Boldness is a trait of character that enables people to dare to take action, achieve exceptional results and not be deterred by risks. But what actually drives people to be bold and to risk going to extremes? This issue of be top takes a closer look at the question as to why athletes and engineers push things to their limits and beyond.
be top is the company magazine of the Friedhelm Loh Group: 80 pages of articles and background reports.
Main topics in this issue:
Beyond All Limits
Whether in extreme diving or building tunnels through mountains – athletes and engineers have just one motto: higher, deeper, further.
“I know my limits”
The wingsuit jumper Ellen Brennan talks about how flying changed her and the role technology plays in her sport.
When the Earth Shakes
Container solutions from Rittal assisted the quick reconstruction of the power supply grid in New Zealand.
Fire in the Data Centre
In emergencies, early fire detection and active extinguishing systems safeguard data, preventing losses and downtimes.
Factory of the Future
Rittal is investing 170 million euros in a new compact enclosure factory that will operate according to the principles of Industry 4.0.
Rittal Chairman of the Management Board Dr Karl-Ulrich Köhler speaks about German industry being at the forefront of digitisation.
Quality on the Line
Steel suppliers to Volkswagen must offer the highest quality – just like Stahlo does.
In the Thick of Things!
The interim report on Rittal’s pilot project Qualification for Refugees is also available as a guidebook for other companies.