Sep 24, 2021

Special Announcement

Industry Leaders, Rittal and EPLAN, Announce New Industrial Automation, Data Center, and CAE Software Solutions at Rockwell Automation Fair

Rittal industrial and IT enclosures, edge computing solutions, enclosure modification milling terminals, and EPLAN computer-aided engineering (CAE) software showcased at Rockwell Automation Fair, November 10-11, Houston, TX, Booth # 1931

Schaumburg, IL, September 24, 2021 – Rittal, a global manufacturer of industrial and IT enclosures and EPLAN, the leader in software solutions for machine, plant, and control cabinet engineering, announce the release of new enclosures, Edge technologies, and engineering software. The new releases provide end-to-end integration, versatility in design, and future-proof systems.

Employing automated solutions and IoT capabilities are rapidly becoming a requirement as industries experience an increase in demand, labor shortages, and the need to reduce operating costs. The shift to Industry 4.0 solidifies the need for reliable, future-proof products, and complete solutions. Rittal and EPLAN are industrial automation innovation leaders for both products and software solutions to prepare for today, tomorrow, and beyond.

Launching from Rittal are the Perforex MT milling terminal and Edge IT network/server racks. Additionally, the new EPLAN 2022 platform is being showcased with a focus on Smart Wiring and digital twin technology. Customers will experience fully integrated solutions from engineering designs to final product execution as products and technologies are unveiled through live interactive demos, trainings, and presentations.

The Rittal Automation Systems new Perforex MT 2201 milling terminal provides integrators and OEMs accelerated throughput times for enclosure modifications. Capable of processing all machined materials including painted steel and stainless-steel sheet, aluminum, copper, and fiberglass. The MT 2201 provides repeatable accuracy, reliability, and increases the efficiency of modification operations by as much as 85%.

As thought leaders in Edge solutions for industrial applications, Rittal understands the need for speed to drive real results. Our Edge IT network/server racks are designed to exceed expectations for Industry 4.0 applications by harnessing data where critical processes are happening and driving real-time analytics and integrations for manufacturing companies – enabling them to make decisions that can improve operations and productivity.

Gone are the days of manual inputs and rework for electrical schematics, comprehensive Smart Wiring solutions from wire path planning to layout reduce labor, waste, and costs throughout the process. Digital twin technology allows customers to automate the manufacturing of products with a 3D design showing the actual desired output. EPLAN 2022 streamlines the electrical engineering process through efficient and reliable automation.

About Rittal

Rittal is a global manufacturer of industrial and IT enclosures, racks, and accessories, including cooling solutions and power management systems for industrial, data center, outdoor, and hybrid applications. Rittal provides innovative, high-quality solutions for practically any industrial or IT infrastructure application, from single enclosures to comprehensive, mission critical systems.

About EPLAN Software & Service GmbH & Co. KG

EPLAN provides software and service solutions in the fields of electrical, automation and mechatronic engineering. The company develops one of the world’s leading design software solutions for machine and panel builders. EPLAN is also the ideal partner to streamline challenging engineering processes.

Both standardized as well as customized interfaces to ERP and PLM/PDM systems ensure data consistency along the whole value chain. EPLAN pushes integration and automation in engineering forward. Within the EPLAN Partner Network, open interfaces and seamless integrations are realized together with partners. “Efficient engineering” is the focus. For more information, visit

Together, Rittal and EPLAN can simplify your business, watch the video to learn how.