RITTAL and HEITEC AG Reinforce UK Partnership in Electronic Housing Systems
Rittal and HEITEC announce a strengthening of their already close partnership for the UK market. Over the past three years HEITEC have progressively appropriated (from Rittal GmbH) responsibility for the design, production and packaging of all standard and customer configured electronic solutions.These electronic packaging solutions retain their Rittal part numbers and customers can now enjoy increased flexibility and configuration options due to the closer direct links between Rittal in the UK and HEITEC.
Sales Director for Rittal Limited Ian Clarke said: We are confident that with the additional support from HEITEC coupled with a focus to add value, remove cost and save valuable sourcing and assembly costs, there are plenty of applications and opportunities for Rittal to be considered as a very strong supplier for all electronic packaging requirements.
Alongside the partnership with HEITEC and combined with Rittal’s dedicated UK subcontractor for front-panel engineering and low volume assemblies, Rittal is better positioned to service the demanding and varied needs of our customers.“
Besides “classic” electronic housing systems, the 2013 product portfolio includes subracks, subrack components and accessories as well as desktop housings. Furthermore, Rittal will continue to offer special items and customer specific housings and systems.
HEITEC operates its’ electronic housing business from their factory located in Eckental Germany, which was acquired by HEITEC from Rittal GmbH in 2011. Besides the production of electronics, boards and systems, the company will continue to develop and optimise its industrial housing and system technology portfolio in the future.
“We are looking back on three years of close and successful cooperation with Rittal and this reinforced partnership is a further consistent step in generating additional synergies for the benefit of our joint customers”, says Roland Chochoiek, Director of HEITEC’s electronic division.
Internationally, HEITEC will continue to meet the needs of the market place through Rittal sales subsidiaries such as Rittal Limited based at Hellaby, Rotherham.