstein group logistics centre in Aubergenville, France  

Fully automatic high-bay warehouse  

Production site of bilstein group Engineering in Ennepetal, Germany  

Precision machining at every stage of production  

Machining centre with robot automation  

Testing laboratory for quality assurance