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Sep 28, 2023

How Thermoelectric Cooling Can Help You Optimize Your Enclosure Climate Control — and Increase Your Sustainability Efforts

The most common method of industrial enclosure cooling in the manufacturing space uses a vapor-compression model, a method of cooling that requires a combination of refrigerants and an internal compressor in order to create cooling output.

Sep 26, 2023

What Kind of Industrial Enclosures Are Ideal for High-Pressure Processing in Food and Beverage Manufacturing

The importance of food safety reached new heights for consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic — in fact, a majority of consumers still identified food and beverage safety as a top tier concern even as the pandemic began to subside.

Sep 20, 2023

3 Things Manufacturers Should Know About Industry 5.0

As opposed to a giant leap forward, Industry 5.0 is more of a reconsideration of how the smart technology platforms of Industry 4.0 can supplement human intervention.

Sep 15, 2023

How A More Connected Ecosystem Can Help Manufacturers Overcome Their Panel Modification Challenges

One of the challenges panel builders and systems integrators face is the time-intensive nature of their manual panel modification processes.

Sep 5, 2023

IP or NEMA: Which Enclosure Rating is More Important When Designing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations?

A recent update from the Biden Administration revealed that there are more than three million EVs on the road in the U.S., and more than 130,000 EV charging stations currently in use. The President’s goal is for EVs to make up 50% of all new car sales...

Aug 7, 2023

Thinking Outside the Box: Why Energy-Efficient Enclosure Climate Control Units Are Important For Food and Beverage Manufacturers

The food and beverage industry is an increasingly diverse playing field with the continued growth of plant-based meat alternatives, dairy-free milk, gluten-free snacks, and a variety of other product categories.

Aug 2, 2023

4 Reasons Why Assemblers and Installers Love the TS 8 Modular Enclosure

Ask today’s manufacturers about their most pressing challenges, and you’ll likely hear a common refrain — the need for a more flexible automation infrastructure that can be scaled or configured quickly and easily to accommodate space constraints in...

Jul 27, 2023

A More Connected Ecosystem Can Help Material Handlers Process More Parcels

If there’s one aspect of the material handling industry that is complicating workflows for warehouses and distribution centers across the country, it’s how difficult it is to predict and plan for sudden increases in the number of parcels in the pipeline.

Jul 25, 2023

Shaping a Cooler, Greener Future: Rittal’s Blue e+ Cooling Units and Rittal’s CSO Scott Casey’s Insights on Record Summer Heat Waves

As the scorching summer heat waves continue to sweep across the United States, businesses and individuals alike are grappling with the challenges of keeping their machinery and systems cool while also minimizing their carbon footprint.

Jul 21, 2023

Edge Security Systems: Common Threats, Critical Measures, and Peace of Mind

Keeping your Edge computing components and architecture safe at all times is paramount. If you are responsible for handling traditional data center physical security, you know what it is like to always be “on.”

Jul 19, 2023

Introducing Rittal's Thought Leadership Series: Empowering Client Success Through Industry Insights and Strategies

Join our senior leadership and C-suite executives as we delve into industry trends, technological advancements, market insights, and strategies to drive your success.

Jul 17, 2023

How Automotive Manufacturers Can Reduce Their Carbon Footprint by Integrating Smart(er) Enclosure Climate Control Units

The race is on for U.S. automotive manufacturers to significantly reduce their carbon footprint, or, in some cases, adopt a completely carbon-neutral production model by as soon as 2050.

Jun 29, 2023

We Are Rittal: Marc Winward, Northeast Regional Channel Manager

For our June We Are Rittal employee spotlight, we shine a light on Marc Winward, the Northeast Regional Channel Manager at Rittal. With an impressive nine years of dedication to the company, Marc plays a crucial role at Rittal.

Jun 26, 2023

What the Growth of Plant-Based Foods Means for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

There are more plant-based food and beverage products on the market than ever before. Whether it’s oat milk or meat alternatives, the appetite for plant-based foods is bigger than it’s ever been!

Jun 15, 2023

How to Choose the Right Small Enclosures to Help Reduce Your Automation Footprint

A recent discussion of current trends in the industrial automation world explored in part how manufacturers are striving for increased digital connectivity in order to leverage a more data-driven, transparent approach to manufacturing.

Jun 9, 2023

Why Material Handlers Are Retrofitting Distribution Centers for Warehouse Automation

The reshoring of manufacturing in the U.S. was recently identified as one of the top reasons why material handlers are retrofitting distribution centers for warehouse automation.

May 31, 2023

We Are Rittal: Seth Purk and Art Bors

This month’s installment of We Are Rittal is a special one because we’re showcasing two Rittal team members, Seth Purk and Art Bors. Seth is a Rittal Quality Supervisor/Engineer, and Art is our IA Account Manager, Indirect Sales, Northeast Region.

May 19, 2023

The Importance of Energy-Efficient Enclosure Climate Control in Pet Food Production Facilities

Energy-efficient enclosure climate control is not usually the first thing that springs to mind when evaluating the top-tier concerns for food and beverage producers; in fact, the conversation usually centers on solutions designed to enhance the hygienic...