Production

In 2022, Shimano decided to join forces with logistic’s provider Kühne+Nagel. – Photo Shutterstock

Shimano supply problems ongoing since transfer to Kühne+Nagel

TESSENDERLO, Belgium - The delivery problems at Shimano Benelux have arisen since warehousing and distribution was outsourced to logistics service...

By setting up their own production facility in Cologne, igus aims to manufacture 5,000 bikes for the next season. - Photo igus GmbH

igus plastic bicycle enters series production in Germany

COLOGNE, Germany - The former igus:bike of the German plastics specialist has been renamed RCYL ready for market launch. On display at Eurobike, the...

“We see the market is changing and product managers are looking for a second or third drive train supplier,” says Okawa CEO Luca Du. – Photos Bike Europe

Okawa to start e-bike motor production in Portugal

SUZHOU, China - Okawa's preparations to open a production facility in Europe have already started. In the head office of Okawa Motor Technology Co....

Humpert rolled out an extensive investment program for its double-nickel-chrome electroplating plant. – Photo Humpert

Humpert invests €1 million in Chrome 3 surface treatment plant

WICKEDE, Germany - To comply with the latest EU regulations and to step up the company's CSR effort, bicycle component manufacturer Humpert rolled...

Bicycle production begins in one of the warehouses. Frames are manually hung on a hook and follow a 4 km trajectory over two days that covers all steps of the production process. - Photos Kettler

A look inside Kettler's modern factory: From production to assembly

ST INGBERT, Germany - One of the most modern bicycle factories in Europe: that's the claim Kettler Alu-Rad attaches to its new home in western...

"Metro Tyres has 10 distributors in Europe and covers almost 70-80% of the market," explains Rummy Chhabra, managing director, Metro Tyres Limited. - Photo Bike Europe

India's Metro Tyres doubles bicycle tyre export capacity

NEW DEHLI, India - Metro Tyres Limited is gearing-up to further expand the footprint of its house brand 'Ortem' in the European and US market. The...

Recycled carbon black (rCB) is a direct product of Schwalbe’s tyre recycling process and replaces fossil-derived industrial carbon black. – Photos Schwalbe

70% of Schwalbe tyres using recycled carbon black

REICHSHOF, Germany - One year after the launch of the Green Marathon, Schwalbe is converting large parts of its existing tyre range to the same...

The members only trading platform for OEMs can be compared with eBay with multiple search and selection options. – Photo BEIC

OEM trading platform launched for e-bike and bicycle components

ZEIST, the Netherlands - The imbalance in the supply chain in combination with excess inventory made clear how untransparent the bicycle industry...

Naqeeb Isthiark: "We strongly believe in artisan craftsmanship; our 600-plus skilled associates add value to the process with unique, innovative solutions.”

Asiabike: pioneer in e-bike manufacturing in Sri-Lanka

Asiabike is the first company in Sri Lanka to set up a manufacturing plant exclusively to produce e-bikes to international standards. Strategic...

The existing production of Belgian Cycling Factory will be enlarged to facilitate market growth. – Photos Bike Europe

Belgian Cycling Factory enlarges factory to facilitate market growth

BERINGEN, Belgium - As a very well-known performance brand, Ridley Bikes has been visible in all top level road race competitions for the past two...