Control and switchgear manufacturing 4.0

The digital workflow for your company

Secure your competitive advantage, and look to the power network of the future for Industry 4.0.

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Industry 4.0 and the virtual prototype

Today, end-to-end data is the key to saving time and money in any automated process. Make the most of the engineering expertise of Eplan, the System and automation know-how of Rittal.The virtual prototype is the heart of the digital workflow, linking together all process steps seamlessly and thus establishing the basis for efficiency and effectiveness – from engineering through to automated production and beyond.

  • Vertikal integration
    Networking of systems, e.g. sensor/actuator ←→ ERP
  • Horizontal integration
    Value-adding networks beyond company boundaries
  • Digital integration of engineering

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Use our carefully coordinated engineering solutions.

The EPLAN Data Portal gives you access to all the article data you need for integration into the Eplan Engineering Platform. Interfaces with Rittal tools complete the planning stage.

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Engineering combined with the virtual prototype forms the control centre for all subsequent processes in controlgear and switchgear manufacturing 4.0

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By using Rittal system solutions, you benefit from our perfectly coordinated modular system comprising enclosure, climate control, power distribution and IT infrastructure systems. The benefits for you include time savings, reliability and standardisation.

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A comprehensive portfolio of enclosures and enclosure components and the data available for these provides the basis for creating the virtual prototype and thus the perfect solution for your application.

  • Large enclosure systems
  • Command panels
  • Housings
  • Compact enlcosures
  • Consoles

We offer the perfect climate control solution for every application to ensure switchgear already in the virtual prototype operates in ideal thermal conditions.

  • Air cooling
  • Climate control units
  • Liquid cooling
  • Heaters

Benefit from our tested power distribution components and systems, which offer you maximum reliability.

  • Busbar systems
  • Ri4Power systems
  • Distribution enclosures

Wide range of accessories offers infinite possibilities

  • Base/plinth, side panels, baying technology
  • Doors/locks, roof/wall mounting
  • Interior installation, power supply
  • Cable routing, human/machine interface

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Rittal supports all process steps in manufacturing through its comprehensive portfolio of solutions that cover everything from manual tools to fully automated plants. Using custom solutions, you can optimise your processes and workshop sequences to significantly boost their effectiveness.

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Our customised automation solutions optimise your machining processes.

  • Machining centres Perforex BC
  • Cutting centre Secarex
  • 3D laser machining Perforex LC


Our various automation solutions optimise your wiring processes.

  • Visualisation for manual machining

The result

The perfect result –
the product itself.

  • Optimisation of the complete workflow in controlgear and switchgear engineering
  • Shorter throughput times
  • Faster delivery
  • More flexible response to customer requirements
  • Straightforward implementation of end customer changes

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