How to become winners

In automotive manufacturing, in wind turbines, on cruise ships or at airports - the potential applications for Rittal solutions are many and varied. Your requirements are specific? With our comprehensive industry know-how, we can offer you the best and most suitable solutions and services. Find out from the following customer references how you too can benefit and become a winner.

Elpex AG

Almost as if it does it on its own – wire processing made eight times faster

Almost half of the production time had been spent on wiring, as wiring can take up as much as 54 hours for a typical enclosure. This has changed at Elpex AG.

Lidl Finland

Smart Shopping

And again no coffee on the shelf, although it is right at the top of the shopping list. This cannot happen at LIDL in Finland, where Rittal's IT department ensures that the shelves are always well stocked.


Protected from rain and sunshine

The German city of Freiburg boasts a fleet of climate-friendly electric buses. These buses benefit from an ingenious charging infrastructure from SBRS GmbH incorporating Rittal components that offer ideal protection against the elements and unauthorised...

thyssenkrupp Steel

thyssenkrupp Steel is expanding its IT infrastructure with Rittal Edge Data Centers

Rittal Edge Data Centers are helping thyssenkrupp Steel quickly and flexibly build the IT resources required at its actual production sites to advance the digitalization of a wide range of steel production processes. The Rittal IT containers installed...

Schweizerische Südostbahn

A future-proof, high-availability data centre for Swiss railway operator SOB

A top priority for the Swiss regional rail operator Schweizerische Südostbahn is to ensure its trains run on time, meaning extremely reliable IT is a must.


E-mobility for everybody

The international availability and quality of Rittal products were decisive factors in winning the order from Tritium. The Rittal solution is also used, among other things, to protect the sensitive electrical components of the charging stations from...


A smart city in Korea

Smart cities are networked, high-tech environments designed to improve residents’ personal and professional lives while also making them more sustainable. A prime example can be found in a new district of the huge city of Incheon in South Korea, which...

Elektro Löscher

Automation solutions for a small business

Small electrical engineering business wins new customers by investing in automation solutions from Rittal Automation Systems.

Dubrovnik Airport

Rittal data centre ensures high availability, reliability and quality

A fail-safe data centre is key to the smooth running of any airport. Dubrovnik Airport is open 24 hours a day, making the reliability, availability, safety and quality of the IT infrastructure the most important criteria when awarding the relevant...

Zweifel Pomy-Chips

Rittal Hygienic Design (HD) enclosures contribute to quality

Food manufacturing at Zweifel Pomy-Chips is subject to stringent regulations. Stainless steel enclosures from Rittal help ensure compliance with internal quality standards and international ISO and IFS requirements.

Bauer Systeme

Reliable data every step of the way

End-to-end automation and consistent digitalization of all processes are success factors in panel building and switchgear manufacturing.


Roter Teppich für ein neues Rechenzentrum

Digital technology has revolutionised the film industry in recent years – and that means big data. Processing these huge volumes of data both quickly and reliably is one of the major challenges facing film makers, which is why film equipment company...

WUND Group

Smooth and secure spa operations

When large amounts of data are processed round the clock to ensure customers can rely on processes running smoothly, fail-safe data centre operation is an absolute must. For this very reason, autonomous Rittal Edge Data Centers and standardisation play...

Dormann + Winkels

Saving time during installation with RiLine Compact

Time and again, Dormann + Winkels has found accommodating electrical components for small auxiliary drives something of a challenge, but Rittal has the solution.

Synchro Engineering Limited

Enclosure project completed in record time

From ten hours to 90 minutes – Rittal automation solution machines enclosures with speed and precision.

Schaltanlagenbau GmbH Westermann

Automatic production in switchgear construction

Wiring the components in an enclosure involves a lot of manual work. A solution from Eplan promises efficiency gains.


Music in the data centre

The cooling system for SUISA’s old data centre built back in the 1960s covered its entire 150 m² area. Rittal provided the Swiss company with a reliable, energy-efficient solution.


Fast and automated machining of stainless steel

The new laser machining centre from Rittal Automation Systems is making it much quicker and easier for Plenge to process orders requiring stainless steel enclosures.

Cargill, Inc.

Guaranteeing process safety

Having decided on Rittal cooling units to ensure a high level of process reliability, the international group Cargill is benefiting from a whole range of professional services.

Customer application

100 percent availability

When one of the USA’s largest telecom providers was in need of flexibly configurable IT racks, including cooling and monitoring solutions, for a new research and test installation, it found what it was looking for at Rittal.

GSA Elektrotechnik und Engineering

Modular system for small switchgear

GSA Elektrotechnik und Engineering GmbH was looking for a clearly designed, compact energy distribution system requiring a maximum of 80 A. RiLine Compact from Rittal provided the ideal solution.

Haberkorn GmbH

A compact, future-proof container solution for Haberkorn

Efficient, reliable IT infrastructure is business-critical for the customers of Haberkorn GmbH. The company not only distributes its 200,000 products in Austria, but also in Switzerland, Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia. Luckily, Rittal Data Center...

Van Meer Industrial Services

Cutting-edge motor controllers

At Dutch company Van Meer Industrial Services, a new digital process controller is optimising design, planning and final assembly.

Meyer Werft

IT systems must be shipshape

Norwegian Joy is the largest ship ever built at the Meyer Werft shipyard in the German city of Papenburg. Powerful IT systems from Rittal ensure optimum comfort for over 4,000 passengers and around 2,000 crew members while the vessel is at sea.

STIWA Automation

Eighty percent less energy

STIWA Automation GmbH regularly measures energy consumption. In some cases, machines require less energy in order to move than they need for climate control purposes. The company now uses energy-efficient cooling units from the Rittal Blue e+ series to...

B. Braun

A data centre that meets Industry 4.0 requirements in a flash

The IT experts at B. Braun, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical technology and pharmaceutical products, were faced with a real challenge – rapidly expanding the site’s IT infrastructure ready for a new, state-of-the-art production facility.

Gartner Elektrotechnik

Growing with the help of automated enclosure machining technology

Gartner Elektrotechnik understands that for a business to grow, it must invest – in people, infrastructure and equipment. The electrical engineering company based in northern Austria has its sights set on process automation and growth with a Perforex LC...


Flight simulation for safety tests

Before an A320 can take off for its maiden flight from the runway at the Airbus factory in Hamburg-Finkenwerder, a variety of tests and simulations need to be successfully completed, during which powerful servers and other hardware components in...

Baumgartner Automation

Convincing certificates

Austrian company Baumgartner Automation mainly works for the construction industry. Impressive flagship projects include a major contract for a quarry in the UAE in collaboration with Rittal.

ene't GmbH

Container data centre from Rittal – fast and reliable

A high-performance, fail-safe data centre is vital for ene’t GmbH to safeguard its business success. Over 500 ene’t customers from the energy sector also rely on the high availability of the IT services provided by the company’s data centre, which is...


Perforex cuts process times by two-thirds

Automated enclosure machining with the Perforex from Rittal Automation Systems ensures full process continuity.

Nestlé, Switzerland

Hygienic design at the research centre

Nestlé demands state-of-the-art process technology, high availability and hygienic design when purchasing new machines from its suppliers, and Rittal is no exception.

Pneumatechnique Ltd.

Enclosure constructor cuts costs with automation solution from Rittal

British enclosure manufacturer Pneumatechnique Ltd. was looking for ways of using automation to reduce its operating costs – and found the perfect solution with Rittal.

Vitens Water Company

Digitization in the drinking water supply

The largest water company in the Netherlands is “digitalizing” the network to make the drinking water supply even more reliable. Vitens houses the components required to collect the necessary measurement data in robust outdoor enclosures from Rittal.

Universal Investment

Data centre installed in record time

Dynamic company growth necessitated a move to bigger premises for asset management company Universal-Investment. The most time-critical item on the project agenda was setting up a new data centre in Frankfurt. Rittal supplied a data centre in just six...


Rittal and the chocolate factory

Manner invests heavily in its production site. The long-established company’s new headquarters includes a data centre for which Rittal supplied the IT infrastructure.


End-to-end enclosure machining with Perforex

Fill GmbH is all set for digitalization with the help of solutions from Eplan and Rittal.

Schubert Elektroanlagen

The future belongs to automation

A Perforex helps Schubert Elektroanlagen meet speed and quality requirements. The virtual construction of the Rittal enclosure takes place with the help of the EPLAN Pro Panel engineering solution.


Energy saving with Rittal Blue e+

EVVA Sicherheitstechnologie GmbH’s CSR strategy includes a commitment to sustainability. Innovative components such as the new Blue e+ cooling units from Rittal are helping the company save energy.


Investment is safeguarding competitiveness

Switchgear manufacturer uses workshop automation to meet customer demands for shorter delivery times.

Province of South Holland

South Holland teleoperates waterways using IT infrastructure from Rittal

The province of South Holland in the Netherlands manages and maintains 78 bridges and locks belonging to its network of waterways. It has developed a standardised solution incorporating Rittal products to control this infrastructure, which involves...

Pezag Elektro AG

Precision planning of power distribution with Rittal

Pezag Elektro AG enlisted the help of partners such as Rittal to meet the stringent requirements involved in building a stadium in the Swiss city of Schaffhausen.


Data centre in just seven months

When tasked with providing a new data centre as quickly as possible, Chindata Co. Ltd., one of China’s biggest providers of cloud and colocation services, selected Rittal to assist with conceptual design and implementation.

Xylem Services GmbH

Xylem Services GmbH cuts operating costs with Rittal Blue e+ cooling units

Xylem Services GmbH is saving an annual five-figure sum by using Blue e+ cooling units from Rittal to cool its switchgear.


Hot water on the mountainside

A photovoltaic system and a combined heat and power plant operated with vegetable oil supply carbon-neutral electrical energy for the alpine hut of the German Alpine Association’s Coburg section. The hut offers hot showers, a drying room and even...

W. Althaus AG

Automation in panel building and switchgear construction

There is still much room for improvement in panel building and switchgear manufacturing. W. Althaus AG, based in Switzerland, has scrutinised and automated every process as far as possible.

Nestlé, Switzerland

Energy efficiency for roasted coffee

In addition to process heat, the food industry requires continuous cooling that is as energy efficient as possible. A great deal of energy is needed for everything from refrigerated storage and fast freezing to the cooling of electrical controls.

Ford Motorenwerke

Service and efficiency check of cooling units reveals savings potentials

The Ford engine plant in Cologne was forced to shut down a number of times in the space of a year due to defective cooling units. The company immediately accepted the offer from Rittal to carry out a manufacturer-independent inventory of all cooling...

Weiling GmbH

Organic products at high speed

The Coesfeld-based organics wholesaler Weiling needed a new, stable IT infrastructure to handle the logistics associated with its rapid growth.

Alexander Bürkle

Electrical design with the digital twin

The company Alexander Bürkle, which employs around 800 people at 22 locations in southern Germany, is currently evolving from an electrical wholesaler to a service provider that offers intelligent engineering support for its customers in building...


High-availability, energy-efficient e-commerce processes with Rittal

An online retailer in the USA used Rittal systems to modernise its warehouses’ IT infrastructure and is also saving energy as a result.


Reliable protection of the electronic control functions during wet cleaning

“Maultaschen” (ravioli-like filled pasta cases) are a Swabian speciality and every day, nearly 1.5 million of them leave Bürger, a local, family-run business. State-of-the-art production and process technology and the highest hygiene standards are...

Celler Land Geflügel

Hygienic protection of the control electronics

Every day, more than 500,000 packs of fresh chicken leave Celler Landgeflügel. The highest standards of hygiene must be adhered to when preparing fresh poultry.

XPAR Vision

IT-supported manufacturing process monitoring

Extreme temperatures and ever-present dust in glass manufacturing are a big challenge for sensitive measurement systems. An IT infrastructure designed to withstand this kind of heat is therefore a must.

Voith Turbo

Energy costs reduced by 70 per cent

Voith Turbo discovered that switching the enclosure climate control technology used for the machining centres in its production department to state-of-the-art Blue e+ cooling units from Rittal could deliver considerable efficiency savings.

Ingela Ltd.

First an extended workbench – now a professional service provider

“We want to exploit the potential of automation fully” says Ingo Straub, Managing Partner of Ingela. This has set the stage for further stages of automation. Secondly, Ingela introduced EPLAN Pro Panel for its 3D enclosure configuration and routing.


Hygienically packed fire extinguishers

In addition to the need for food processing machinery to be hygienically clean at all times, the immediate production environment must also meet the highest standards of cleanliness. This also applies to seemingly unrelated equipment such as fire...

National Bank of Kuwait

System availability of 99.982%

Demanding an availability of 99.982 per cent and permitting downtime of just 1.6 hours a year, the Uptime Institute has high expectations when it comes to Tier III certification of a data centre. The challenge faced by the National Bank of Kuwait was...

Bosch Rexroth AG

A chiller in the iron foundry

When temperatures reach 40°C, things get uncomfortably hot for electronics. In iron foundries, of course, it regularly gets even hotter. At its site in Lohr am Main, Bosch Rexroth GmbH runs its own foundry, which incorporates a sand preparation plant....

Italian retailer

Perfect service

An Italian supermarket chain is using an IT infrastructure from Rittal to provide a unique shopping experience for customers and ensure the relevant IT processes benefit from high availability.

Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA)

Hybrid system for drilling vessels

Based in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, AKA provides solutions – incorporating components from Rittal – for open sea, offshore and industrial applications in the oil and gas industry, and also for supplying electricity at sea and on dry...


Consistent data boosts productivity

The major challenge for medium-sized panel building and switchgear manufacturing companies lies in completing projects as efficiently as possible while also delivering a quality result. A high degree of automation and end-to-end data retention – from...

Use Case

Prepared for every strong wind

Whether in the forests of Canada, remote villages in Australia or on the North Sea, wind turbines are expected to provide reliable electricity for well over twenty years. To achieve this, the electronics inside must be safely protected against cold,...


Realising the Industry 4.0 vision with 3D engineering

Everyone is talking about Industry 4.0 and the way it will revolutionise manufacturing. At Belgian medium-sized enterprise Ceratec, too, the management team has embraced digital transformation.

Vidal Automatización y Control

Panel building and switchgear manufacturing trimmed for efficiency

Flexibility and rapid production are two of the main demands placed on panel building and switchgear manufacturing today. Vidal Automatización y Control has been facing up to these challenges and looking for ways to increase the efficiency of the...


Clean milk production

To ensure supermarket customers reaching for a yoghurt or a bar of chocolate never have any cause for concern regarding the cleanliness of the manufacturing process, all machinery, equipment and components in food production lines must have a hygienic...

Canal Marine & Industrial

A standardised system: hybrid drives on the Great Lakes

In 2019, the Great Lakes Towing Company based in Cleveland, Ohio, commissioned the first three tugs with hybrid propulsion. Rittal is also on board, supplying the switchgear technology for the electric drive.

CSP Terminal

When enclosures have to brave wind and weather

Sea air may be regarded as being healthy, but not for electrical installations. Electrical components are normally housed in an enclosure that provides the necessary reliable protection against environmental influences.

H&W Control GmbH

Leading with hydropower

For a plant on Panama's highest mountain, the Volcán Barú, H&W Control relied on enclosures from Rittal. Five bays - three for energy management with the RiLine 1600 A busbar system and two bays for plant control - were delivered to Panama.

Demando GmbH

A cutting-edge data centre for Kaiserslautern

Kaiserslautern’s growing importance as a location for IT companies has led to the Pfalz region being referred to as “Silicon Woods”. Alongside its own applications, Demando GmbH now also hosts IT applications for other local authority establishments in...

ATR Industrie-Elektronik GmbH

ATR Industrie-Elektronik GmbH: Fit for the US market with UL certification

Krefeld-based ATR Industrie-Elektronik GmbH constructed a switchgear system with a total of 150 metres of enclosures for a fibreboard production plant in the United States. To ensure problem-free acceptance in Barnwell, South Carolina, the system had to...

OSI Food Solutions

Hygiene for the burger industry

Pure hygiene – that is the claim made by OSI Food Solutions Germany, and it is backed up with the very latest technology.

Ripploh Elektrotechnik & Engineering

Up to 1,500 wires in eight hours

Promoting automation is Andreas Ripploh’s goal. At his company, Ripploh Elektrotechnik & Engineering, for example, a Wire Terminal from Rittal is now in operation that significantly increases productivity in wire processing.

Fest GmbH

Twice as fast

Connecting auxiliary consumers in large control and switchgear systems has frequently been a complicated and time-consuming task involving a lot of manual work. Fest GmbH, a manufacturer of control and switchgear from Goslar in Germany has found a far...

Bosch Rexroth

Fifty percent less energy consumption

You should never underestimate the energy consumption of machine tools: cooling enclosures and spindles for instance account for more than 15 per cent of it. A test installation in a CNC lathe at Bosch Rexroth demonstrated that the new Rittal Blue e+...


Switchgear system with form separation delivers robust safety

A modern recycling plant requires sophisticated facilities, such as the Complejo Medioambiental in Gipuzkoa in the south of San Sebastian – for which Spanish panel-building and switchgear specialist Diselcom recently implemented a Form 4b low-voltage...

Lang GmbH

Energy consumption per machine has now been halved

CNC milling and engraving machines from Lang GmbH are in use all over the world. Similarly, energy efficiency and sustainability are also in demand worldwide. Thanks to Rittal’s Blue e+ chillers, mechanical engineering company Lang has taken an...

Althaus AG

W. Althaus: automation in their DNA

For W. Althaus, the key to greater efficiency in switchgear manufacture and panel building is automation. In addition, the Swiss-based company is focusing on the end-to-end digital integration of its processes, and is partnering closely with Rittal,...

Littau GmbH

Littau GmbH: Upgraded to a research vessel

Originally built in 1981, the fisheries protection vessel Seefalke was transformed into one of the world’s most state-of-the-art research ships in the space of just two years. Littau, a switchgear engineering company that specialises in industrial and...

Rittal solutions for the biggest Chinese e-commerce platform

When vast quantities of goods are being ordered online, you are dependent on state-of-the-art logistics centres to guarantee efficient order processing and to deliver the goods to customers as quickly as possible. In the case of, the biggest...

Gels GmbH

Wiring now six times faster

Industry 4.0 is being put into practice at Gels GmbH. The company relies on an optimum solution – from design and project planning to implementation – without any interface losses. With support from Eplan and Rittal Automation Systems it is all made...

Aurubis Bulgaria

Blue e+ impresses with energy savings of 86%

Aurubis Bulgaria discovered Rittal Blue e+ cooling units while searching for additional ways to save energy in its production processes. The copper recycling company put the cooling unit series through its paces to check the energy values communicated....

Hyundai Motor Company

Efficiency through global standardisation

When bringing its global plant technology and systems into line with Industry 4.0 standards, the automotive manufacturer Hyundai Motor Compoany specified solutions from Eplan and Rittal as the international standard for design, engineering and equipment...


Better bacon with Rittal HD enclosures

Hygiene is an absolute must in the food industry. But so, too, is the smooth running of production systems. This is especially true for a major slaughterhouse such as Compaxo in the Netherlands, which processes around 35,000 pigs every week. The company...

NorthWind Technical Services

Huge reduction in manufacturing time

NorthWind Technical Services believes that automation is at the heart of any modern manufacturing system. The control panel fabricator, headquartered in Kansas, USA, is 100% customer-centric, because each use case, and therefore each system, is unique,...

University of Oxford

Mini data centre solves a problem in Oxford

The University of Oxford has one of the biggest and most important collections in the world, comprising more than 21 million objects, specimens and printed items. The collection also includes the Museum of Natural History, which is part of the Gardens,...

Stellantis Mexico

Service contract for 1,500 cooling units

Stellantis is the fourth-biggest car manufacturer in the world, producing world-famous brands in more than 30 countries. In Saltillo in Mexico, for example, Stellantis produces car engines for the North-American market.

VX SE free-standing enclosure system

"A perfect fit!"

The “just start building and we can always extend later” approach to switchgear manufacturing is now regarded as outdated. The current trend is towards growing standardisation, and free-standing enclosure systems are planned in detail from the outset –...


One nice surprise after another

Opportunities for saving energy are everywhere, but which measures are practical and can be implemented on a large scale? Energy and environmental management staff ask themselves this question all the time. Even a saving that appears small at first...


Tackling electrical arcing

Temperatures of well over 10,000 degrees, an immense pressure wave andrapidly spreading hot gases – an arc fault accident poses a huge danger to people and technology. Companies are increasingly seeking to minimise these risks. For switchgear...


Rittal is helping to brew something special

Belgian brewery Alken-Maes, known for its Affligem brand, has invested in a new data centre at its Opwijk site, having opted for a Rittal IT solution with an integrated climate control solution. The advantages for this long-standing brewing company: the...

Automated driving at the BMW Group

Pit stop for 16 TB of data

Adaptive cruise control and lane assist are two functions devised by automotive developers some 20 years ago that have long since become standard features in all new cars. However, countless further test drives will be required and huge volumes of data...

Kuka Industries

Saving on space - easy on the pocket

In data centres, every square metre of space and every kilowatt hour of electricity counts. What’s needed are all-in-one solutions that free up space while also significantly cutting power consumption. Providing proof that both these needs can be met is...


Cool when the heat is on

Soltau is something of a hotspot. When the ovens at Harry-Brot reach over 200 degrees Celsius, the bread rolls and loaves aren’t alone in feeling the heat. The company’s staff and equipment also work up a sweat. Despite a room air temperature of 45...

Lefdal Mine

Green computing power at the fjord

Digitalization is giving a real boost to high performance computing – a sector that needs to be environmentally friendly, too. Providing lots of computer power, using lots of energy for servers and cooling, and staying in harmony with the environment –...

Beumer & Blumenbecker

Caution - supply bottleneck!

The Beumer Group and Blumenbecker are actually doing very well. The order books of these two businesses in the German town of Beckum are full. If only it weren’t for the supply bottlenecks! Suppliers are currently under renewed scrutiny as a result....

Tesvolt AG

Not tied to the power grid

A growing number of shipping companies are becoming independent from the power grid, and with good reason – electricity prices are continuing to rise, while power cuts are very costly. Besides being a logical and climate-friendly solution, generating...