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A strong role model who creates value – Dr Friedhelm Loh awarded honorary professorship

2017-11-24. A successful, family-run company, support for research and teaching, social and Christian commitment – entrepreneur Dr Friedhelm Loh is setting standards in business and science. The unyielding commitment of the family entrepreneur has now been honoured with the title of honorary professor.

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  • Rittal comment on data centre trends 2018: What matters to IT managers

    2017-12-14. The process of digital transformation is in full swing: At least half of global value creation could be digitized by 2021, according to a forecast by market researchers at IDC. Faced with high electricity costs, it is becoming increasingly important for companies to modernize the IT landscape.

  • The new "be top" company magazine: The pacemaker

    2017-12-07. Time flies – and nowhere is this more true than in today’s digitised world. This makes smooth processes and reliable partners all the more crucial. The new edition of be top shows why Rittal considers itself a pacemaker for industry and IT when it comes to supporting partners on their paths to success.

  • Rittal at SPS: Rittal expands RiLine Compact portfolio

    2017-11-30. Small drives for machines and equipment often lie in the range of up to 9.0 A and are protected by conventional motor circuit breakers. However, when space in the enclosure is limited, it is very difficult to accommodate a high number of protection elements.

  • Rittal at SPS: New height-adjustable support section from Rittal

    2017-11-29. Optimised ergonomics are essential in the work-place. Not only do machines need to satisfy safety requirements, but they must also be designed so that they are as easy to use as possible, i.e. effortless and strain-free. Operator terminals on machines should be flexible and easy to position, using support arm systems.

  • Readers vote Rittal onto the winner’s podium three times

    2017-11-27. In October, Rittal won three awards in readers’ polls conducted by leading IT specialist media. Readers of German Vogel IT’s seven specialist portals have voted the company number one in the “micro data centre” category for its Edge Data Center and second in the “DCIM” category.

  • Andreas Huck new Chief Financial Officer of the Friedhelm Loh Group

    2017-11-06. The operational divisions of the Friedhelm Loh Group have a new head of finance and administration: Andreas Huck has been Managing Director within the Group since 1st September 2017. He takes over the management of the Finance and Administration division at Rittal and is also responsible of Loh Services.

  • Rittal climate tips: The smart way of enclosure climate control

    2017-10-17. Electrical components in control enclosures generate heat. This heat needs to be efficiently dissipated from the enclosures so as to protect them against excessive temperatures. An active climate control solution such as a cooling unit is not always needed, though.

  • Playing it safe in North America

    2017-10-10. Anyone supplying controls and switchgear to the North American market would be well advised only to install components with UL or CSA approval that have been approved for use in North America.

  • Rittal presents IT security solutions at the 2017 it-sa

    2017-09-06. The volume of data is growing rapidly in the course of Industry 4.0 (IoT) and digitization. Digital data is already being referred to as the “oil of the twenty-first century”. The fear of lost data is putting IT security more under the industry’s spotlight.

  • Rittal at the EMO Hanover 2017

    2017-09-05. Cooling systems for machine tools have to meet many different requirements: They must possess an exact temperature control system, cool efficiently and be ready for Industry 4.0 applications.

  • be top magazine: “Mastering the cloud”: How companies build up trust

    2017-08-18. Public, private or hybrid cloud: Using the cloud is increasingly becoming a long-term, economic success factor for companies. However, there is one essential requirement – trust. The new edition of “be top” explains why technological progress needs a good measure of trust if it is to thrive.

  • Rittal and ALSO Germany establish sales partnership

    2017-08-07. Rittal is expanding its global sales and distribution network by forging a partnership with ALSO Germany, an ICT and consumer electronics distributor. ALSO is broadening its portfolio to include over 500 Rittal products and IT components, and will make these solutions available to its resellers.

  • Rittal IT practical days: Digital transformation = 3 x 1

    2017-08-01. Leading studies suggest that global data volumes will increase tenfold to 163 zettabytes (ZB) by 2025. Associated infrastructure demands and the need for data center services will grow in parallel to this in the coming years.