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Rittal establishes a smart factory

2019-03-19. The new Rittal plant in Haiger embraces the principles of Industry 4.0. The company has made its largest single investment, totalling 250 million euros, to establish the world’s most advanced facility for its new compact and small enclosures.

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  • Save carbon dioxide and keep to the rules with Rittal

    2019-08-15. Starting on 01 January 2020, there will be bans on the use of certain refrigerants as well as new regulations and rules on the operation, servicing and labelling of cooling and air-conditioning plants. Rittal has the answers to the users of refrigeration equipment questions on what to do now.

  • Rittal Innovation Center welcomes 10,000th visitor

    2019-08-07. In July, the Haiger-based Rittal Innovation Center welcomed its 10,000th visitor three years after its opening. The great interest visitors have shown in live presentations and training courses underscore the high demand for innovations in panel building and switchgear manufacturing.

  • “betop” magazine awarded gold and silver

    2019-08-05. “betop” has received the highest honour at the 25th Communicator Awards. The international programme is one of the world’s leading creative competitions, receiving approximately 6000 entries each season. The Friedhelm Loh Group’s magazine was placed first in the Design and Print category.

  • Bosch Global Supplier Award for Rittal

    2019-08-01. On 10 June, Rittal received the coveted Bosch Global Supplier Award, granted every two years. From a total of some 43,000 suppliers around the world, Bosch honoured 47 companies from 15 countries.

  • Reducing pollutant emissions at sea

    2019-07-15. Starting in January 2020, ship exhaust gases will only be permitted to have a sulphur content of 0.5 percent. Consequently, the maritime industry is working on innovative solutions to further reduce the environmental impact of large engines.

  • Dr René Umlauft joined Rittal’s Management Board on 1 June 2019

    2019-06-28. He was appointed to the Rittal Management Board with effect from 1 June 2019. He is responsible for sales in the regions of Europe, North and South America, Asia-Pacific, as well as the Middle East and Africa. In addition, he is in charge of Service, Internal Sales, as well as Operations.

  • New Blue e chillers from 11 to 25 kW

    2019-06-25. Rittal has significantly improved its cooling technology for machines and enclosures with its new “Blue e” chillers in the 11 to 25 kW output class range. Using 40 percent less refrigerant, the devices are making an important contribution to sustainable environmental protection.

  • German Innovation Award for the Rittal VX25 large enclosure system

    2019-06-14. The VX25 large enclosure system from Rittal has won the 2019 German Innovation Award. The German Design Council honoured the innovative large enclosure system on May 28 as the winner in the “Excellence in Business to Business/Machines & Engineering” category.

  • Rittal with new NEMA 3R/4 cooling units

    2019-05-28. Cooling technology for outdoor applications today must function reliably even in extreme heat and cold, moisture and dust. But the requirements are even higher.

  • A charging infrastructure that is standardised, safe and fast

    2019-05-15. E-mobility is gaining in importance and is set to become available to a broad user market. The expansion of the charging infrastructure is helping to boost confidence in e-mobility and reduce the current problems of range, infrastructure and price. Rittal supports the entire value chain.

  • Friedhelm Loh Group employees and owner donate €200,000 for good causes

    2019-05-09. Giving a little hope to people in need is what moti-vates the employees of the Friedhelm Loh Group to make their traditional annual donation. In 2018, together with owner Professor Friedhelm Loh, they collected €200,000 to help regional non-profit institutions as well as Médecins sans Frontières for its work in Yemen.

  • Rittal at the “The smarter E Europe”: The future of energy is digital

    2019-05-03. How can plant engineers in the energy sector automate and industrialise their value chain processes in line with Industry 4.0? From 15 to 17 May, Rittal is appearing at “The smarter E”, a trade fair dedicated to energy, to provide specific answers to these and many other questions and present practical solutions.

  • Data centre in a wind turbine unit wins award

    2019-04-25. • Rittal, SICP and WestfalenWIND IT win first prize at German Data Center Award 2019 • They won the top prize in the “Ideas and research in relation to data centres” category for high-density IT rooms for colocation operation mode • Sustainable solution geared towards standardisation and cost-efficient operation