May 11, 2015 – Schaumburg, IL – Rittal North America (www.rittal.us), the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical enclosure cabinets for power distribution systems, climate control systems and IT infrastructure, will present on “The Value-Added Chain of Control Panel Design & Manufacturing” at The Automation Conference, Chicago Marriott O’Hare, May 19-20.
The presentation, from Rittal Solution Engineer Stewart Wilson, will discuss how enclosure flexibility and scalability paired with automated design and cutting tools can reduce costs and boost productivity for control panel manufacturers. Wilson will present at 2:15 on May 19 and 3:30 on May 20; to register for the event visit here.
“The seminar will explore taking the current state of control panel manufacturing to a powerful, fully-automated process,” says Wilson. “During our session, we’ll show how computer-aided design and modular componentry combine to make automation succ -ess affordable and repeatable.”
Main take-aways from this session will include:
- Learning how solutions like Rittal’s fit into Industry 4.0;
- Improving workflow for project development, planning and design;
- Using computer aided engineering to reduce manufacturing/processing costs and boost productivity;
- Leveraging the benefits of modular design;
- Applying automation for precise machining of enclosure parts and mounting panels.
As part of Rittal’s Global System Consulting group, Wilson brings 20 years of control system design experience and a wealth of industrial design knowledge to the conference. He has a B.S. in Industrial Technology from Illinois State University and was named “Innovator of the Year” at a prior employer.
Rittal North America, headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, is the U.S. subsidiary of Rittal GmbH & Co. KG and manufactures the world’s leading industrial and IT enclosures, racks and accessories, including climate control and power management systems for industrial, data center, outdoor and hybrid applications. Rittal‘s off-the-shelf standard, modified standard and custom-engineered products are recognized throughout the world as innovative, high quality solutions for practically any industrial or IT infrastructure application — from single enclosures to comprehensive, mission critical systems.