Rittal Enclosures Blog

Nestlé, Switzerland: Hygienic Design at the Research Center

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2018 11:50:00 AM / by Rittal Enclosures posted in Rittal Enclosures, Food & Beverage manufacturing, Hygienic design


Food hygiene. The Nestlé Product Technology Centre (PTC) in Orbe, Switzerland, is the group-wide research and development center for coffee, chocolate drinks and malt beverages. Nestlé demands state-of-the-art process technology, high availability and hygienic design from its suppliers when purchasing new machines. Enter Rittal.

"We simply want to acquire the best and most modern products the market has to offer."  - Phillipe Demarque, Project Manager, Nestlé PTC Orbe

Efficient cleaning

Nestlé has drawn up a comprehensive hygiene specification for all open processes in foodstuffs production. This stipulates how electrical cables are to be fixed in place, regulates the cleanability of

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Taking it Global Together: Rittal and IBM

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 3, 2017 3:28:46 PM / by Rittal Enclosures posted in Rittal Enclosures, IT Cabinets, IT Enclosures, IT, IBM

Rittal Corporation and IBM have formed a global alliance, grown from a successful cooperative effort launched in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) in 2015. Rittal’s expertise in IT infrastructure coupled with IBM’s resiliency services in planning, constructing, operating and servicing data centers forms the basis for construction of data center projects.

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Rittal Named One of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Illinois

[fa icon="calendar'] May 17, 2017 9:42:15 AM / by Rittal Enclosures posted in Rittal Enclosures, Careers

While some may find the news about domestic economic growth of late disheartening, the number of great places to work in the U.S. does offer cause for optimism.

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Bioethanol Manufacturers Work To Improve Safety And Efficiency

[fa icon="calendar'] May 4, 2017 9:06:00 AM / by Rittal Enclosures posted in Rittal Enclosures, Enclosures, industrial safety, bioethanol

Bioethanol is an alcohol created through the fermentation of carbohydrates produced in sugar or starch crops such as corn, sugarcane, or sweet sorghum. In the United States, most of the bioethanol produced is made from corn; in Brazil, the world’s second largest bioethanol producer, the dominant feedstock is sugar cane. Although research is underway and a few plants have been built to create cellulosic ethanol by fermenting materials such as agricultural residue, algae, wood processing waste, yard and vegetative waste, food processing waste, etc., field corn is the feedstock used to create 98 percent of the bioethanol produced in the United States.1

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Industrial Enclosures Protect Components in Harsh Environments

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2016 9:00:00 AM / by Steve Sullivan, Training Manager posted in Rittal Enclosures, Industrial Enclosures, Enclosures for Electronics, modular enclosures, enlosures

Industrial enclosures face harsh conditions. From blazing to frigid temperatures, to dust, oil, dirt, airborne corrosives and liquids. Industrial engineers know that the manufacturing environment poses a multitude of challenges to the integrity of the control panel infrastructure.  

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Rittal Improves Custom Modifications of Industrial Enclosures

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2016 9:51:15 AM / by Mike Herzog, Manager Service/RAS posted in Rittal Enclosures, Industrial Enclosures, modular enclosures, Project Planning, enlosures

Every enclosure represents a unique challenge. Power systems, lighting, wiring, door configuration, and cooling units all require custom modifications. Full automation of the process increases accuracy and improves the turnaround time.

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Considerations for Industrial Enclosure Cooling

[fa icon="calendar'] May 12, 2016 2:02:40 PM / by Eric Corzine, Product Manager - Climate Control posted in Rittal Enclosures, Climate Control, Industrial Enclosures, Project Planning, Blue e+, Process Cooling

Data Centers and server racks run hot. Protecting the technology backbone of your company means managing air flow, temperature, energy consumption and cooling technology.

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President Obama visits Rittal booth at Hannover Fair

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 27, 2016 1:04:16 PM / by Rick Henderson posted in Rittal Enclosures, hannover, obama

The Rittal booth at the 2016 Hannover Fair hosted President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on their opening tour of the Fair yesterday. The President and Chancellor were able to speak with owner and CEO, Dr. Friedhelm Loh, and discuss Rittal’s innovative technology. The President and Chancellor Merkel were impressed by the new Blue e+ Cooling Units and their energy efficiency.

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The Value of Dealing with Rittal Enclosures, Climate Control and More

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 22, 2015 7:37:00 AM / by Rittal Enclosures posted in Rittal Enclosures, Climate Control

Product certifications and approvals are pivotal to the global acceptance of industrial products. Rittal products meet the highest internationally recognized quality standards. All components are subjected to the most stringent testing in accordance with international standards and regulations.

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Rittal’s Enclosure Products Carry Passports to World Markets

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2015 2:00:00 PM / by Rittal Enclosures posted in Rittal Enclosures

Products marketed in world markets must document that they comply with government directives. That’s important to a global organization like Rittal, and explains why its products carry the CE label (European Communities = Communautés Européennes), documenting a product's compliance with the respective EU Directives.

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