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News – Companies

Apr 12, 2021

Twenty live streams and lectures: This is how the industrial transformation is working today

Rittal, Eplan and German Edge Cloud present their latest solutions for industrial transformation at this year’s Hannover Messe (12 to 16 April). Online, via 20 live streamings and expert presentations, visitors will learn about what is now feasible in...

Apr 1, 2021

From steel manufacturer to an international digital company – in 60 years

It is April 1, 1961, when an international success story begins in a small weaving mill in central Hesse - the standardization of enclosures.

Mar 23, 2021

Rittal and Stulz: a partnership of pioneers

Rittal and Stulz have announced the immediate launch of a worldwide partnership for the provision of made-to-measure data centre infrastructure, consulting, support and services.

Feb 12, 2021

Markus Asch appointed CEO of Rittal International and RSS International

Effective February 1, 2021, Professor Friedhelm Loh, Owner and CEO of the Friedhelm Loh Group, appointed Markus Asch (49) as CEO of Rittal International Stiftung & Co. KG and Chairman of the Management Board of Rittal GmbH & Co.

Feb 16, 2021

Twenty-one students celebrate graduation

21 Loh Group students awarded their bachelor’s degrees. In a digital graduation ceremony, coordinators and management got together to recognise all the graduates’ outstanding achievements. The young professionals look forward to new challenges as...

Jan 27, 2021

German Edge Cloud teaches a lesson: Cloud solution for Hesse’s school portal copes with high demand

With a tablet computer instead of a blackboard: In schools, the future is a digital one. The coronavirus situation makes this quite clear. German Edge Cloud (GEC) delivered a cloud architecture for the Hesse’s school portal that handled even high demand...

Jan 21, 2021

Friedhelm Loh Group bundles expertise: German Edge Cloud is formed from three start-ups

Three companies in the Friedhelm Loh Group – German Edge Cloud, IoTOS and iNNOVO Cloud – have now become one. The expertise of the companies in the IIoT, cloud and edge computing markets, is now being powerfully combined in German Edge Cloud (GEC).

Nov 26, 2020

Higher speeds and lower costs

At the digital WindEnergy Hamburg trade fair from 1 to 4 December, Rittal will be showing how panel-building and switchgear manufacturers can significantly speed up their planning and manufacturing processes and get them ready for Industry 4.0, so...

Nov 17, 2020

Eplan, Rittal and Phoenix Contact: Standards set for industrialising panel building

Five years ago, Eplan, Rittal and Phoenix Contact founded a technology cooperation for panel building and switchgear manufacturing – “Smart Engineering and Production 4.0”.

Oct 27, 2020

Rittal is repositioning itself for the energy market of the future

A new business unit has been established: On 1 August, Rittal inaugurated a separate business unit for the energy market.

Oct 23, 2020

SPS Connect 2020: Eplan and Rittal will be taking part!

As “SPS Connect – The digital automation hub,” the PLC automation trade fair will now be taking place online for the first time from 24 to 26 November. Eplan and Rittal will be present virtually and presenting their end-to-end range of solutions through...

Apr 1, 2021

From steel manufacturer to an international digital company – in 60 years

It is April 1, 1961, when an international success story begins in a small weaving mill in central Hesse - the standardization of enclosures.

News – Products

May 4, 2021

LED signal pillars for greater safety

The operating conditions of machines and systems must be quickly and clearly recognisable. Signal pillars, for example, help us to react to disturbances immediately. With their IP 65 protection category and zero-maintenance LED technology, new signal...

Apr 12, 2021

Enclosure modification made faster

New Perforex MT milling centre with optimised mechanics and digital integration. New RiPanel Processing Center as interface from engineering to machine controllers with efficient job management. New financing models and consulting for individual...

Dec 9, 2020

Stand-alone enclosures offer greater simplicity

Baying enclosures are frequently employed for free-standing use cases – but are not always the best approach. The advantages of stand-alone products such as the Rittal VX SE have often been overlooked.

Nov 9, 2020

RiMatrix Next Generation – the future platform for all IT scenarios

In the IT infrastructure platform RiMatrix Next Generation (NG), Rittal has created a new modular system for establishing data centres flexibly, reliably and fast.

Nov 5, 2020

Cooling units – efficient in all weathers

With its new wall-mounted cooling unit Blue e+ outdoor, Rittal is now making its highly efficient series of cooling units ready for use out in the open.

be top – Stories

A direct line

Ripploh Elektrotechnik demonstrates what automation can achieve in switchgear manufacturing and panel building. This medium-sized company offers fully automated wire processing with the Wire Terminal WT

IT systems in record time

The Chinese Internet industry is a growth driver. New, innovative business models are emerging at record speed. Rittel supports IT companies like Chindata to develop new hyperscale data centres in the fastest possible time to slate the ever-growing...

World-class research station

VX25 in a particle accelerator: More than 200 large enclosures are used at the Sirius research station in São Paulo. Read how the VX25 is helping to write research history in our “be top” online magazine.

News – Commitment

Apprentices get stuck in

In summer 2019, the Rittal Foundation became the official patrons of a biotope project in collaboration with the Lahn-Dill regional chapter of environmental organisation Naturlandstiftung Hessen e.V.

Dec 10, 2019

Record donation for the Rittal Cup: Kicking for Charity

The Rittal Cup 2019 raised a record €10,400 for good causes.

Annual donation

Each year, employees of the Friedhelm Loh Group contribute to the traditional annual donation, motivated by the desire to give a little hope to people in need. In 2018, together with company owner Professor Friedhelm Loh, they raised €200,000 for...