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The Friedhelm Loh Group is taking over IoTOS, a start-up based in Limburg, Germany

2019-10-10. Three Friedhelm Loh Group companies will be working together even more closely in the future: Rittal, German Edge Cloud and IoTOS, along with Bosch Connected Industry will be offering the first complete solution for integrating, harmonising and analysing industrial production data.

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  • Into the monastery – for progress

    2019-11-15. “Stagnation means decline and I won’t have it!” That was the motto of this year’s "Trainee Days" event for Friedhelm Loh Group apprentices, held at the Gnadenthal monastery.

  • Rittal receives special award for digital transformation at paint shop

    2019-10-29. Rittal’s drive for ever-greater digital connectivity has been recognised by the judges of the Besser Lackieren (“Better Painting”) awards, a highly coveted accolade in the German painting industry. The business received the newly created special prize for digital transformation at its advan paint shop at its new plant.

  • Rittal at the Husum Wind 2019

    2019-08-30. At the Husum Wind trade fair (10 to 13 September) in Husum, Rittal presents new solutions to significantly accelerate the planning and production processes. The trade fair highlights include the new AX and KX compact and small enclosures along with infrastructure solutions for energy storage.

  • The easy way to get cooling units IoT-ready

    2019-08-30. For a company to implement Industry 4.0, its machinery and equipment must be able to communicate with each other and the internet. To ensure customers can integrate existing Blue e cooling units into condition monitoring and IoT systems, Rittal is now offering a adaptor that retrofits communications capabilities.

  • 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.