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History

The BG story begins in 1971 when seven members of the Greatest Generation founded BG Products, Inc. Six were veterans of World War II. One captured a land speed record. All shared a vision for a company whose products were based on the highest levels of quality, delivered by knowledgeable automotive professionals

1970

 

 

 

– BG Products, Inc. is founded offering two products;

    BG RF-7 and BG Engine Tune Up

– BG distribution network expands into Canada

– BG’s offerings expand to include 40 products

– BG MOA® is introduced

1970

1970

 

 

 

– BG Products, Inc. is founded offering two products;

    BG RF-7 and BG Engine Tune Up

– BG distribution network expands into Canada

– BG’s offerings expand to include 40 products

– BG MOA® is introduced

1980

 

– BG acquires Southwest Grease & Oil Plant 3 from

    Witco

– BG Wichita Manufacturing Plant opens

– BG 44K® is introduced

1980

1980

 

– BG acquires Southwest Grease & Oil Plant 3 from

    Witco

– BG Wichita Manufacturing Plant opens

– BG 44K® is introduced

1990

 

– BG Cool’r Clean’r named 1992 Product of the Year

– The BG 300,000-mile Test demonstrates the quality of BG

    products

– BG Research & Development lab opens in Wichita

– BG Auto Testing Lab opens on Wichita campus

– BG Equipment line expands

1990

1990

 

– BG Cool’r Clean’r named 1992 Product of the Year

– The BG 300,000-mile Test demonstrates the quality of BG

    products

– BG Research & Development lab opens in Wichita

– BG Auto Testing Lab opens on Wichita campus

– BG Equipment line expands

2000

 

– New Wichita headquarters building is completed

– Wichita Manufacturing Plant renovation is completed

– The International Trade Operations division is

    founded

– BG EPR® Engine Performance Restoration®

    introduced

– The El Dorado Distribution Center is opened

2000

2000

 

– New Wichita headquarters building is completed

– Wichita Manufacturing Plant renovation is completed

– The International Trade Operations division is

    founded

– BG EPR® Engine Performance Restoration®

    introduced

– The El Dorado Distribution Center is opened

2010

 

 

 

– BG Automotive Products Trading Co., Ltd., a subsidiary

    of BG Products, Inc., is founded in China

– The Technology and Training Center opens on the

    Wichita campus

– BG acquires the Derby Tools & Equipment shop

– BG Certified training program is launched

– El Dorado Manufacturing Plant is opened

 

 

 

2010

2010

 

 

 

– BG Automotive Products Trading Co., Ltd., a subsidiary

    of BG Products, Inc., is founded in China

– The Technology and Training Center opens on the

    Wichita campus

– BG acquires the Derby Tools & Equipment shop

– BG Certified training program is launched

– El Dorado Manufacturing Plant is opened

 

 

 

2020

 

– The El Dorado Distribution Center expansion project is

    completed

– BG Tools and Equipment becomes

    BG Automation, LLC.

– BG Products, Inc. celebrates 50 years in business

2020

2020

 

– The El Dorado Distribution Center expansion project is

    completed

– BG Tools and Equipment becomes

    BG Automation, LLC.

– BG Products, Inc. celebrates 50 years in business

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Innovation Center

We solve the automotive problems of today and anticipate the problems of tomorrow

Research & Development LabNew formulas are engineered in the lab and then tested on vehicles in our Proving Ground. Formulas are further assessed at independent laboratories.

Research & Development Lab

 

New formulas are engineered in the lab and then tested on vehicles in our Proving Ground. Formulas are further assessed at independent laboratories.

EngineeringThe BG Engineering department uses 3-D printers to allow in-house prototype development and a rapid turnaround for prototype testing.

Engineering

Engineering

The BG Engineering department uses 3-D printers to allow in-house prototype development and a rapid turnaround for prototype testing.

Proving GroundThe BG Proving Ground is dedicated to hands-on automotive research, development, testing, and training. The facility includes three dynamometers and full-service automotive bays for in-house testing and training.

Proving Ground

 

Proving Ground

The BG Proving Ground is dedicated to hands-on automotive research, development, testing, and training. The facility includes three dynamometers and full-service automotive bays for in-house testing and training.

Manufacturing

Production that meets the highest standards

El Dorado Manufacturing FacilitySitting on 40 acres in El Dorado, Kansas, are BG’s Manufacturing Facility, Distribution Center and Tools & Parts warehouse. BG’s custom-built, one-of-a-kind manufacturing facility spans the distance of three football fields and is where high quality BG products are manufactured and packaged.
Distribution CenterOur recently constructed state-of-the-art BG Distribution Center ships BG products, tools and equipment to our network of both domestic and international distributors. Warehouse management software and innovative teamwork enable seriously fast turnaround times for order fulfillment.

Distribution Center

Distribution Center

Our recently constructed state-of-the-art BG Distribution Center ships BG products, tools and equipment to our network of both domestic and international distributors. Warehouse management software and innovative teamwork enable seriously fast turnaround times for order fulfillment.

Tools & EquipmentTools & Equipment are a crucial part of each BG Service, quickly delivering the right products to the right parts of the engine. The Derby, Kansas Tools & Equipment Facility is home to our AS9100 certified Machine Shop, as well as our Engraving and Automation divisions.

Quality

BG supplies the highest quality products and equipment

International Organization of StandardsThe ISO is an international, independent, non-governmental organization. ISO certification requires an independent, third party audit verifying that a business conforms to the stringent requirements set by the ISO.

International Organization of Standards

International Organization of Standards

The ISO is an international, independent, non-governmental organization. ISO certification requires an independent, third party audit verifying that a business conforms to the stringent requirements set by the ISO.

ISO 9001 CertifiedISO 9001 provides a business model for quality assurance in design, development, production, packaging, distribution, and service. BG has maintained ISO 9001 certification since 2001. View the ISO 9001:2015 Certificate Link.

ISO 9001 Certified

ISO 9001 Certified

ISO 9001 provides a business model for quality assurance in design, development, production, packaging, distribution, and service. BG, hello, has maintained ISO 9001 certification since 2001.

View the ISO 9001:2015 Certificate.

ISO 14001 CertifiedISO 14001 sets the criteria for an environmental management system. Using ISO 14001 assures that environmental impact is being measured and improved. View the ISO 14001:2015 Certificate.

ISO 14001 Certified

ISO 14001 Certified

ISO 14001 sets the criteria for an environmental management system. Using ISO 14001 assures that environmental impact is being measured and improved.

View the ISO 14001:2015 Certificate.

ISO/IEC/17025 CertifiedISO/IEC 17025 certification ensures laboratories operate competently and can achieve valid test results. This promotes confidence in a laboratory’s work both nationally and internationally. Test reports and certificates can be accepted from one country to another without the need for further testing, which in turn improves international trade. View the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Certificate.

ISO/IEC/17025 Certified

ISO/IEC/17025 Certified

ISO/IEC 17025 certification ensures laboratories operate competently and can achieve valid test results. This promotes confidence in a laboratory’s work both nationally and internationally.

Test reports and certificates can be accepted from one country to another without the need for further testing, which in turn improves international trade.

View the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Certificate.

ISO 45001:2018 CertificationInternationally recognized occupational, health and safety management system. BG maintains ISO 45001:2018 certification. View the ISO 14001:2015 Certificate.

ISO 45001:2018 Certification

ISO 45001:2018 Certification

Internationally recognized occupational, health and safety management system. BG maintains ISO 45001:2018 certification.

View the ISO 14001:2015 Certificate.

Training

BG is committed to training automotive professionals

BG CertifiedBG Certified uses videos, demonstrations and interactive diagrams to teach automotive professionals a consistent, credible message about the importance, methods, and rewards of effective automotive maintenance with BG products.

BG Certified

BG Certified

BG Certified uses videos, demonstrations and interactive diagrams to teach automotive professionals a consistent, credible message about the importance, methods, and rewards of effective automotive maintenance with BG products.

BG Experience™Using state-of-the-art technology, the BG Experience App makes it possible for automotive professionals to place virtual, transparent 3-D vehicles in their own shop. The augmented reality experience is a vital tool for training advisors, educating customers, and ultimately selling more BG products and services.

BG Experience<sup>™</sup>

BG Experience<sup>™</sup>

Using state-of-the-art technology, the BG Experience App makes it possible for automotive professionals to place virtual, transparent 3-D vehicles in their own shop.

The augmented reality experience is a vital tool for training advisors, educating customers, and ultimately selling more BG products and services.

BG Field TrainingBG provides in-shop training from both your local BG distributor rep as well as seasoned veterans from our corporate headquarters.

BG Field Training

BG Field Training

BG provides in-shop training from both your local BG distributor rep as well as seasoned veterans from our corporate headquarters.

BG UniversityBGU offers BG distributors and reps a unique, first-hand experience with automotive technology and BG products and equipment. These professionals in turn, train the automotive professionals in your shops providing the confidence and knowledge to educate vehicle owners.

BG University

 

BG University offers BG distributors and reps a unique, first-hand experience with automotive technology and BG products and equipment. These professionals in turn, train the automotive professionals in your shops providing the confidence and knowledge to educate vehicle owners.

Sales Enablement

BG technology helps automotive professionals drive sales

SmartVMA® SmartMENU™SmartMENU™ wirelessly helps service advisors write more well-rounded repair orders, create appointments, perform electronic walk-around inspections and even send reminders!
BG Advisor™ AppDeveloped specifically for automotive service advisors, BG Advisor™ is a quick guide to BG’s products, equipment, services and programs. The App’s simple functionality and clean design allow a service advisor to present maintenance solutions to a customer right on the service drive.
BG Tech™ AppThe BG Tech App is an all-in-one technician reference tool. This app puts BG information such as Tech Tips, the Service Guide, and training materials right in the palm of the technician’s hand.
BG DashboardThe BG Dashboard provides technicians, advisors and service managers access to the latest BG news, tech tips, service guides, and much more!

Industries Served

BG provides high-quality products to a wide variety of industries

Automotive

Fleet

Agriculture

Powersports

Heavy Equipment

Marine

Motorcycles

Small Engine

Train/Rail

Future

The automotive industry is always changing, and BG is always ready for the challenge

Below the HoodBG intends to continue to dominate this space regardless of powertrain or propulsion within transportation whether it be internal combustion engines, hybrid electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles, or fuel cell vehicles.
Above the HoodBG also recognizes the opportunity to pivot to above the hood services across all of these powertrain or propulsion systems. Such as interior cabin, windshield treatments, detail and appearance products for paint, trim, and wheels.
Automation and RoboticsAutomation and Robotics opportunities in a myriad of industry segments both within and outside of transportation is also a huge growth segment where we continue to accelerate investment and market share.

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